An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, from the Birth of Christ to the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century: In which the Rise, Progress, and Variations of Church Power are Considered in Their Connexion with the State of Learning and Philosophy and the Political History of Europe During that Period, Τόμος 2

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Σελίδα 416 - And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them : and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands ; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
Σελίδα 339 - But this consequence was quickly retorted upon those that imagined it; for they who denied the metamorphosis of the bread and wine into the real body and blood of Christ...
Σελίδα 415 - And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, and cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled : and after that he must be loosed a little season.
Σελίδα 85 - ... their fall, but are born as pure and unspotte'd as Adam came out of the forming hand of his Creator : that mankind, therefore, are capable of repentance and amendment, and of arriving to the highest degrees of piety and virtue by the use of their natural faculties and powers ; that, indeed, external grace is necessary to excite their endeavours, but that they have no need of the internal succours of the Divine Spirit.
Σελίδα 72 - Jesus: that these two persons had only one asfiect : that the union between the Son of God and the son of man was formed in the moment of the virgin's conception, and was never to be dissolved: that it was not, however, an union of nature or of person, but only of will and affection.
Σελίδα 139 - Europe; but it sunk almost at once, when the Vandals were driven out of Africa, and the Goths out of Italy by the arms of Justinian.
Σελίδα 265 - Baronium, torn. iii. p. 323. is of opinion, that this controversy had both its date and its occasion from the dispute concerning images : for when the Latins treated the Greeks as heretics, on account of their opposition to image worship, the Greeks, in their turn, charged the Latins also with heresy, on account of their maintaining that the Holy Ghost proceeded from the Father and the Son.
Σελίδα 558 - In this confession there was, among other tenets equally absurd, the following declaration, that the bread and wine, after consecration, were not only a SACRAMENT, but also the REAL BODY AND BLOOD of JESUS CHRIST ; and that this body and blood were handled by the priests and consumed by the faithful, and not in a sacramental sense, but in reality and truth, as other sensible objects are.
Σελίδα 123 - Nothing more ridiculous on the one hand, than the solemnity and liberality with which this good but silly pontiff distributed the wonder-working relics ; and nothing more lamentable on the other, than the stupid eagerness and devotion with which the deluded multitude received them, and suffered themselves to be persuaded that a portion of stinking oil, taken from the lamps which burned at the tombs of the martyrs, had a supernatural efficacy to sanctify its possessors, and to defend them from all...
Σελίδα 320 - Latin relic-hunters, and made a profitable commerce of this new devotion. The latter paid considerable sums for legs and arms, skulls and jaw-bones (several of which were Pagan, and some not human), and other things that were supposed to...

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