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THE CHURCH

AND THE MINISTRY

BY THE SAME AUTHOR

Roman Catholic Claims. Sixth Edition. Crown

8vo. 35. 6d. CONTENTS.—The Via Media and the Roman Catholic Develop. ment–The Unity of the Church- The Authority of the ChurchThe Bible in the Church-The Promise to St. Peter- The Growth of the Roman Church-The Development of the Papacy in Latin Christianity-The Nature of Schism - Anglican OrdinationsAnglican Orthodoxy-Three Recent Papal Utterances.

The Athanasian Creed, forming one of the Oxford

House Papers. Crown 8vo. Sewed. 3d.

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AND THE MINISTRY

BY

CHARLES GORE, M.A., D.D.

OF THE COMMUNITY OF THE RESURRECTION

CANON OF WESTMINSTER

HON. CHAPLAIN IN ORDINARY TO THE QUEEN

FOURTH EDITION, REVISED

LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

39 PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON

NEW YORK AND BOMBAY

1900

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NALOVER THEOL SEMINERA

JUN 10 1901

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PREFACE TO THE FOURTH EDITION.

IN issuing a new and cheaper edition of this book it has been necessary in the first place to bring it up to date. Dr. Achelis' edition of the Canons of Hippolytus, and the practical certainty which the discussion of them has brought with it that they represent the ecclesiastical principles and practices of the Church of Rome (and Africa) at the beginning of the third or even the end of the second century, have rendered it necessary to take the 'ordinal' which they contain as the basis for the study of the Church's rites of ordination instead of that certainly later development in the Apostolical Constitutions, which Dr. Hatch treated as the earliest form.'1 Notice had also to be taken of the recently discovered 'Prayer Book of Bishop Serapion '-a writing not far from contemporary with the present form of the Apostolical Constitutions, but containing prayers for ordination of a quite independent character. There were, moreover, a great number of minor points on which references to more recent literature had become possible.

In the second place, on a few minor points it

1 See pp. 131 ff.

2 See pp. 131, 331 ff.

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