Protestantism and Catholicity Compared in Their Effects on the Civilization of Europe

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J. Murphy, 1851 - Christian civilization - 501 pages

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Page 98 - Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ...
Page 384 - Treviso and that he worked at the end of the fifteenth and beginning of the sixteenth centuries.
Page 307 - Let every soul be subject to higher powers : for there is no power but from God; and those that are, are ordained of God.
Page 88 - Augustum. iam pridem, ex quo suffragia nulli vendimus, effudit curas ; nam qui dabat olim imperium fasces legiones omnia, nunc se continet atque duas tantum res anxius optat, 80 panem et circenses."
Page 192 - ... that there are degrees in impossibilities, which I easily grant him without dispute; and, if I mistake not, Aristotle and the School are of my opinion. For there are some things which are absolutely impossible, and others which are only so ex parte; as it is absolutely impossible for a thing to be, and not to be at the same time...
Page 112 - Thus wills the order of nature ; thus has man been created by God. He has given him to rule over the fishes of the sea, the birds of the air, and the reptiles that crawl on the face of the earth. He has ordained that reasoning creatures, made according to His own image, shall rule only over creatures devoid of reason.
Page 403 - Guizot, a this was the great event which occurred at the end of the eleventh and beginning of the twelfth centuries, at a time when the Church was under theocratic and monastic influence. It was now that, for the first time, a serious struggle commenced between the clergy and the freethinkers.
Page 352 - Church was recruited from all ranks, from the inferior as well as from the superior, — more commonly even from the inferior. She alone resisted the system of castes; she alone maintained the principle of equality of competition ; she alone called all legitimate superiors to the possession of power. This is the first grand result naturally produced by the fact that she was a corporation, and not a caste.
Page 97 - For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body ; so also is Christ. For in one Spirit were we all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether bond or free ; and were all made to drink of one Spirit.
Page 469 - And he will take your daughters to be confectionaries and to be cooks and to be bakers. And he will take your fields and your vineyards and your oliveyards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.

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