A History of the Church, from the Earliest Ages to the Reformation

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Baldwin and Cradock, 1831 - Church history - 738 pages

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Contents

Persecutions of several Roman Emperors
41
These persecutions were not upon the whole unfavourable to
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On the Heresies of the three first Centuries
58
Whether the persecution of Nero was general or confined to Rome
64
Secession of the Christian Church to Pella
65
Theodotus was expelled from the Church of Rome while Victor
67
The Novatians the earliest ecclesiastical reformers were con
70
PART II
75
His designs may be classed under four heads
76
An inquiry into the miracle of the luminous cross it rests on very
78
The Arian Controversy
88
Those metaphysical controversies which exercised only the wit
89
Constantine reluctantly convoked the Council of Nice
91
or 95 The grandsons of St Jude were brought before Domitian
94
Athanasius was again restored on the death of Constantius and
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The decline and fall of Paganism
105
Ignatius the second Bishop suffered martyrdom in the persecution
107
Christianity was established by the Roman Senate
117
Chapter IX From the fall of Paganism to the death of Justinian 348567
119
The miseries of the age were ascribed by many to the overthrow
121
Symeon the Stylite a Syrian monk commenced his method of peni
126
From the Death of Justinian to that of Charlemagne
142
The seven Catholic Epistles of the Bishop Dionysius
143
But Julius in defence was obliged to convoke the Fifth Lateran
144
probably unfounded 151 He encouraged the use and prohibited the worship of images
151
St Austin with forty Benedictines introduced Christianity into
160
nus and it lasted during his whole reign He encouraged
162
The overthrow of Paganism contemporary with the Arian dissen
164
Montanus began to prophesy in Phrygia in company with Maxi
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religious seclusion 405 Vigilantius wrote against the temples of martyrs prodigies vigils 1756
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A persecution in Gaul by Marcus Antoninus
177
But the Council of Francfort under Charlemagne was much
185
On the Schism between the Greek and Latin Churches
193
The subjects of this Chapter are chiefly retrospective
199
320_604 A great progress in abuse during this period
210
Himself was raised to the See and took the name of Gregory VII 2756
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PART III
220
On the Government and Projects of the Church during the ninth
236
On the increase of power and privilege conferred on the higher
241
On the Opinions Literature and external Fortunes of the Church
255
A controversy rose about the baptism of heretics in which Ste
257
Cyprian suffered martyrdom in the reign of Valerian on his
258
opinions ascribed to them
262
He entered the lists in public disputation against Abelard at Sens
328
He began to attack the temples and idols and generally condemned
333
Gratian published his famous collection of canon
335
Yet other changes and tumults succeeded and were not appeased
341
Henry from whom the Henricians were named was opposed by
351
A system of inquisition was permanently established at Toulouse
359
SECTION IV
385
Gregory X suppressed several Mendicants and distributed the sect
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From the Death of Innocent to that of Boniface VIII
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He was condemned by the General Council of Ephesus and died
431
Boniface published the bull Clericis Laicos against all who should
435
Leo the Great was raised to the See of Rome zealous in the
440
The Monophysite opinions of Eutyches were confirmed in à Council
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c John Duns Scotus and William of Occam were Franciscans and
473
William of Nogaret and Sciarra Colonna surprised the Pope
475
insufficient attempts were made to restrain them 1315 John XXII was chiefly characterized by his avarice he extended
481
SECTION II
492
The imputed opinions and savage persecution of Dulcinus
503
A representation was made by the magistrates to the Cardinals
510
The University of Paris began to take serious measures for the heal
520
A conference was agreed upon at Savona between the two parties
527
Baltazar Cossa John XXIII succeeded to the See and Sigis
554
The bull by which he dissolved the Council
563
Jan 10 After having been cited before the Council and con
573
History of the Hussites
581
Their fruitless embassy to Basle and the four points in dispute
598
History of the Greek Church after its Separation
604
The Council was removed to Florence and after great debates
623
Zeno published his Henoticon or Edict of Union 185
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From the Council of Basle to the beginning
632
Æneas Sylvius after having been engaged in the service both of
640
Elevation and character of Innocent vini
649
It was then dissolved as having done all that was necessary for
663
A disputed succession was still usual at the death of almost every
671
On the 1 Spiritual Character 2 Discipline
686
and Spain They invaded France and were defeated by Charles
723
Leo the Isaurian attacked the worship of images established in
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Pierre Jean dOlive a spiritual reformer
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Page 260 - And I saw an Angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. 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.
Page 298 - I say unto you, inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Page 507 - And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.
Page 567 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as a heathen man and a publican.
Page 436 - See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Page 31 - From these facts, it is evident, that, first, about the end of the second, and the beginning of the third century...
Page 152 - ... for the bodies of the holy Apostles, Peter and Paul, are so resplendent with miracles and terrific prodigies in their own Churches, that no one can approach them without great awe, even for the purpose of adoring them. When my predecessor, of happy memory, wished to change some silver ornament which was placed over the most holy body of St. Peter, though at the distance of almost fifteen feet, a warning of no small terror appeared to him. Even I myself wished to make some alteration near the...
Page 163 - Whether the divine law did not permit a valiant and warlike people to dethrone a pusillanimous and indolent monarch, who was incapable of discharging any of the functions of royalty, and to substitute in his place one more worthy to rule, and who had already rendered most important services to the state?
Page 13 - ... at length these men, though really criminal, and deserving exemplary punishment, began to be commiserated as people who were destroyed, not out of regard to the public welfare, but only to gratify the cruelty of one man" ("Annals,
Page 10 - ... every rank, of both sexes likewise, are accused, and will be accused. Nor has the contagion of this superstition seized cities only, but the lesser towns also, and the open country.

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