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THE CONSTITUTION AND ORDER
The Christian Ministry:
ADDRESSED TO THE
MEMBERS OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCIIES IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,
PRESENT ASPECT AND BEARING OF THE EPISCOPAL
BY, SAMUEL MILLER, D. D.
PROFESSOR OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY AND CHURCH GOVERNMENT IN
THE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AT PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY.
C. SITERMAN & CO. PRINTERS.
Eastern District of Pennsylvania, to wit;
BE IT REMEMBENED, That on the fifth day of October in the fifty-fifth year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1830, Towar, J. & D. M. HOGAN, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit: Letters concerning the Constitution and Order of the Christian Ministry:
Addressed to the Members of the Presbyterian Churches in the City of New York. To which is prefixed, a Letter on the present Aspect and Bearing of the Episcopal Controversy. By Samuel Miller, D. D. Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Church Government in the Theological Seminary at Princeton, New Jersey. Second Edition.
In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned.” And also to the act entitled “An act supplementary to an act entitled “ An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."
D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
III. Testimony of Scripture continued, 45
IV. Testimony of the early Fathers,
V. Testimony of Some of the Later Fathers, 110
VI. Testimony of the Reformers,
VII. Concessions of Eminent Episcopalians,
VIII. Rise and Progress of Prelacy,
II. Presbyterian and Episcopal Claims com-
III. Testimony of Scripture reviewed, 265
IV. The office of Ruling Elder considered, 292
V. Testimony of the Fathers reviewed, 311
VI. Testimony of the Reformers reviewed, 351
VII. Testimony of Calvin examined,
VIII. Testimony of the Successors of the Re-
IX. Rise and Progress of Prelacy reconsi-
X. Episcopal Concessions-Uninterupted