Twelve Lectures Addressed in 1850 to the Party of the Religious Movement of 1833 Volume 1 John Henry Newman

ISBN: 9781230199108

Published: September 12th 2013

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Twelve Lectures Addressed in 1850 to the Party of the Religious Movement of 1833 Volume 1  by  John Henry Newman

Twelve Lectures Addressed in 1850 to the Party of the Religious Movement of 1833 Volume 1 by John Henry Newman
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 92 pages | ISBN: 9781230199108 | 10.18 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ... lecture vi. theMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.

Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ... lecture vi. the providential course of the movement of 1833 not in the direction of A branch church, I. rphere are persons who may think that the line of thought which I pursued in my last two Lectures had somewhat of a secular and political cast, and was deficient in that simplicity which becomes an inquiry after religious truth.

We are inquiring, you may say, whether the National Church is in possession of the Sacraments, whether we can obtain the grace of Christ, necessary for our salvation, at its hands? On this great question depends our leaving its communion or not- but you answer us by simply bidding us consider which course of action will look best, what the world expects of us, how posterity will judge of us, what termination is most logically consistent with our commencement, what are to be the historical fortunes in prospect of a large body of men, variously circumstanced, and subject to a variety of influences from without and within.

It is a pergonal, an individual, question to each inquirer- but you would have us view it as a political game, in which each side makes moves, and just now it is our turn, not, as it really is, a matter of religious conviction, duty, and responsibility. But thus to speak is mistaking the argument altogether. First, I am not addressing those who have no doubt whatever about the divine origin of the Established Church. I am not attempting to rouse, or, as some would call it, unsettle them.

If there be such--for, to tell the truth, I almost doubt their existence--I pass them by. I am contempl



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