The Acquirements And Principal Obligations And Duties Of The Parish Priest; Being A Course Of…

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byJohn James Blunt

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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. 1856. Excerpt: ... LECTURE II. 1.--ON THE READING OF THE PARISH PRIEST. Having laid down general principles by which the minister of Grod must be guided in the main, if he is to be effective, in an examination of the ministerial character and conduct of the Apostle Paul, I shall proceed to illustrate and apply those principles in a series of details pertaining to the duties of a pastor of a parish in our own times and country. And these details will be of the plainest and most unambitious kind; being intended to be practical, and of actual use to young men who are about to engage in that responsible office. I will devote, then, the present Lecture, and the two succeeding ones, to offering a few hints to those who are about to take holy orders, on the method of reading they should pursue. I have no intention, however, of recommending to them a catalogue of books which they should make their curriculum. Lists of this kind, drawn up by one or other, for the use of the clergy, are innumerable, and will occur, in many instances, to the recollection of my hearers; all differing greatly, according to the religious views of the parties who suggest them, and generally packed with a reference to those views.1 But I would 1 There is a list given by Bishop Burnett in his "Pastoral Care." By Dr. Bennett, in his " Directions for Studying a Body of Divinity." By Bishop Tomline, in his "Elements of Theology." By Mr. Raikes, in " Remarks on Clerical Education." By Mr. Bickersteth, in his " Christian Student." By Bishop Maltby, in a note on one of his Charges (1834). Cadell. rather urge on them certain principles by which to govern their studies,.than multiply authors. Indeed, my object will be, to save them from a multiplicity of authors, and the confusion in knowledge they create in young ...

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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. 1856. Excerpt: ... LECTURE II. 1.--ON THE READING OF THE PARISH PRIEST. Having laid down general principles by which the minister of Grod must be...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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