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By Leslie Hardinge

ISBN-10: 0281024839

ISBN-13: 9780281024834

A so much interesting and authoritative account of the Celtic Church, its ideals and practices, and its outstanding theocracy in accordance with outdated testomony canon and the legislation of the Pentateuch, together with the holding of the Seventh-day Sabbath. This e-book is illustrated with line drawings taken from the crosses that have been a impressive function of Celtic church structure, and with examples of records of the interval.

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This statement he gave first in Latin and then in translation. " This w a s unlike the present world, which he then went on to describe in the most lurid language: It blinds like mist, it slays like sleep, it wounds like a point, it destroys like an edge, it burns like fire, it drowns like a sea, it swallows like a pit, it devours like a monster. N o t such, however, is the kingdom which the saints and the righteous strive after. ] for its exceeding brightness, it is a flame for its beauty, it is a harp for its melodiousness, it is a banquet for its abundance of wine.

15 16 Origen Pelagius Primasius Prisian Symmachus Theodore of Mopsuestia 18 1 B 00 51 82 58 There are also allusions to the Irish commentators M a i l g a i r m r i d and C o i r b r e by the glossators. T h e later Celtic commentator borrowed indiscriminately. In that gold-mine of his opinion, the Würtzberg glosses in Old-Irish on the Pauline Epistles, this is clearly manifest. Augustine was quoted eleven times; Isidore five; Origen twenty-one; Hilary or "Ambrosi­ aster" twenty-nine; Jerome one hundred and sixteen; while there are one thousand three hundred and sixteen citations taken directly from the arch-heretic Pelagius h i m s e l f .

T h e Celtic Church in Britain 20 102 the Catholic and Apostolical f a i t h " . Theodore's attitude towards the Celtic Christians was shown both by his legislation and by his actions. In the first canon of his famous penitential he recommended that, "If one has been ordained by heretics, if it w a s without blame (in the matter) he ought to be re-ordained". T h a t Theodore lived up to his own rules is witnessed by his dealings with Bishop Chad w h o had been ordained with the help of Celtic bishops and became an adherent of Roman usages: 103 During his visitation, Theodore consecrated bishops in suitable places, and with their assistance he corrected abuses wherever he found them.

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