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" The Romish doctrine concerning Purgatory, Pardons, Worshipping, and Adoration, as well of Images as of Reliques, and also Invocation of Saints, is a fond thing vainly invented, and grounded upon no warranty of Scripture, but rather repugnant to the Word... "
The Monthly magazine - Page 63
by Monthly literary register - 1839
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Love's Pilgrimage: The Holy Journey in English Renaissance Literature

Grace Tiffany - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 217 pages
...saints "stupidity."*7 The Thirty-Nine Articles of the English Church declared "Invocations of Saints" a "fond thing, vainly invented, and grounded upon...Scripture, but rather repugnant to the Word of God" (Article 22). The early-sixteenth-century Bible translator Miles Coverdale warned of the fruitlessness...
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Whose Bible Is It?: A Short History of the Scriptures

Jaroslav Pelikan - Religion - 2006 - 274 pages
...saints were (in the Elizabethan English of an Anglican confession of faith) "a fond [foolish] thing, and grounded upon no warranty of Scripture, but rather repugnant to the word of God." This was because the traditional "warranty of Scripture" for them had come not from the Hebrew of the...
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The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman Volume IX: Littlemore and the ...

John Henry Newman - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 880 pages
...Worshipping and Adoration, as well of linages as of 'Reliques, and also Invocation ol Saints, isa tond thing vainly invented, and grounded upon no warranty of Scripture, but rather repugnant to the Weird of Clod.' 1 was certainly surprised at my sermon being sent for on such a charge; but must say,...
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Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ Revised and Expanded New Edition

Anglican/Roman Catholic International Commission - Religion - 2006 - 258 pages
...and powers alongside Christ's, they rejected the "Romish doctrine of... the Invocation of Saints" as "grounded upon no warranty of Scripture, but rather repugnant to the Word of God" (Article XXII). The Council of Trent affirmed that seeking the saints' assistance to obtain favours...
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The Vision of Dante: Cary's Translation of The Divine Comedy

Edoardo Crisafulli - Great Britain - 2003 - 348 pages
...Pardons, Worshipping and Adoration, as well of Images as of Reliques, and also invocation of Saints, is a fond thing vainly invented, and grounded upon no...Scripture, but rather repugnant to the Word of God." (ibid) These two articles complement each other: for Roman Catholics Purgatory is a state where souls...
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The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology

Jerry L. Walls Professor of Philosophy of Religion Asbury Theological Seminary - Religion - 2007 - 744 pages
...Pardons, Worshipping and Adoration, as well of Images as of Relics, and also invocation of Saints, is a fond thing, vainly invented, and grounded upon no...Scripture, but rather repugnant to the Word of God. The Anglican church was not alone at this period in vehemently objecting to purgatory. Calvin's language...
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Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Joćo Biehl, Byron Good, Arthur Kleinman - Social Science - 2007 - 464 pages
...Pardons, Worshipping, and Adoration, as well of Images as of Reliques, and also invocation of Saints, is a fond thing, vainly invented, and grounded upon no...Scripture, but rather repugnant to the word of God." 27 Thus, at least an implicit censorship is built into the theatrical representation of the afterlife....
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Growth in Agreement III: International Dialogue Texts and Agreed Statements ...

Jeffrey Gros, Thomas F. Best, Lorelei F Fuchs, SA - Religion - 2008 - 615 pages
...powers alongside Christ's, they rejected the "Romish doctrine of. . . the invocation of saints" as "grounded upon no warranty of scripture, but rather repugnant to the word of God" (art. XXII). The council of Trent affirmed that seeking the saints' assistance to obtain favours from...
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Mary for Time and Eternity

William McLoughlin, Jill Pinnock - Religion - 2007 - 366 pages
...statues and the invocation of saints (including Mary) 'is a fond thing vainly invented, and grounded on no warranty of scripture, but rather repugnant to the word of God'. Here the reaction against exaggerated Marian devotion is seen in the context of a wider reaction against...
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The English Poems of George Herbert

George Herbert, Helen Wilcox - Literary Collections - 2007 - 740 pages
...Combat (1589), cited by Martz 97); (2.) 'The Romish Doctrine concerning . . . invocation of saints, is a fond thing vainly invented, and grounded upon no warranty of Scripture' (Article xxii of the Thirty-Nine Articles of the Church of England, 1562). Modern criticism. Most critical...
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