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Councils may be considered as the parliaments
of the Church, ii. 65.

necessity for their revival, in some
form, ii. 66.

-, general, their origin, ii. 112.

provincial, ii. 112.

Creed, the Apostles', a summary of the faith
of the primitive Church, and of the Church
of England, i. 243.

compared with St. Peter's
address on the day of Pentecost, i. 244, n.

-, proposal for the formation of one, to
which all Churches might subscribe, ii. 46.
and Canon Law, Scriptural, desirable-
ness of one being formed for the Universal
Church, ii. 84.

Creed of Pope Pius IV., i. 503.

, not the act of the Coun-
cil of Trent, i. 525. Its twelve Articles
separately considered, 526.

it, ii. 47.


Edict of Milan, summary of the, ii. 21.

departure from its principles
the foundation of all subsequent persecution
of the Church, ii. 22.

-, triumph of its principles in
modern times, ii. 25.

Education, errors concerning it, i. 3; proper
views of, ib.

Elizabeth, Queen, her resistance to the papal
supremacy, ii. 72.

England, Church of, ever ready to revise its
decisions, i. 519.

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not the cause of the separation
from the Church of Rome, i. 520.
English Church. See Church of England.
Ephesus, Council of, its decree against com-
posing any other creed than the Nicene,
i. 525.

-, proposal for remodelling Episcopacy, Catholic, consulted by Con-

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Dark ages, propriety of that epithet vindi-
cated, ii. 36, n.

Defender of the Faith, title of, assumed by
our kings before it was conferred on
Henry VIII. by the Pope, ii. 63.

what originally im-
plied by that title, ii. 64.

subsequent grant of
the title by Leo X. does not destroy its
original meaning, ii. 65.

, sense in which that
title must now be considered, ii. 67.
Deism, English, its baneful effects on the
continent, ii. 32.

Demoniacs, Scriptural account of, i. 7. Un-
holy men resemble them, ib.

Dictatus Papæ of Pope Gregory VII., i. 502.
Diocese and Parochiae, their origin, ii. 110.
Divinity of Christ, early heresies concerning
the, ii. 31.

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Donatists, their abuse of the toleration
granted by the edict of Milan, ii. 25.
account of their heresy, and its
condemnation, ii. 26.
Dupin and Archbishop Wake, correspondence
between them respecting a union between

the Gallican and Anglican Churches, ii. 133.

stantine, ii. 40.

Episcopal Churches of England, Scotland, and
America, present a great obstacle to the
progress of Popery, i. 507.

Episcopal theories of Church government,
ancient and modern, difference between
them, ii. 109.

Europe, survey of its present condition,
showing its similarity to its state in the
time of Constantine, ii. 24.

Evil permitted, becomes through Divine
Wisdom the source of greater good,

ii. 115.

Experience, what it has taught nations in
matters of religion during the last eighteen
centuries, ii. 13.


Family, every, may be regarded as a church,

i. 2.
Father, the guardian of his child's soul, i. 2;
his duty pointed out, 2.
France, her fitness to co-operate with Eng-
land, in an effort to bring about a re-
sumption of the Apostolic Office so long in
abeyance, ii. 129; ground of this persua-
sion, 130; the Gallican Liberties, ib.; ap-
peal to the Protestants, as well as to the
Romish ecclesiastics, of France, 130-132.
French Church, invited by an Archbishop of
Canterbury to consider with the English
Church the possibility of a union, ii.
133. Correspondence between Archbishop
Wake, Ellies Dupin, and Piers Girar-
din, ib.


George III., King, his firmness in opposing
the democratical influence, and its happy
results, ii. 72.

German Philosophy, its baneful effects in the
present day, ii. 32. Authors who may be
consulted on this subject, 33, n.

GOD, work of, upon the human soul, i. 5.
His gracious desire for its salvation, 6.

-, teaching of the Church of England
concerning, i. 240.

Grace, means of, teaching of the Church of
England concerning, i. 241.

Gregory XVI., Pope, address to him, i. 494.
Gregory VII., Dictatus Papæ of, i. 502.


Happiness or misery, future, only a con-
tinuation of the present state of the soul,
i. 6.
Heresy, early period at which it was punished
with death in England, ii. 63, n.

-, originally meant apostasy, ii. 64, n.
History, uses of the study of, ii. 11.
Hooker, extract from, on the true faith con-

cerning the Lord Jesus Christ, i. 239, n.
Humanity, abstract, made the foundation of
international laws, ii. 79.


Images, worship of, taught by the Creed of
Pope Pius IV., i. 528. Proposed change
in that article, ii. 49.

Immortality, its meaning illustrated, i. 4.
Infidelity, unable to effect Unity among the
professors of Religion, ii. 125.


Mass, doctrine of the, as taught by the Creed
of Pope Pius IV., i. 527. Proposed alter-
ation of, ii. 48.

Means of grace, teaching of the Church of
England concerning, i. 241.

Metropolitan office, rise of it, ii. 110; led,
indirectly, to the calling of General Coun-
cils, 112.

Milan, Edict of, published by Constantine,
ii. 21.

Möhler, remarks on his theory of develop-
ment, i. 519, n.

Monarchies, Papal and English, compared,
i. 538.

Monarchy, Protestant, of Britain, a powerful
obstacle to the progress of Popery, i. 509.
Mother, the first guardian of her child's soul,
i. 1. Her duty pointed out, 1. Remorse
attending its neglect, 2.


Newman, Mr., censure of an intolerant pas-
sage in his writings, ii. 31, n.

Nice, Council of, state of the Christian world
at the period of the, compared with its
present state, ii. 12.

Notes, nature of those in the present work,
i. 11.


Opinion, war of, the certain result of the
perseverance of Rome in her present
course, i. 538.


Justification, doctrine of the Creed of Pope
Pius IV. concerning, i. 526. Proposed
modification of that article, ii. 48.


Law of nature and law of nations, all states
governed by these two systems, ii. 62.

of Pagan Rome respecting religion, ii.
15. Essentially intolerant, 16.
Laws, Pagan, Papal, and English, difference
between, ii. 14.

English, basis of, ii. 15.

Leo X., Pope, his Bull, conferring the title of
Defender of the Faith on Henry VIII.,
particulars concerning, ii. 66.

Liturgy, universal, desirableness of one being
framed, ii. 84.

Luther, and the Reformation, ii. 113, 114.


Papal and English Monarchies compared,
i. 538.

Papists, view taken by them of the cause
of the present disunion amongst Chris-
tians, ii. 82.

Parallel between the Christian world in the
time of Constantine and in the present
day, ii. 11-33.

Parents, duties of, with regard to their chil
dren's souls, i. 1, 2.

Parochie and Dioceses, their origin, ii. 110.
Peace, continued prospect of, ii. 3.

religious dissensions alone threaten

to disturb it, ii. 4.

Peace with Rome impossible, until her doc-
trinal errors and spiritual absolutism are
abandoned, i. 532.

Penance, doctrine of, taught by the Creed of
Pope Pius IV., i. 528. Proposed modifi-
cation of that doctrine, ii. 49.

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Prayer of Alvarez de Paz, i. 15.
Prayers, nature and object of those contained
in this work, i. 10.

excellency of those of the Church

of England, i. 248.
Preaching, characteristics of, in the Church
of England, i. 247.

Press, freedom of the, its vast importance,
ii. 4.

Principles of the English and Papal Mo-

narchies compared, i. 538.

Protestant, Episcopal, and other Churches,
justified in the enactment of their various
tests and canons, by the Popish additions
to the Nicene Creed, i. 529.

title of, has the same meaning
as Defender of the Faith, ii. 69.

history of the term, ii. 69.
Protestants, view taken by them of the cause
of the present disunion amongst Chris-
tians, ii. 82.

Providence of God provides some remedy
for every evil which that Providence per-
mits, ii. 7.

Purgatory, doctrine of, according to the
Creed of Pope Pius IV., i. 527. Proposed
change as to that doctrine, ii. 48.


Reason, duty of all men to exercise it with
regard to religion, i. 237.

Religion, family, duty of, i. 2. Causes of its
general neglect, 3.

Religious dissensions, danger of their pre-
venting the continuance of peace, ii. 4.
their universality, ren-

ders useless all partial efforts for their
removal, ii. 6.

Revelation alone shows the value of the
soul, i. 4.

the chief guide to present peace
and future happiness, ii. 84.
Revolutionary movements, the Christian Re-
ligion the only remedy for the evils of,
ii. 93.
Roman Catholics, continued to attend the
Services of the English Church till for-
bidden by the Pope, i. 521.

Rome, Bishop of, address to him, i. 494;
ii. 136.

i. 512.

power claimed by him,

, possesses the power of
rescinding as well as enacting laws, i. 513.
Instances of the exercise of this power,

necessity of his rescind-
ing the Bull of Pope Pius IV., i. 516.

the sole cause of the
separation between the Churches of Rome
and England, i. 520; rise of the pontifical
usurpation, ii. 109; causes which favoured
it, 112; extent of it, 113; noble insurgent
spirit which it excited against itself, ib.;
evils arising from the efforts to overturn
the dominion of Rome, 114; the Bishops
of Rome have never been able to effect
Unity in the Catholic Church, 123; reason
of this, ib.

Rome, Church of, necessity of unpoperizing
it, to produce union amongst Christians,
i. 494.

commencement of its as-
sumption of authority under Gregory II.,
i. 496.

spirit in which our contro-
versies with it should be carried on, i. 497.
causes of its partial re-
covery from the deadly wounds inflicted
on it by the Reformation, i. 506.

-, a knowledge from history,
of its gradual assumptions of power, forms
an insuperable obstacle to its final triumph,
i. 510.

Rome, not England, the cause of the sepa-
ration of the Two Churches, i. 520.
Rome, peace with, impossible, till her doc-
trinal errors and spiritual absolutism are
abandoned, i. 532.

Rome, Papal, not guilty of originating, but of
perpetuating persecution, ii. 22.
Rulers, Christian, their duty to promote
Christian peace and union, ii. 7.

must be the originators
of any scheme for this purpose, ii. 9.


Sacraments, Seven, of the Creed of Pope
Pius IV., i. 526. Proposed alteration of
that article, ii. 48.

-, teaching of the Church of Eng-
land concerning, i. 247.
Saints, prayer to, a doctrine of the Creed of
Pope Pius IV., i. 528. Proposed change
in that article of the Creed, ii. 48.
Sanders, his admission with regard to the
Seminary Priests, i. 522.

Sanhedrim, the Jewish, ambulatory after the
destruction of Jerusalem, ii. 115.
Scriptures, free possession of the, the birth-
right of the whole human race, ii. 53.

how to be received, according to
the Creed of Pope Pius IV., i. 526. Pro-
posed modification of that article, ii. 47.
view given in them of the future

state, i. 6.

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their circulation a powerful ob-
stacle to the progress of Popery, i. 507.
exhibit one plan of Divine govern-

ment throughout, i. 12.

their exhaustlessness one proof of
their Divine origin, i. 13.
Scriptural Christianity, certainty of its final
establishment, i. 541.

Secular power, its supremacy in the time
of Constantine, ii. 27.

Seminary Priests, why sent over to England,
i. 522.

Services, three great, which Great Britain
has rendered to the Christian world, ii. 70.
Sin, original, doctrine of the Creed of Pope
Pius IV. concerning, i. 526. Proposed
modification of, ii. 48.

Slave Trade, its abolition decreed by an
European Congress, ii. 75.

its firm hold in Europe 100

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against it, ii. 77, n.

history of its abolition, ii. 78.
tabular view of the different

treaties made with Great Britain for its
suppression, ii. 80.

Soul, its immense value, i. 4-8; its immor-
tality, 4; its future destiny shown by Reve-
lation alone, ib.

-, the, Scriptural view of the work of
God upon, i. 5.

nature of its future happiness or misery,
i. 6. Its salvation, or damnation, com-
mences in the present life, 6.

-, teaching of the Church of England
concerning, i. 240.

Sovereigns of Europe, necessity of regaining
their sceptres, which the ruler of Rome
has usurped, ii. 83.

-, principles by which
they should be guided in the proposed
Congress for Christian union, ii. 84; urged

to use their influence for the restoration of
the Apostolic Office, 109, 116-118; mode
in which this may be most effectually
done, 126-128.

St. Andrew's monastery, notice of, i. 496, n.
Subject, loyal, will pray for the happiness as
well as prosperity of the Sovereign, ii. 58.
Supremacy of the Bishop of Rome not ac-
knowledged by Constantine, ii. 38. Ought
to be renounced by all Christian rulers, 39.
Supremacy, Papal, taught by the Creed of
Pope Pius IV., i. 528. Proposed change in
that article, ii. 49.

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Titles, various, given to the Popes, i. 494.
Toleration, doctrine of, an obstacle to the
triumph of Popery, i. 509.

unlimited, an absurdity, ii. 14.
-, partial approaches to, under the
Pagan emperors, ii. 19, n.

abuse of, by the Donatists and
other early heretics, ii. 25.

its abuse by all classes of Chris-
tians in modern times, ii. 28.

-, religious, necessity of its univer-
sal adoption, ii. 85.
Tradition, authority of, as taught by the
Creed of Pope Pius IV., i. 526. Proposed
amendment of that article of the Creed,
ii. 47.
Transubstantiation, doctrine of, taught by
the Creed of Pope Pius IV., i. 527. Pro-
posed change in this part of that Creed,
ii. 48.

Truths of Religion, summary of the, i. 238.

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AARON, that our souls be consecrated to God
as his sons were to the service of the taber-
nacle, ii. 262.

that we make him our example in
submission to the will of God, ii. 641.
Abraham, that we may imitate him in his
faith, i. 443.

Action, holy, that we so offer to God the
sacrifice of, that we receive the blessing of
the better high-priest than Aaron-Jesus
Christ, the true Melchisedec, ii. 410.
Adversity and prosperity, for a sanctified use
of both, i. 130.

Affections, that in fixing them with a view to
marriage, God's providence may direct our
paths, i. 594.

Affliction, that when it is deepest, we may
trust in God most, i. 141.

that in the time of, our hope may
be in God, that we may submit and live to
Him as the Father of our spirits, and com-
mit our cause to Him till we go down to
the grave, i. 152.

Afflictions of life, that in them we may follow

the example of Christ, by submission to the
Divine will, i. 144.

Allurements of the world, that they may not
prevent us setting out and persevering in
our journey to the heavenly Canaan, ii. 98.
Altar, that we build one wherever we pitch
our tent, i. 583.

Angels, that it would please God to command
them to minister to us as to the heirs of
salvation, i. 577.

Angels and animals, that as God has enabled
us to derive instruction from contemplating
their natures, we may ever be mindful of
the day when we shall be no longer on
earth among the animals, but companions
of angels in heaven, ii. 435.

Animals, that we may learn useful lessons
from observing their instinct, as Christ
derived instruction from the birds of the
air, i. 339.

Apostasy, that we may be kept from, i. 73.
Armour of God, that we may put it on, and
successfully withstand the assaults of the
evil one, i. 345.

Atonement of Christ, that it may be accepted
for us, whatever our sins may have de-
served, i. 199.

that our reliance for
salvation may be on it alone, i. 303.


Banner of Christ, that we may ever fight
under it, and become finally conquerors
over all evil, ii. 166.

Baptism, covenant of our, that we may re-
member it, and the religious education
which followed it, i. 612.

Baptismal vows, that we may perform them
faithfully, i. 57.

Birthdays, that we solemnly renew our cove-
nant on their commemoration, and on the
return of our new years, ii. 344.
Birthright of Christ, that we may be made
partakers of the, i. 708.

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