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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... to pleasure now rather than the path that God wants that will lead us to communion with Him. ―When a Catholic says ‗until death do us p... ...ivorce and remarry in a civil ceremony and think they can go on receiving communion. The Pope says ‗no.‘ They have 37 violated the sacrament of ... ...olated the sacrament of marriage and they want to violate the sacrament of communion. The Vatican says they may not accept communion. ―Simi... ...e Washington. He often accompanied his wife to church but left before the communion part of the service. He also spoke of God and Providence, but Dr... ...ir thoughts. Others use absurdities to try to make their points. Nigerian Anglican Bishop Akinola has said that a homosexual relationship is a partn... ...e that Austria and France gave up their Catholicism and Wales gave up the Anglican religion. More recently Spain and Italy have given up Catholicism... ...iously using self-centered and society-based reasons for their decisions. Anglican Bishop Desmond Tutu supported the South African constitutional pr... ...s to prevent pregnancy. Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, said that ‗Planned parenthood is an obli... ...pproach. Other Christian fundamentalists, like many evangelicals and some Anglicans are with us.‖ —―I saw a major poll that showed that American...

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The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

...The Spiritual “Family” Karma And Predestination Mysticism 118 “Union” And “Communion” Mysticism Mysticism And Biochemistry Is Mysticism Truly Religiou... ... in my chair, for I had had no encounter. I nursed a small hope that first communion would bring about the longed for experience, but it passed withou... ...Hindu beliefs. HINDU BELIEFS Hinduism is a God-centered religion, in which communion with God is all-important. According to Hindu tradition, God (tit... ...description. Every living being has the quality and potential to come into communion with the Atman through meditation. The often quoted phrase “You a... ...ord meaning gratitude), but more popularly called by the simpler term Holy Communion. This focuses on the New Testament tradition of the last meal eat... ...ional beliefs and rituals to varying degrees—ranging from the Lutheran and Anglican churches, which are Catholic Churches in all but name, to the Unit...

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The Soul of a Bishop

By: H. G. Wells

...ereupon the fierce young man had exploded with: “T o that, is it, that you Anglicans have come?” The whole gathering had given itself up to the disput... ... that air of reverent vagueness, that tenderness of touch, which is by all Anglican standards im- perative in so deep, so mysterious, and, nowadays, i... ...right, and it wasn’t very likely she would go out of her way to startle an Anglican bishop. Simply she needn’t dance. Besides which even if a man does... ... C. Benson, memoirs and so on. You’d go some- where where there was a good Anglican chaplain, and you’d take some of the services yourself. And we’d w... ... he had grown up in the church, his life had been so entirely clerical and Anglican, that the widest separation he had hith- erto been able to imagine... ...re temporary accidents—just as the severance of an Angli- can from a Roman communion and a Greek orthodox com- munion are temporary accidents. You wil...

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God the Invisible King

By: H. G. Wells

...d then, turning upon the victors, he sought by threats to restore Arius to communion. The imperial aim was a common faith to 15 H. G. Wells unite the... ...m the Trinitarian’s deity. At present if anyone who has left the Christian communion declares himself a believer in God, priest and parson swell with ... ...tirely within the Established Church of England, that is to say within the Anglican com- munion of the T rinitarian Christians. It contains among othe... ... the laws of refraction or gravitation. Since these views of God come from Anglican vicarages I can only conclude that this kind of belief is quite or... ...marriage into a mystical sacrament, and, with some excep- tions, the Roman communion exacts the sacrifice of celi- bacy from its priesthood, regardles... ...nto religious feel- ing. Amongst the sex-tormented priesthood of the Roman communion in particular, ignorant of the extreme practices of the Essenes a... ...pirit in a tract, “The Call of the Kingdom,” by that very able and subtle, Anglican theologian, the Rev. W. Temple, who declares that under the vitali... ...oints of the vulgarly accepted beliefs. One may find within the An- glican communion, Arians, Unitarians, Atheists, disbeliev- ers in immortality, att...

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Life of John Coleridge Patteson : Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...firmation on May 26, 1842. Here is his account both of it and of his first Communion. The soberness and old-fash- ioned simplicity of expression are w... ...own author of the beautiful Life of St. Francis Xavier. On his leaving our communion, it was his father’s wish that Coleridge Patteson should take the... ... Dr. Cornish used to come on one Sunday in the month to celebrate the Holy Communion (which is given weekly in the mother Church); and when Mr. Grardi... ...within!’ It is impossible not to pause and observe how as Confirmation and Communion had almost palpably strengthened the boy’s struggles with his inh... ...as a very happy day; Gardiner came to help me and he administered the Holy Communion to twenty-seven or twenty-eight of my own people. This is nearly ... ... question. His conclusions had been formed upon the teachings of the elder Anglican divines, and his predilections for the externals of worship upon t... ...sh divinity. I don’t want to be exclusive, far from it. I don’t want to be Anglican versus Primitive; but yet somehow, to me, there is a some- thing w...

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War and the Future; Italy, France and Britain at War

By: H. G. Wells

...ld have been profoundly interesting, as for example his impressions of the Anglican bishops. But I met a hoarding. I met a thing like a mask, somethin... ...ommu- nicant I should have thought myself a particularly hopeful field for Anglican effort, and it came to my wife and myself merely for our permissio... ...oused an uneasy curios- ity in my mind with regard to the general trend of Anglican teaching and Anglican activities at the present time. The trend of... ...llectual values of the leading divines of both the Angli- can and Catholic communions. The self-styled Intelligen- tsia of Great Britain is all too pr... ...re. Men are stirred to the deepest ques- tions about life and God, and the Anglican church, for ex- ample, obliges—as I have described. It is necessar... ...for the professional religions…. The other day I was talking to an eminent Anglican among various other people and someone with an eye to him pro- pou...

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First and Last Things : A Confession of Faith and a Rule of Life

By: H. G. Wells

...this universal scheme takes on the effect of a sym- pathetic person—and my communion a quality of fearless worship. These moments happen, and they are... ... come to a tangle of difficulties. Is the Catholic Church merely the Roman communion or does it include the Greek and Prot- estant Churches? Some of t... ... Family,” as if it were not the case that Socialists, Individualists, high Anglicans and Roman Catholics are ALL against Marriage and the Family as th...

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Notes on a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...o chaplains of my Lord Archbishop, who bow over his Grace as he enters the communion-table gate; even poor John, who follows my Lady with a coroneted ... ...real, and reasonable. 109 Thackeray Only a few feet off, the walls of the Anglican Church of Jerusalem rise up from their foundations on a picturesqu... ...gers, occupied places down the room, to the right and left of the desk and communion-table. The converts, and the mem- bers of the college, in rather... ...gs of their own, and also swell the little con- gregation that attends the Anglican service. I have mentioned our fellow-traveller, the Consul-General...

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The Lily of the Valley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...alm for the “Beati qui lugent” of the Saviour. From the period of my first communion I flung myself into the mysterious depths of prayer, attracted to... ...itive faith. Mademoiselle de Lenoncourt remained, however, in the Catholic communion, to which her aunt was equally bound. Cruelly tried by revolution... ...sm of her sex. She looked at me with gentle stupefaction. “It is the first communion of love,” I said. “Yes, I am now a sharer of your sorrows. I am u... ...efore it is the dupe of oth- ers, keep it within the region of the heart’s communion, keep it for woman and for God. Do not hawk its treasures in the ... ...s as a matter of course, in fact without thanking me. It was another sweet communion to share her family cares, to transmit her or- ders. In the eveni... ... the laborious glory of loving you,—it needs too many virtues, Catholic or Anglican, and I have no fancy for rivalling phantoms. The virtues of the vi...

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The Life of John Sterling

By: Thomas Carlyle

...Mr. Hare, “to have such a fellow-laborer, to live constantly in the freest communion with such a friend, I cannot speak. He came to me at a time of he... ...the con- versation towards such; talked often about Church, Chris- tianity Anglican and other, how essential the belief in it to man; then, on the oth... ...these pow- ers, which cannot be extinguished, will one day enter anew into communion with you. I have bought it very dear by the prospect of losing yo...

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A Modern Utopia

By: H. G. Wells

...lf I find myself framing his case. He is a lover, the most conventional of Anglican lovers, with a heart that has had its training, I should think, in... ...rsons I as- certained you were,” he says, with the note of one resigned to communion with unreason; “because you”—he indicates me—“are evidently at yo...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...sure moreover that her mild forehead and silver cross referred to some weird Anglican mystery—some delightful reinstitution perhaps of the quaint offic... ... that person’s intimacy with one’s self. These signs of deep CHAPTER 19 161 communion multiplied as the days elapsed, and there was none of which Isa... ...s locked before her, stood there as if she were about to partake of her first communion, even Mr. Osmond’s diminutive daughter had a kind of finish that... ... great aristocracies. On the whole, as I have said, she had fallen from high communion with the probabilities. She had taken more satisfaction in Isab...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...re moreover that her mild forehead and silver cross referred to some weird Anglican mystery—some delight- ful reinstitution perhaps of the quaint offi... ...eeable sign of that person’s intimacy with one’s self. These signs of deep communion multiplied as the days elapsed, and there was none of which Isabe... ...ocked before her, stood there as if she were about to partake of her first communion, even Mr. Osmond’s diminutive daughter had a kind of finish that ... ...reat aristocracies. On the whole, as I have said, she had fallen from high communion with the 335 Henry James probabilities. She had taken more satis...

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Heartsease or Brother's Wife

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...m sure, but the worst of it is that Theresa has friends who are not of our Communion, and she does speak strongly of things that do not accord with he... ...ainst him?’ ‘I don’t exactly understand them. They called him a thor- ough Anglican, and said he did not feel the universal pulse! Now, I know it has ... ...sister Mary Angela—Theresa’s great friend— 523 Yonge had joined the Roman communion. Theresa wished me to see her and the convent, and said that perh... ...rds than were needful how Theresa had serious doubts as to what she termed Anglicanism, reckoning against it every laxity in doc- trine or in discipli... ...same mind, and while both made high professions of attachment to their own communion, they were in a course of dwelling on all the allurements held ou...

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

...-Palace.—It is to witness a service that they have learnt to appreciate as Anglicanly religious. On the step of the return to their Indian clime, they... ... in contempt of the disgust of iteration; hammering so a soft place on the Anglican skull, which is rubbed in consequence, and taught at last through ... ...d to be unintelligible; and it was merely the apology to his conscience in communion with the sprite of a petticoated fair one who was being subjected...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

... but little with the majestic repose of a church such as the Romish or the Anglican, founded upon the broad basis of national ma- jorities, and shelte... ...hat, not possessing the means of sequestering their young men from worldly communion, they must abide by the evils of a laxer discipline. It is their ...

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The Prime Minister

By: Anthony Trollope

...wing, if you will;—but when one talks of admitting a man into close family communion by mar- riage, one would, I fancy, wish to know something of his ... ...e who boldly combatted the ex- tortions of foreign innkeepers and the Anti-Anglican ten- dencies of foreign railway officials ‘on their own hooks.’ Th...

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Getting Married and Preface to Getting Married

By: George Bernard Shaw

...HE BISHOP . Dont be alarmed, Cecil. Let me explain. Y our parents were not Anglicans. You were not, I think, Anglican yourself, until your second year... ...ontract before the Registrar of the West Strand District. I ask you, as an Anglican Catholic, was that a marriage? SYKES [overwhelmed] Great Heavens, ... ... married? SYKES. Will somebody tell me what an honorable man and a sincere Anglican is to propose to a woman whom he loves and who loves him and wont ... ...hurch of England as The Scarlet Woman. Soames became secretly converted to Anglicanism at the age of fifteen. He longed to take holy orders, but didnt... ... abomina- tion which the Church has founded to cast out and replace by the communion of saints. I learnt that from every mar- riage settlement I drew ...

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The Theory of the Leisure Class

By: Thorstein Veblen

...m such traits as go to make up their ideal of a worthy man. And in seeking communion with the divinity the ways and means of approach are assimilated ... ...otions of what are the fit and adequate manner and circumstances of divine communion. It is felt that the divinity must be of a peculiarly serene and ... ...than everyday expensiveness; that on holidays set apart in honor of or for communion with the divinity no work that is of human use should be performe... ... suffer from such relatively slight changes as the disestablishment of the Anglican Church, an increased facility of divorce, adoption of female suffr... ...sure Class This non-invidious residue of the religious life — the sense of communion with the environment, or with the generic life process — as well ...

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Howards End

By: E. M. Forster

...—it can satisfy that test—and though it was un-English, and ignored by our Anglican cathedral, Leonard had a right to decide upon it. Moreover, he tru... ...e soul retires within, to float upon the bosom of a deeper stream, and has communion with the dead, and sees the world’s glory not diminished, but dif...

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The Amazing Marriage

By: George Meredith

...e how wild the wish or half expecta- tion that he would resume the glowing communion of the night which had plighted them. She did not this time say ‘... ...or controversy. Nature-worship—or “ab- original genuflexion,” he calls it; Anglicanism, Methodism; he stands to engage them. It can’t be doubted, that... ...to the nation’s lasting gratitude. She has her opportunity for winning the Anglican English, as formerly she won the Dissenter Welsh. She may yet be t...

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