Sketches Ad Hints Of Church History, And Theological Controversy (volume 1)

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byJohn Erskine

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1790. Excerpt: ... SKETCHES Aud HINTS b F THEOLOGY AND CHURCH-HISTORY. N U M. B E R I. Varhondeling over kerkelyke verdraagzoomheyd, gegen H. Goodricke, door G. Bonnet, Utrecht, 1770. i.e. A Treatise on Ecclesiastical Toleration, against H. Goodricke, by G» Bonnet. IN 1768, Mr Goodricke, an English gentleman, a member of the Reformed Church at Groningen, published there an able attack on human confessions of faith, especially when containing articleB not fundamental. This occasioned a still abler reply by Professor Bonnet. Though the late Mr Walker of J3undonald's excellent defence of confessions renders an abridgement of Dr Bonnet's performance unnecessary; yet, from its distinguished merit, and the new light hi which it places some branches of the subject, 1 flatter myself the English reader will be gratisied by a sew extract.' t. A Page r Page 131. Let us try how far consessions should be limited to sundamental articles. I suppose a church, where men lawfully called, preach, and baptise children. Some who apply for admission, aud who declare their bclitf of sundamental doctrines, profess at the fame time their. conviction,.that every Christian has a right publicly to edisy his brethren, and to dispense the sacraments; and that infant baptism is unlawsul. They therefore request, that this liberty of preaching and dispensing the sacraments (hall be granted to them; and that they shall not be hindered from endeavouring to convince their fellow Christians, that the baptism they received in infancy was invalid, and from rebaptising such as they may convince. They plead in favour of their request, that a Christian society. is" not intitled to extend her articles beyond sundamental doctrines, which the.Church acknowledges the doctrines in which the petitioners differ from ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1790. Excerpt: ... SKETCHES Aud HINTS b F THEOLOGY AND CHURCH-HISTORY. N U M. B E R I. Varhondeling over kerkelyke verdraagzoomheyd, gegen H. Goo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217878253

ISBN - 13:9780217878258

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