solemn processions? (of the Roman Catholic church). 897 ? ?Faith does not belong to the substance of the Eucharist. Hence it is not the faith of him who partakes that makes the bread a communication of the body of Christ nor on account of unbelief in him who partakes does the bread cease to be a communication of the body of Christ.? See also Sadler, Church Doctrine, 124-199; Pusey. Tract No. 90, of the Tractarian Series; Wilberforce, New Birth; Nevins, Mystical Presence.
Per contra, see Calvin, Institutes, 2:525-584; G. P. Fisher, in Independent, May 1, 1884, Calvin differed from Luther in holding that Christ is received only by the believer. He differed from Zwingle in holding that Christ is truly, though spiritually, received.? See also E. G. Robinson, in Baptist Quarterly, 1869:85-109; Rogers, Priests and Sacraments. Con-substantiation accounts for the doctrine of apostolic succession and for the universal Ritualism of the Lutheran Church. Bowing at the name of Jesus however is not, as has been sometimes maintained, a relic of the papal worship of the Real Presence but is rather a reminiscence of the fourth century when controversies about the person of Christ rendered orthodox Christians peculiarly anxious to recognize Christ?s deity.
?There is no ?corner? in divine grace? (C. H. Parkhurst). ?All notions of a needed ?priesthood,? to bring us into connection with Christ, must yield to the truth that Christ is ever with us? (E. G. Robinson). ?The priest was the conservative, the prophet the progressive. Hence, the conflict between them. Episcopalians like the idea of a priesthood but do not know what to do with that of prophet.? Dr. A. J. Gordon: ?Ritualism, like eczema in the human body, is generally a symptom of a low state of the blood. As a rule, when the church becomes secularized, it becomes ritualized, while great revivals, pouring through the church, have almost always burst the liturgical bands and have restored it to the freedom of the Spirit.?
Puseyism, as defined by Pusey himself, means high thoughts of the two sacraments, high estimate of Episcopacy as God?s ordinance, high estimate of the visible church as the body wherein we are made and continue to be members of Christ. Additionally, it means regard for ordinances as directing our devotions and disciplining us, such as daily public prayers, fasts and feasts, regard for the visible part of devotion, such as the decoration of the house of God, which acts insensibly on the mind. It also means reverence for and deference to the ancient church, instead of the reformers, as the ultimate expounder of the meaning of our church.? Pusey declared that he and Maurice worshiped different Gods.
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