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ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY,

DISCIPLINE, &c.

1. What are the motives necessary to the right discharge of the ministerial functions ?

2. What is the general nature of ecclesiastical law ?

3. What do you mean by the Rubric;" and how do you understand the expression the Ordinary ?

4. About what year was the Liturgy first read in English ?

5. Explain the construction of an early Christian church for religious worship. What do you mean by vágonš, vestibulum, chancel, vélos, as used to signify parts of such a church?

6. What was the Biuae ? What the ambo?

7. Why are ancient churches often called Basilica ?

8. What evidence do we possess concerning the discipline of the early Church, derived from the shape and construction of the places of worship?

9. Where was the first church built in England ?

10. Is this tradition founded on good authority ?

11. Is there any analogy between the form of an early Christian church and the temple at Jerusalem ?

12. What was the agóvaos and what the πρόπυλον of an early Christian place of worship?

13. Give a brief account of the Church of Alexandria from the death of St. Mark until the time of Arius.

14. What has been the fate of those Churches which

were infected with Arianism?

15. Who were the principal champions of Arianism during the fourth century ?

16. Who was Eusebius of Nicomedia ? Was there any other important character in Church history bearing the same name?

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17. Mention some Arian Councils.

18. How would you account for the use of Arianism?

19. What effect had the writings of Origen upon the formation of that he

resy?

20. What heresy immediately succeeded that of Arius ?

21. What was the error of Eutyches?

1. How do you distinguish between the doctrine of transubstantiation as held by the Romish Church, and the consubstantiation of the Lutherans ?

2. What great doctrines rest upon tradition ?

3. Explain the expressions used in theology“ by congruity” and “ by condig

" nity."

4. What were the Apostolical Constitions ?

5. Explain the expression, pious frauds."

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6. Who have been the principal writers in England in support of the Arminian view of the XVIIth Article? Who of the Calvinistic?

7. Who introduced Presbyterianism into Scotland ? What is the present form of government in the national Church of Scotland ? Has it ever been interrupted ?

8. How is the Presbyterian form of Church government distinguished from that of Episcopacy?

9. What do you mean by Independency? Who introduced it into England ?

1. Trace briefly the causes of the Reformation in England, from the time of Henry V. to that of Henry VIII.

2. Shew the advantage of Church Establishments.

3. What is meant by the “ Church of England ?”

4. What effect has a pure Church Establishment upon the purity and orthodoxy of the sects?

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5. Distinguish between the compulsory and voluntary systems, and shew the comparative advantages of each.

1. An account of the Waldenses.

2. Explain the term “ Congregationalist.” Is it exactly synonymous with

Independent ?” - 3. Give an account of the institution of the order of Deacons.

4. Who were the Calixtines ?

5. What was the manner of worship in the early Church ?

6. To what causes may be referred the multiplication of ceremonies in the fifth century ?

7. What were the chief divisions of the Arian heresy ?

8. What was the nature of the heresy of Photinus ?

9. The principal writers of the fourth century.

10. Who was Lactantius?

1]. Give an account of the Ten Persecutions.

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