The rights of the clergy in the Christian Church asserted, in a sermon by William Wotton

The rights of the clergy in the Christian Church asserted, in a sermon

byWilliam Wotton

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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. 1707. Excerpt: ... For in the first Edition of Tindal's Version of the N. Testament, which came out in 1538. it is, an& tnfjan t&e? tytou 0? Dtten tem iut$ ti&ojotB eber? Con gregattOlt. But then i//y. tho' the Translators of our Bible had had no Precedents, yet their Version of this Place may be very easily defended. That the Athenians used the Word-plovav for chufing by Suffrages, is certain: But that even these very Athenians, and afterwards the Syro-Macedonians used the Word in another Sense, for appointing and constituting abso Mr. Stldcris first Words are these: "Quoquo autem mo"do Prcsbyteros rite creare feu constituere, tune signifi"cabat Hf/JofHf illud in N. T. usurpatum. Non per "Sujfragia eligere, ut voluere viri magni aliquot". And this Tie proves indisputably, and with great Learning. And yet all that is concealed, and the Instances on the other fide set forth with great Pomp; and the Afertor directly against his own Knowledge fays, that to Elect by Voices is the GENUINE SIGNIFICATION of the Greek Word x"Sfav"vtke ", Testament; which he must mean, or he means nothing. He perverts also what he produces from Mr. Selden, about the Episcopal Cerretlion of our Bible. Mr. Stltten meant the Translation in Q. Elizabeth's time, which was made by Bishops; which alter'd Congregation in this Verse into CHURCH; which Alteration as it was right, so Mr.l Seldm do's not blame them for it. But the afertor calls K. James Ps the Episcopal Correction, and blames it for leaving out by EUSion. Now no Bilbops were employ'd at that time in that Work. See Bijkop Burnet'; Hist. Res. Part II. p. 405. Coll. p. j$6",3$8. H lutely, lutely, without any regard to a previous Election, is equally certain. The SyroMacedonian was the Dialect which was used by the Writers of the N. Testament, part...

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Title:The rights of the clergy in the Christian Church asserted, in a sermonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021713243X

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