Some Aspects Of The Reformation; An Essay Suggested By The Rev. Dr. Littledale's Lecture On…

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byJohn Gibson Cazenove

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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.1869 Excerpt: ... leisure. For the present, let us limit our gaze by certain self-chosen boundaries. I propose to my readers that we should consider the Reformation in its relation to--I. The mediaeval Church as exhibited in life and practice. II. The character of the Reformers and the mediaeval current doctrines. III. The question of authority. IV. The Renaissance. V. Toleration and political liberty. VI. The history of the last hundred years, 17691869. VII. The Church of the Future. Without further preface I launch this little bark on a somewhat bold, if not desperate, voyage of inquiry. I. To begin by asking the question, " What was the relation of the Reformation to the mediaeval Church," may call forth the very natural inquiry, "Why go so far back?" or "Why not go much further?" My answer is, that I do not go further back, partly to save time and space; and, partly, from a conviction that the great movement of the sixteenth century commenced, if it did not conclude, with an attack on certain features of the religion of the day, which were peculiar (at least in their form, if not in their essence) to mediaeval, as distinct from primitive Christianity. But we must turn our Since writing the above, I have met with the following words in a Lecture delivered by a Eoman Catholic, Mr. H. W. "Wilberforce:--" Hence Miiller's remark that ' The Reformation was at first a reaction, not so much against Catholicism as against its mediceval mode.' "--Essays on Religion, 8/-c, edited by Abp. Manning, 2nd Series, p. 341. glance for a few moments upon the great and magnificent structure of medievalism, because in the examination of an important historical event, it is simply impossible to form anything like a just conception of its nature, unless the annals of at least one previous cent...

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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.1869 Excerpt: ... leisure. For the present, let us limit our gaze by certain self-chosen boundaries. I propose to my readers that we should consid...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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