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Origin of the Church of England; her peculiar Character, ..... 40 The Relation in
which she stood to the Crown, ............... 42 The Puritans; their republican Spirit, ....
.................. 46 No systematic parliamentary Opposition offered to the Government
It is true that the Church had been deeply corrupted both by that superstition and
by that philosophy against which she had long contended, and over which she
had at last triumphed. She had given a too easy admission to doctrines borrowed
But to the Church of Rome such distinctions are peculiarly odious, for they are
incompatible with other distinctions which are essential to her system. She
ascribes to every priest a mysterious dignity, which entitles him to the reverence
of every ...
They were in communion with the same superb and ambitious church. Their
polity maturally took the same form. They had institutions derived partly from
imperial Rome, partly from papal Rome, partly from the old Germany. All had
kings; and ...
The energy of Innocent the Third, the zeal of the young orders of Francis and
Dominic, and the ferocity of the Crusaders whom the priesthood let loose on an
unwarlike population, crushed the Albigensian churches. The second reformation
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