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*1 See "History of the English Bible," by W. F. Moulton, pp. 34-36. <BACK>

*2 Copies of the Syriac Bible were later found among the Syrian Christians at Malaba South India, with all the earmarks of the old Syrian manuscripts. See "The Old Documents and the New Bible," by J. P. Smyth, pp. 166, 167; "Indian Church History by Thomas Yates, p. 167; "Christian Researches in Asia," by Claudius Buchannan, pp. 143. <BACK>

*3 An illustration of how some learned Roman Catholics have estimated the Protestant Greek New Testament can be seen when we read of the Catholic legislation on forbidden books. A commentator says: "In diocesan seminaries the textbook prescribed in Greek was very often some portion of the original text of the New Testament, and Protestant editions were selected, as they contained a more ample vocabulary, and, perhaps, better grammatical annotations than Catholic editions. Such an act would appear quite pardonable and excusable, as the text was entire and pure But according to the present rule . . . bishops have no power to select such works.""A Commentary on the Present Index Legislation," Rev. T. Hurley, D. D., p. 70. New York:Benziger Brothers, 1908. With their feelings against Protestant books, such permits could not have been given, unless the superiority of the book demanded it. <BACK>

*4 See Cardinal Gascluet's article in the Forum for August, 1926, p. 203. <BACK>

*5 "History of the Council of Trent," T. A. Buckley, Part II, chap. 16, p. 127. <BACK>

*6 For further light on this point see "A Brief Sketch of the History of the Translation of the Bible," H. Guppy, p 7, and "The Records Unrolled" by E. S. Buchannan, p. 50. <BACK>

*7 Catalogue of R. D. Dickinson, 1935, No. 462, p. 10, book No. 167. <BACK>

*8 See also "Dictionary of the Inquisition," in "Illustrations of Popery," J. P. Challender, pp. 377-386, New York, 1838; and "History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages," H. C. Lea, Vol. I, pp. 337, 338, New York, 1888. <BACK>

*9 This explains why some Catholic authors deny that their church ever persecuted. <BACK>

*10 The English and American Revised Versions, the Jewish, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish versions render Deuteronomy 31:26, "by the side of the ark." Others render it "at the side of the ark," and "beside the ark." <BACK>

*11 Sunday was called "Lord's Day" in England in the seventeenth century when Bishop White wrote this; he therefore uses this designation of the day. Jerome is here spelled Hierome. <BACK>

*12 Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol. XII, art. "Raymond VI," p. 670. <BACK>

*13 Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol. XII, art. "Raymond VI," p. 670. <BACK>

*14 These legendary histories of St Patrick, written during the Dark Ages, are so full of childish superstition and fabricated miracles, that they have to be rejected as actual history. <BACK>

*15 See "Dissertation on the Prophecies," by Bishop Thomas Newton, p. 518, and "History of the Evangelical Churches of . . . Piedmont," by Samuel Morland, Esq., p. 191. (London, 1658). <BACK>

*16 I is $4.80, is. 24 cents, and Id. is 2 cents. <BACK>

*17 Of these "Tax Tables" forty-seven editions were issued, eighteen at Rome itself. They itemize all classes of sins. "simony," "perjury," "murder," "rape," etc., stating the exact amount of "tax" for "absolution" of each class of crime. See "Spiritual Venality of Rome," Rev. Joseph Mendham, M. A., "Traffic in Pardons," George Hodson, and "Philosophical Dictionary," Voltaire, Vol. II, pp. 474-478. See also "The Pope and the Council," Dollinger, pp. 351-353. <BACK>

*18 The doctrine of the "treasury" containing the surplus of good works. <BACK>

*19 This is quoted from "Documents and Studies Concerning the History of the Lutheran Catechism in the Nordish Churches," p. 89. Christiania:1893. <BACK>

*20 The Catholic Church dropped the second commandment out of their catechism, and the Lutherans followed the same numbering, making the Sabbath command the third In the Lutheran catechism it reads as Pastor Preus here quotes it, and not as given in Exodus 20:1-17.  <BACK>

*21 "Liberty," Vol. V, No. 3, Third Quarter 1910, pages 30-32. <BACK>

*22 See "Romanism and the Republic," by Isaac J. Lansing, pp. 221-223. Pope Benedict XV, on March 25, 1917, transferred this work to the "Supreme Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office.""Index of Prohibited Books," p xxxi.  <BACK>

*23 The Register (Roman Catholic), Denver, Colo., April 3, 1938, announced the formation of the United Catholic Organizations' Press Relations Committee, to keep vigilant oversight over newspapers and magazines. <BACK>

*24 For further evidences that the Papacy claims the right of interfering with the affairs of civil governments, see "The Middle Ages," Henry Hallam, LL.D, F.R.A S, Vol. I chap. 7, Parts I, II. <BACK>

*25 "The Constitutions" was preserved only in handwritten manuscripts, and allowed only to a few select members of the Society; and when these books finally were printed, they were not for the public. <BACK>

*26 See also "The Power and Secret of the Jesuits," Rene Fulop-Miller, pp. 150-156; and The Secret Plan," the Abbate Leone, p. 155. <BACK>

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