Strictures On Some Parts Of The Oxford Tracts; A Charge Delivered To The Clergy Of The Archdeaconry…

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byJohn Henry Browne

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1838. Excerpt: ... SHOULD ARRIVE FOR ITS STARTING INTO LIFE." The Life of Wiclif. By Charles Web Le Bas, M.A., p. 235, and 239. No. 6. It can be no matter of surprise that writers who manifest so marked and decided a leaning to popery as the authors of the Oxford Tracts--a leaning, of which accumulated evidence has been adduced in the preceding pages; should most carefully avoid any reference to the prophecies which were, I believe, almost, if not entirely, without any exception, applied to the apostate Church of Rome by all the most eminent divines who turned their attention to those prophecies during the first century after the Reformation. But their punctual and exact fulfilment in the whole history of that great apostacy, as well in their general outlines, as in their more minute details, has ever tended to invigorate and confirm the faith of those who have not been under the influence of any such unfavourable bias. Of these prophecies, the second chapter of the second epistle to the Thessalonians forms a very interesting portion. In this chapter a conspicuous place is held by the man of sin, icho opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God. As attempts have been made of late years, in different quarters, to introduce dangerous innovations respecting the usual application of this and other predictions to the papal power: dangerous, inasmuch as such varieties of interpretations derogate greatly from the value of prophetic evidence, unsettle the minds of Christians, and render an essential service to the cause of Romanism; I will here reprint Bishop Jewel's lengthened commentary upon it, which probably is little known, and which I have no hesitation in pronouncing perfectly unanswera...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1838. Excerpt: ... SHOULD ARRIVE FOR ITS STARTING INTO LIFE." The Life of Wiclif. By Charles Web Le Bas, M.A., p. 235, and 239. No. 6. It can be no matter of surprise that w...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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