Ancient Christianity Exemplified: In the Private, Domestic, Social, and Civil Life of the Primitive Christians : and in the Original Institutions, Offices, Ordinances, and Rites of the Church

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Lippincott, Grambo, 1852 - 645 pàgines
 

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CHAPTER VIII
126
Of the inferior Bishops
139
Of Archdeacons
174
CHAPTER X
195
CHAPTER XI
205
CHAPTER XII
215
Of the revenue of the clergy
225
Of the independence and the degeneracy of the Bishop
229
CHAPTER XIII
232
Of the form site and position
236
Of the arrangement and constituent parts
241
Of the bema or sanctuary
242
Of the altar
243
Of the nave
246
Of the narthex or antetemple
250
Of the outer buildings or exedre
251
Of church towers bells and organs
254
Of the doors of the church
258
Of the pavement and walls of the church
259
Of the windows of the church
260
Of images
262
Of the veneration for sacred places and the privileges attached to them
265
Of the church as the place of refuge
267
CHAPTER XIV
270
Of the secret discipline of the ancient church
276
Of liturgies
284
Of ancient creeds
291
Of catechetical instructions
304
V
305
Of the unity and trinity of the Godhead implied in the devotions of the primitive church
311
Of divine worship paid to Christ
314
Of the filial and confiding spirit of the prayers of the church
315
Of the simplicity and brevity of the devotions of the primitive church
316
Of audible and silent prayer
317
Of the Lords prayer
318
Of the responses_amen hallelujah hosanna etc
320
Of the attitude and gesture in singing and in prayer
324
OF THE PSALMODY OF THE CHURCH PAGE 1 Of original authorities
327
Of the material and subject of Christian psalmody
329
Of the power of sacred music
331
Of ancient hymns
333
CHAPTER XVII
338
Of the order in which the Scriptures were read
340
Of the mode of designating the divisions and lessons 842
342
Of the Psalter
346
X
348

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Pàgina 64 - And inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me...
Pàgina 294 - I believe in one God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible; And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God: begotten of His Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, Very God of Very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father...
Pàgina 415 - For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God.
Pàgina 295 - And sitteth on the right hand of the Father. And He shall come again with glory to judge both the quick and the dead : Whose kingdom shall have no end. And I believe in the Holy Ghost...
Pàgina 41 - ... subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword; out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, and turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
Pàgina 32 - Christ, as to a divinity, binding themselves by a solemn oath, not for the purposes of any wicked design, but never to commit any fraud, theft, or adultery, never to falsify their word, nor deny a trust when they should be called upon to •deliver it up; after which it was their custom to separate, and then reassemble, to eat in common a harmless meal.
Pàgina 533 - Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holy day, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days : which are a shadow of things to come ; but the body is of Christ.
Pàgina 60 - ... for children he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn of reason through its gradations of advance in the morning of life.
Pàgina 99 - Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify GOD on this behalf.
Pàgina 294 - God of God, Light of Light, Very God of very God, Begotten, not made, Being of one substance with the Father, By whom all things were made: Who for us men, and for our salvation came down from heaven, And was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary, And was made man, And was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate.

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