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" The Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith : and yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it... "
The Canons of the Holy Apostles: The Greek Text as Orginally Printed in 1540 ... - Page 12
1675 - 40 pages
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Creeds of the Churches: A Reader in Christian Doctrine, from the Bible to ...

John H. Leith - Religion - 1982 - 736 pages
...Rome hath erred, not only in their living and manner of Ceremonies, but also in matters of Faith. XX. Of the Authority of the Church. The Church hath power...the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another....
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Liturgie, Spiegel der Kirche: eine systematisch-theologische Analyse des ...

Teresa Berger - Anglican Communion - 1986 - 382 pages
...should be believed as an article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation." "it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God ' s Word ... Wherefore, although the Church be a witness and keeper of Holy Writ, yet, as it ought...
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Readings in Western Religious Thought: The Middle Ages through the Reformation

Patrick V. Reid - Religion - 1987 - 400 pages
...instruction of manners." But Article XX hegins with a statement that seems to affirm the Catholic position: "The Church hath power to decree Rites or ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith." In an attempt to halance these two, Article XX continues to say: And yet it is not lawful for the Church...
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Church and State in Early Modern England, 1509-1640

Leo F. Solt - History - 1990 - 288 pages
...Elizabeth had inserted in the twentieth article immediately after the Convocation of 1563, declared, "The Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and Authority in controversies of Faith." The Commons petition stated that the statute of 1571 "did confirm the Articles that were set out in...
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Law, Politics and the Church of England: The Career of Stephen Lushington ...

S. M. Waddams - Business & Economics - 1992 - 370 pages
...scriptures. Article XX, 'Of the Authority of The Church', is similarly not very helpful. It reads: The Church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies,...and yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain anything that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture,...
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Encyclopedia of the Reformed Faith

Donald K. McKim, David F. Wright - Religion - 1992 - 414 pages
...but only subject to the condition "that nothing be ordained against God's Word" (art. 34). Likewise, "the Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith," but "it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written" (art....
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The Bible's Authority in Today's Church

Frederick Houk Borsch - Religion - 1999 - 224 pages
...believed as an article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation. Article 2O: Of the Authority of the Church. The Church hath power to decree Rites and Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith: and yet it is not lawful for the Church to...
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Heaven, Hell, and the Victorians

Michael Wheeler - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 279 pages
...salvation', and article xx that although the church has 'authority in Controversies of Faith . . . yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another'....
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For the Union of Evangelical Christendom: The Irony of the Reformed ...

Allen C. Guelzo - Religion - 2010
...the Holy Spirit. Although the new Articles retained most of the old declaration of Article II that "The Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies and authority in Controversies of Faith," that affirmation was effectively voided by the wording of the new Article XXIII, "Of the Authority...
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Church and State in the Modern Age: A Documentary History

J. F. Maclear - Education - 1995 - 510 pages
...except the thirty-fourth, thirty-fifth, and thirty-sixth and these Words of the twentieth Article, viz. "the Church hath Power to decree Rites or Ceremonies,...and Authority in Controversies of Faith, and yet," shall be liable to any of the Pains or Penalties mentioned in an Act made in the seventeenth Year of...
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