The Papacy In The 19th Century; A Part Of "the History Of Catholicism Since The Restoration Of The…

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byFriedrich Nippold

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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. 1900. Excerpt: ... THE ENGLISH CONVERSIONS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES FOR THE ENGLISH CHURCH--THE OXFORD MOVEMENT' WE have traced the so-called Catholic Emancipation chiefly to the spirit of the times; but this explanation will not suffice for the second phenomenon to which we now turn our attention: the stream of conversions to the Church of Rome. There must be other deeper lying causes for the fact that large numbers of this people, so proud of its ancient liberties, bowed their necks under the Caudine yoke of recantation, and more especially, that it became the fashion among the upper ten thousand to kiss the pope's foot. A correct appreciation of these causes is of far greater importance to the historian than the statistics of the converts with their titles and incomes, which is the favourite theme of the Vatican press. Among the motives which led to the conversions were some which were specifically ecclesiastical, but we shall also have to consider a series of more general factors in the process, partly preparatory, partly co-operant. And, in a reactionary tendency such as we have before us, we must not fail to look for those underlying ideals, without which we shall be entirely unable to understand the significance of this or indeed of any other movement. 1 The German point of view from which this chapter is written must again be borne in mind. The Homeward movement in England was the cause of exultation to German papists, and they made a great show with the names of English converts. Among the preparatory causes we place the social influence of the immigrant foreign priests, and the romantic literature and poetry, in which the influence of Scott,1 Byron, and Moore was supreme. But it lay in the nature of things that the seed already sown could bear fruit only after emanc...

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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. 1900. Excerpt: ... THE ENGLISH CONVERSIONS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES FOR THE ENGLISH CHURCH--THE OXFORD MOVEMENT' WE have traced the so-called Catho...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217126405

ISBN - 13:9780217126403

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