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Hierurgia or The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, Part 2

With Notes And Dissertations Elucidating Its Doctrines And Ceremonies, And Numerous Illustrative Plates, &c. In Two Parts

Published by Joseph Booker in London, England .
Written in English.

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Volume 2 of 2.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS OF VOL. II.
CHAPTER VI.
ON RELICS.
1. The Catholic Church pays a religious respect to Relics. 2. Authorized by Scripture. 3. Virtue possessed by Saints' Relics. 4. A reverence for them exemplified by Scripture. 5. Shown by the first Christians. 6. By carrying off the bodies of the Martyrs. 7. By collecting every thing stained with their blood. 8. By the custom of using the Martyrs' tombs as altars. 9. From Relics being anciently, as now, enclosed in altars at their consecration. 10. Respect anciently paid to Relics proved from the calumnies of the Heathens. 11. From the objections of Heretics. 12. Veneration of Relics in the Anglo-Saxon Church. 13. Miracles wrought through Relics attested by Protestants — Relics collected by Protestants p. 371
CHAPTER VII.
ON PURGATORY.
1. Definition of Purgatory. 2. Belief in the Church on this point. 3. Truths included in the doctrine of Purgatory. 4. Temporal punishment to be endured for sin, though its eternal punishment be pardoned. 5. The belief of a middle state held by the Patriarchs. 6. A middle state believed by the ancient Heathens. 7. The existence of a middle state between Heaven and Hell, formally attested by the Jews. 8. Evidenced by the New Testament 9. This middle state proved to be a place of punishment, or Purgatory. 10. Negative proof of Purgatory. 11. Purgatory consonant to several expressions of Scripture. 12. Purgatory taught by the Apostles' Creed. 13, The doctrine of Purgatory attested by the Church in every age. 14. The prayers of the living are serviceable to the dead. 15. Antiquity of prayer for the dead. 16. Still practised amongst the Jews. 17. Prayers for the dead in use in the primitive Church, proved from ancient inscriptions. 18. The sacrifice of the Mass offered for the dead. 19. Antiquity of this custom. 20. Belief of the Anglo-Saxon Church in Purgatory.
OBJECTIONS ANSWERED.
21. First objection refuted. 22. Arguments from Scripture answered. 23. Second objection answered. 24. Third objection. 25. Fourth objection answered p. 417
CHAPTER VIII.
ON CEREMONIES.
1. Man's nature proves the necessity of religious Ceremonies. 2. Exemplified by the earliest history of man. 3. Ceremonies, warranted by God in the Old Law. 4. By Christ in the New. 5. Ceremonies recommended by Protestant writers p. 489
CHAPTER IX.
ON THE CROSS.
1. Sign of the Cross referred to in the Old Scripture. 2. In the New. 3. Antiquity of the custom of making the sign of the Cross. 4. Respect of the ancient Christians towards the Cross. 5. Introduction of the Crucifix. 6. Antiquity of the custom of using Crucifixes in churches. 7. Why the Crucifix is placed upon the altar. 8. Why the sacerdotal garments and the sacred vestments are marked with a Cross. 9. Why made so often by the Priest at Mass. 10. By Catholics in general. II. The manner of making the sign of the Cross. p. 499
CHAPTER X.
ON IMAGES.
1. The use of Images in the house of God authorized by Scripture. 2. Recommended by Antiquity. 3. Why the Church employs them. 4. Religious feelings caused by Images. 5. Objection against the use of Images answered. 6. No virtue in Images themselves. 7. The use of Images defended by Sir Humphry Davy. 8. Ancient custom in England. 9. Inconsistency of Protestantism. 10. On the division of the Decalogue p. 533.
CHAPTER XI.
ON THE USE OF LIGHTS.
1. Lights commanded to be used in the Jewish Tabernacle. 2. Adopted by the Gentiles. 3. Lights employed from primitive times at divine service. 4. Defended by St. Jerom against Vigilantius, and noticed by St. Paulinus and Prudentius. 5. Proved from the Liturgies and other monuments. 6. Mystic signification of lights at Mass. 7. Lights at Baptism. 8. Spiritual meaning of them. 9. Lights used at Funerals. 10. On the Paschal Candle. 11. The Exultet. 12. Its mystic signification. p. 565.
CHAPTER XII.
ON THE VESTMENTS.
1. Origin of the Vestments in general. 2. Their use warranted by the Old Law. 3. Vindicated from the strictures passed upon them by modern Puritanism. 4. Propriety suggested their adoption by the Gentiles. 5. Motives of the Church for using them. 6. They characterize the Antiquity of the Church. 7. Washing of hands. 8. Figurative meaning. 9. The Cassock. 10. The Amice. 11. Its form. 12. Figurative meaning. 13. Why so called. 14. The Alb : its form and colour. 15. Figurative meaning. 16. The Girdle. 17. Its ancient form 18. Mentioned in Scriptnre. 19. Figurative meaning. 20. The Maniple. 21. Its ancient form and use* 22. How gradually changed. 23. Its figure and signification. 24. The Stole. 25. Its ancient name. 26. Form. 27. Use. 28. How ornamented formerly. 29. What the classic Greek Stole was. 30. What the edgings of lace on the Stole were originally. 31. Its spiritual meaning. 32. The Chasuble. 33. Its form. 34. The Vestments of the Jewish Priesthood. 35. Origin of the Chasuble. 36. Present form amongst the Greeks. 37. Once commonly worn by Laics and Ecclesiastics. 38. Then by Ecclesiastics only. 39. Use of it restricted to the Sanctuary. 40. The Cross supplanted the Latus-clavus. 41. Why curtailed. 42. Traces of its ancient form. 43. Meaning of its several names. 44. Its figurative signification. 45. Prayer at putting it on. 46. The Dalmatic. 47. Its form. 48. Origin of its name. 49. Why assigned to Deacons. Its original colour as a Vestment. 51. The Tunic. 52. Its proper form. 53. When introduced. 54. The Veil. 55. Its form. 56. Its use. 57. Why the Paten is held elevated. 58. And covered with a VeiL 59. The Cope. 60. Its form. 61. Its origin. 62. Colours of the Vestments. 63. The Surplice. 64. Its antiquity. 65. Its ancient form. 66. Origin of its name. 67. Its figurative signification. p. 597
CHAPTER XIII.
ON BLESSED OR HOLY WATER.
1. Holy Water of Apostolic origin. 2. Form of blessing the Holy Water. 3. Object of the Church in using it. 4. Why salt is mingled with the water. 5. Why Exorcisms are pronounced over the salt and water. 7. Used in the Greek Church. 8. Sprinkling of the altar and congregation. 9. Why Holy Water is placed at the entrance of our temples. p. 663.
CHAPEER XIV.
ON THE CREED.
1. Meaning of the term Symbol. 2. Five forms of Creed. 3. The Apostles'. 4. The Nicene. 5. The Constantinopolitan. 6. The Athanasian. 7. What Creed is said at Mass. 8. When said at Mass. 9. The Creed of Pius IV. 10. All announce the same Faith p. 679.
CHAPTER XV.
ON THE DIPTYCHS.
1. Their name. 2. Form. 3. Use. 4. Why presented to the Church. 5. How used. 6. Registers of the dead who were to be prayed for. 7. Calendars of the Martyrs and Saints. 8. The name of the emperor inscribed in them. 9. Used as altar-pieces. 10. The modern altar-piece derived from the Diptychs p. 687
CHAPTER XVI.
ON ALTARS.
1. Use of Altars in the Old and New Testaments. 2. From the times of the Apostles to the present day. 3. Noticed in all the Liturgies. 4. Of what material and of what form constructed. 5. The Altar isolated in ancient churches. 6. Placed to look towards the East. 7. The dedication of Altars. 8. The Altar anointed. 9. Saints' relics enclosed in the Altar-stone. 10. The Altar covered with linen cloths. 11. Ornaments of the Altar : Canopy ; Veils ; the Cross ; Candlesticks ; Chalices ; Flowers. 12. The respect paid to Altars : Asylum. 13. Recapitulation p. 705
CHAPTER XVII.
ON INCENSE.
1. Incense used under the Old Law. 2. Noticed in the New Testament 3. Adopted by tbe primitive Church. 4. Incense prescribed in all the Liturgies. 5. Spiritual meaning of Incense p. 757
Conclusion p. 766
APPENDIX I.
Exhibiting extracts from the ancient Liturgies, in proof that the doctrine of the Real Presence must have been taught in all the Churches which the Apostles or their immediate disciples founded - p. 773
APPENDIX II.
Showing the unanimity of all the Oriental Liturgies in the Invocation of the Saints departed p. 783
APPENDIX III.
On the Catholic Canon of Scripture. p. 787
APPENDIX IV.
On the Catacombs - p. 796
INDEX OF PLATES AND WOOD-CUTS.

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HierurgiaV2
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