The American ecclesiastical year-book: containing, I. The present religious statistics of the world. II. A brief religious history of all denominations in all countries during the past year
H. Dayton, 1860 - 236 sivua
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Sivu 222 - The Christian religion, as professed by Protestants or Roman Catholics, inculcates the practice of virtue, and teaches man to do as he would be done by. Persons teaching or professing it, therefore, shall alike be entitled to the protection of the Chinese authorities, nor shall any such, peaceably pursuing their calling, and not offending against the law, be persecuted or interfered with.
Sivu 167 - Clergyman belonging to this Church shall officiate, either by preaching, reading prayers, or otherwise, in the Parish, or within the Parochial Cure of another Clergyman, unless he have received express permission for that purpose from the Minister of the Parish or Cure, or, in his absence, from the Church Wardens and Vestrymen, or Trustees of the Congregation.
Sivu 222 - The principles of the Christian religion, as professed by the Protestant and Roman Catholic churches, are recognized as teaching men to do good, and to do to others as they would have others do to them. Hereafter those who quietly profess and teach these doctrines shall not be harassed or persecuted on account of their faith. Any person, whether citizen of the United States or Chinese convert, who, according to these tenets, peaceably teach and practice the principles of Christianity, shall in no...
Sivu 222 - The principles of the Christian religion as professed by the Protestant and Roman Catholic churches, are recognized as teaching men to do good, and to do to others as they would have others do to them.
Sivu 223 - Christianity promote the establishment of good order and peace among mankind, promises not to persecute its subjects who may wish to follow the requirements of this faith ; but they shall enjoy the same protection which is granted to those who profess other forms of religion tolerated in the empire. The Chinese Government, believing that Christian missionaries are good men, who seek no material advantages for themselves, hereby permits them to propagate the doctrines of Christianity among its subjects,...
Sivu 231 - ... and Culture of each period, including the History of Polity, Worship, Literature, and Doctrines, together with two Supplementary Tables upon the Church in America; and an Appendix, containing the series of Councils, Popes, Patriarchs, and other Bishops, and a full Index.
Sivu 223 - Chinese authorities to the recognized right of any person in China to embrace Christianity if he pleases, and to obey its requirements without being subject on that account to any penalty. "Whatever has been heretofore written, proclaimed, or published in China, by order of government, against the Christian faith, is wholly abrogated and nullified in all the provinces of the empire.
Sivu 143 - Conferences, who shall be present and vote on such recommendation, then a majority of two thirds of the General Conference succeeding shall suffice to alter any of the above restrictions, excepting the first article...
Sivu 66 - This body, which meets triennially, is composed of the House of Bishops, consisting of all the Diocesan and Missionary Bishops in the American Church ; and of the House of Clerical and Lay Deputies, consisting of four Clergymen and four Laymen from each Diocese.
Sivu 223 - The Christian religion having for its essential object to lead men to virtue, the members of all Christian bodies (communions) shall enjoy full security for their persons, their property, and the free exercise of their religious worship ; and entire protection shall be given to missionaries who peacefully enter the country, furnished with passports such as are described in Article 8.