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Peace Through the Truth; Or, Essays on Subjects Connected with Dr. Pusey's Eirenicon
     

Peace Through the Truth; Or, Essays on Subjects Connected with Dr. Pusey's Eirenicon

by Thomas Harper
 
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 Excerpt: ...forbidden by name in the Levitical catalogue, (except in one solitary and exceptional case, and that a temporary and local one), are also pronounced valid by

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 Excerpt: ...forbidden by name in the Levitical catalogue, (except in one solitary and exceptional case, and that a temporary and local one), are also pronounced valid by the Pope. BntthoDoo-But, objects Dr. Pusey. it is "the known use of the term." tortakesthe »-, T i i "»» Not so, we answer. It may be one known use of the term, if o/ Ik, term," i, Divine i»w. you please, but certainly not the only known use of it. Have many known we not, as a fact, already found that the phrase is repeatedly used to designate the Canon law? However, as the Doctor makes so much of this verbal argument, and the subject is not itself devoid of interest, we subjoin the following theological statements as to the meaning and Ecclesiastical use of the term. a. In the widest and least definite acceptation of the word, Theological L statement on any law is called Divine, if it has. in some way or other, a the »trict '.. meaning of direct relation to God. If it has God for its Author, it is thephraae, 'and den Called Divine objectively; if it has God, or things pertaining to «t"emea» God, for its subject-matter, it is sometimes called Divine, and then subjectively or materially. In this latter sense the epithet in question is occasionally employed by Jurists.1 b. If the law, having God for its Author, has become obsolete, it is historically Divine; if its obligation perseveres by virtue of the Divine sanction and authority abiding in it, it is actually, properly, and formally Divine. c. Assuming, first of all, the strict, theological meaning of the term, we observe that there are four essential properties, or constituents of Divine law. i. It must have proceeded immediately and formally from God, as the sole Legislator. Therefore laws,...

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