The Concise Dictionary of Religious Knowledge and Gazetteer

Front Cover
Samuel Macauley Jackson
Christian literature Company, 1889 - Religion - 1030 pages

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 273 - The souls of believers are at their death made perfect in holiness, and do immediately pass into glory ; and their bodies, being still united to Christ, do rest in their graves till the resurrection.
Page 22 - Persons therein; (4) The utter Depravity of Human Nature, in consequence of the Fall; (5) The Incarnation of the Son of God, His Work of Atonement for...
Page 398 - Moreover, that the images of Christ, of the Virgin Mother of God, and of the other saints, are to be had and retained particularly in temples, and that due honour and veneration are to be given them...
Page 164 - The visible church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in the which the pure Word of God is preached, and the sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same.
Page 58 - Wherefore the Lord brought upon them the captains of the host of the King of Assyria, which took Manasseh among the thorns, and bound him with fetters, and carried him to Babylon.
Page 231 - Shottesbrook, in the same neighbourhood, where he spent the rest of his days. He possessed, it appears, an estate in Ireland, but he allowed a relation to enjoy the principal part of the rent, only...
Page 251 - At the four seasons of the year ; being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after Whitsunday, after the 14th of September, and after the 13th of December; it being enjoined by a canon of the church, that no deacons or ministers be ordained or made but only on the Sundays immediately following these ember fasts.
Page 412 - Council approving, we teach and define that it is a dogma divinely revealed: that the Roman Pontiff, when he speaks ex cathedra, that is, when in discharge of the office of pastor and doctor of all Christians, by virtue of his supreme Apostolic authority, he defines a doctrine regarding faith or morals to be held by the universal Church, by the divine assistance promised to him in blessed Peter, is possessed of that infallibility with which the divine Redeemer willed that his Church should be endowed...
Page 22 - The Unity of the Godhead, and the Trinity of persons therein. " 4. The utter depravity of human nature in consequence of the fall. " 5. The incarnation of the Son of God, his work of atonement for sinners of mankind, and his mediatorial intercession and reign.
Page 105 - It lives on the ear, like a music that can never be forgotten, like the sound of church bells, which the convert hardly knows how he can forego. Its felicities often seem to be almost things rather than mere words. It is part of the national mind, and the anchor of national seriousness The memory of the dead passes into it.

Bibliographic information