An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, From the Birth of Christ, Vol. 3 of 6

An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, From the Birth of Christ, Vol. 3 of 6
An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, From the Birth of Christ, Vol. 3 of 6
Excerpt from An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, From the Birth of Christ, Vol. 3 of 6: To the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century<br><br>VI. It is needless to repeat here the Observa tion we have had so Often occasion to make u on such conversions as these we have been now reiat ing, or to advertise the reader that the savage nations, who were thus dragooned into the church, became the disciples of Christ, not so much in reality, as in outward appearance. They professed, with an inward reluctance, a religion which wasinculcated by violence and bloodshed, which recalled to their remembrance nothing but scenes Of desolation and misery; and which, in deed, when considered in the representations that were given Of it by the greatest part of the mis sionaries, was but a few degrees removed from the absurdities of paganism.] The pure and rational religion of the gospel was never presented to these unhappy nations in its native simplicity; they were only taught to appease the Deity, and to render him propitious, by a senseless round of tri?ing ceremonies and bodily exercises, which, in many circumstances, resembled the supersti tions they were obliged to renounce, and might have been easily reconciled with them, had it not been that the name and history of Christ, the sign Of the cross, and some diversity between certain rites and ceremonies of the two religions.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.Эта книга будет изготовлена в соответствии с Вашим заказом по технологии Print-on-Demand компанией ООО «Книга по Требованию». Print-on-Demand - это технология печати книг по Вашему заказу на цифровом типографском оборудовании. Книга, произведенная по технологии Print-on-Demand (POD) представляет собой классическую печатную книгу с соблюдением всех стандартов качества, от офсетной бумаги и плотного картона до качественного клея, используемого при изготовлении. Черно-белая текстовая или полноцветная иллюстрированная книга (в зависимости от исходного файла, подготовленного к печати) может быть изготовлена в разных вариантах: - в мягкой обложке (Клеевое Бесшвейное Скрепление); - скрепление скобой (для книг с небольшим количеством страниц); - в твердом переплете с клееным текстовым блоком; Материалы, используемые при производстве книги: - бумага текстового блока - офсетная (белая или кремовая) 80 г/м2 - мягкая обложка - бумага мелованная 250 г/м2; - ламинация обложки - матовая или глянцевая; - твердый переплет - картон 2 мм, каптал, белые форзацы, прямой корешок - сверхпрочный полимерный клей; - каждая книга упакована в термопленку. Каждый заказ обрабатывается в индивидуальном порядке: каждой книге, напечатанной по технологии Print-on-Demand, присваивается уникальный номер.