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BENJ. J. WALLACE, EDITOR.
ALBERT BARNES, THOMAS BRAINERD, JOHN JENKINS, AND
JOEL PARKER, Associate EDITORS.
WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF
PROFESSORS IN THB NEW YORK UNION, AUBURN AND
LANE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARIES.
MEC TAMEN CONSUMEBATUR.
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1852, by
BENJ. J. WALLACE,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of
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The Roman Catholics have attempted to unite all Christians under one great head, making subjection to the Papacy a test of union with the Church, yet admitting within that one organization all the diversities of opinion which are to be found in the Protestant world. The Episcopalians profess to believe that “schism”-meaning by that, separation from their Church-is the chief of all sins—forgetting that their own denomination is based on a great schism from the Papacy, through which they professedly derive all their power of ordination, and all the evidence that they are in the apostolic line. Infidels and skeptics, covetous of an opportunity of attacking the Church, and willing to make capital for themselves out of the divisions of
* Note by the Author of this Article.—But one of the Editors of this journal is responsible for the sentiments contained in this Article. The other Editors consent to its publication as containing suggestions that may be worthy of reflection, and that may lead to a more thorough and able discussion of the subject.