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Brief notices of some of the Unitarian martyrs and confessors of England

William Gaskell

Brief notices of some of the Unitarian martyrs and confessors of England

a lecture

by William Gaskell

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Published by Johnson, Rawson and Co. in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian martyrs -- England.,
  • Unitarianism -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdelivered in Cross Street Chapel, Manchester, Dec. 8th, 1850 ; by William Gaskell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15,[1]p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15993828M

    The confessors have had their minds altered to the point that they truly believe that "two-plus-two-equals-five"; they are emptied of themselves and filled instead with the Party and Big Brother. Some Unitarian congregations are to be found also in the British colonies, notably Australia and Canada, and among the French Protestants a comparatively large number are Unitarian in view, though not in name. B. America. About the middle of the eighteenth century Unitarian opinions gained favor among New England Congregationalists.

      In New England some Unitarian Universalist congregations still say the lord’s prayer and serve communion. When I was guest minister at the Unitarian Church in Adelaide, Australia, there was a group of about ten Unitarian Christians. (Out of a congregation of about ) who met once a month to. 'Unitarian,' though the use is here so free and without apology or explanation that we must suppose it had already attained a certain vogue before , the date of the book. The title is _A Brief History of the Unitarians, called also Socinians_. Neither author nor publisher is named, but the former is known to have been the Rev. Stephen Nye, a.

    Theophilus Lindsey () began preaching at the Essex Street Chapel in London. This was the first established Unitarian congregation in England. Lindsey served as its minister until Thomas Belsham () organized the Unitarian Book Society. He later succeeded Lindsey as minister at the Essex Street Chapel. In the 18th century, especially in England, there were many attempts by Unitarian-minded clergy to reform the church. The Anglican presbyter Samuel Clarke did a revision of the Book of Common Prayer, in which the Nicene Creed was removed, along with all .


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Brief notices of some of the Unitarian martyrs and confessors of England by William Gaskell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Among his many lectures are Two Lectures on the Lancashire Dialect (included in edition of Mary Barton), Discourse to Manchester and District Sunday Schools (), Brief Notices of Some of the Unitarian Martyrs and Confessors of England (), and The Address Delivered at the Inaugural Meeting of the Unitarian Home Missionary Board (with.

Unitarian martyrs are individuals who died for their adherence to Unitarianism, a theological position which claims to derive from the Christian Bible and denies the Trinity, instead maintaining that there is one God in one person (the Father).And in modern times as the Unitarian moment broadened to embrace more than simply Christianity, Unitarian martyrs may rightly now also included.

Irish Confessors and martyrs.-The period covered by this article embraces that between the years and (approximately) Religious persecution in Ireland began under Henry VIII, when the local Parliament adopted acts establishing the king’s ecclesiastical supremacy, abolishing the pope’s jurisdiction, and suppressing religious houses.

English Confessors and Martyrs ().—Though the resistance of the English as a people to the Reformation compares very badly with the resistance offered by several other nations, the example given by those who did stand firm is remarkably interesting and instructive. (I) They suffered the extreme penalty for maintaining the unity of the Church and the supremacy of the Apostolic See.

The word Unitarian had been circulating in private letters in England, in reference to imported copies of such publications as the Library of the Polish Brethren who are called Unitarians (), Henry Hedworth was the first to use the word "Unitarian" in print in English (), and the word first appears in a title in Stephen Nye's A brief.

In Antony Bruodin, O.S.F., published at Prague a thick octavo volume of about pages, entitled “Propugnaculum Catholicæ Veritatis”, a catalogue of Irish martyrs under Henry VIII, Edward VI, Elizabeth, and James, containing notices of about martyrs, with an index of persons whose Christian names come first as in a martyrology.

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of. Columbia, South Carolina. Janu The Rev. Jennie Ann Barrington, Interim Minister. Opening Words [Richard Le Gallienne]: “All religions have periods in their history which are looked back to with retrospective fear and trembling as eras of persecution, and each religion has its own book.

In Antony Bruodin, O.S.F., published at Prague a thick octavo volume of about pages, entitled "Propugnaculum Catholicæ Veritatis", a catalogue of Irish martyrs under Henry VIII, Edward VI, Elizabeth, and James, containing notices of about martyrs, with an index of persons whose Christian names come first as in a martyrology.

To read from the book Collections Illustrating the History of the Catholic Religion by the Very Rev. George Oliver, D.D., published inthe section entitled "Brief Notices of Some Writers of the English Franciscan Province Since the Era of the Reformation" (digitized by Google and made available online), click on the following link.

Martyrs and confessors acquired certainty about the faith through prayer, study and effort. They dared to say things like, "I do not think; I know." In our day, when such words might well bring accusations of arrogance and exclusivity, we need their example more than ever.

“The church, which squatted among the headstones like a wet mother dodo, had been at various times Presbyterian, Congregationalist, Unitarian, and Universally Apocalyptic. It was now the Church of God the Utterly Indifferent.” ― Kurt Vonnegut Jr., The Sirens of Titan. “Nartzalus said: ‘Today we are martyrs in heaven: thanks be to God!’ ” They were beheaded.

The account of these martyrs from Scilli, a village near Carthage, is the earliest document demonstrating the existence of Christianity in North Africa. It shows what was at stake between Rome and the church: two opposing ways of life.

Unitarianism and Universalism - Unitarianism and Universalism - English Unitarianism: John Biddle (–62), an English Socinian, whose knowledge of the Greek text of the New Testament convinced him that the doctrine of the Trinity was not of scriptural origin, published his Unitarian convictions in Twelve Arguments Drawn out of Scripture () and other works; English readers, moreover.

English Confessors and Martyrs () From the Catholic Encyclopedia. Though the resistance of the English as a people to the Reformation compares very badly with the resistance offered by several other nations, the example given by those who did stand firm is remarkably interesting and instructive.

Unitarian martyrs are individuals who died for their adherence to Unitarianism, a theological position which claims to derive from the Christian Bible and denies the Trinity, instead maintaining that there is one God in one person (the Father).And in modern times as the Unitarian moment broadened to embrace more than simply Christianity, Unitarian martyrs may rightly now.

• The period covered by this article embraces that between the years and (approximately) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. Irish Confessors and Martyrs Irish Confessors and Martyrs. Ideas and TendencieM.

r>2 iii. Metli OTHKK INTRODUCTION IN certain quiet aooks of Old England, and, by contrast. In some of the busiest centres of New England, landmarks of religious history are to be found which are not to be easily understood by every passer-by. Full text of "The history of the worthies of England: New ed., containing brief notices of the most celebrated worthies of England who have flourished since the time of explanatory notes and copious indexes by P.

Austin Nuttall" See other formats. Puritanism, a religious reform movement in the late 16th and 17th centuries that was known for the intensity of the religious experience that it fostered. Puritans’ efforts contributed to both civil war in England and the founding of colonies in America. Learn more about Puritanism, its history, and beliefs.

Ignatius of Antioch (d. –)Escorted to his death by ten Roman soldiers “I am the wheat of God and am ground by the teeth of the wild beasts, that I may be found the pure bread of God.”. A Brief History of Unitarian Universalist Society:East Inthe Unitarian Universalist Connecticut Valley District sent out a call to all those in the Manchester area interested in forming a new UU congregation – a liberally oriented religious faith.But though their numbers indicate only a minor presence in Egypt, their faith is major.

They remain steadfast in a society virulently hostile to their very way of life; and, for some reason, the more pure and honest and blameless their lives are, the more they are threatened.In the Breviary, however, the Psalter is divided according to a special plan. In the earliest period the use of the Book of Psalms in the Office was doubtless exactly similar to that which prevailed amongst the Jews.

The president of the choir chose a particular psalm at his own will. Some psalms, such as xxi, seem specially appropriate to the Passion.