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Janes de Helen
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER;
A Series of Lectures
DELIVERED IN THE CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST, PADDINGTON.
EDWARD MEYRICK GOULBURN, D.D.,
PREBENDARY OF ST. PAUL'S,
ADAPTED BY THE ACTOR TO YĦE ÇATÝDNION OFFICE ACCORDING TO THE
ST ATFS OF AMERICA
443 & 445 BROADWAY.
The chief design of this little Work is Edification. But in writing on the Office of the Holy Communion, it is impossible to avoid altogether questions of a controversial character.
The Doctrine of the Sacrament must of course be stated and considered in such a work. On this difficult subject I have endeavoured to set forth the teaching of the Anglican Churches, as expressed in their formularies, and represented by their best Divines, repudiating on the one hand Transubstantiation, and all erroneous views holding of that dogma, and on the other Zwinglianism and all views which go to reduce the Holy Sacrament to a mere symbol, and to empty it of its character as the Highest Means of Grace. I have tried to maintain that our Lord's Body and Blood are verily and indeed (and not merely in a figure) taken and received by the faithful in the Lord's Supper, though after a heavenly and DEC 101914