A Compendium of the Laws of the Church of Scotland, Volume 1

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Robert Buchanan, 1831
 

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Contents

land 5th June 1592
11
Mortifications under the Presbyteries inspection 329
17
Ratification of Acts of Assembly Ii40
22
Declaration of the Estates of the Kingdom of Scotland containing Claim of Right
23
Act ratifying Confession of Faith and settling Presbyterian Church Government 7th June 1690
24
Acts of ratificationan Union with England l6th Jan 1707
26
Books of Discipline First Book of Discipline
29
tution of the Church of Scotland
30
Of Doctrine
32
Of the Sacraments
33
Touching the abolishing of idolatry
35
Concerning the provision for the Ministers and for the distribution of the rents and possessions justly appertaining to the Church
42
Of the Superintendents
46
Of Schools and Universities
52
Of the Rents and Patrimony of the Church
63
Of the Kirk and Policy thereof in general
109
Form of Process
139
Concerning Church Government Discipline Scandals
141
Concerning Processes which natively begin at
155
t Book First
173
Ordination described no ministerium vagum
178
Form of an Act of Ordination and Admission t on 1183
184
Vacancies must first essay to call Probationers
189
How the suitableness of Mens gifts is to be tried and what is meant by eminent Congregations
190
How to proceed when two Parishes lie in different Judicatories
191
The effect and use of Ordination and Admission Acts
192
Of Acts of Transportability of Demissions and Missions and Colleague Ministers 1 The ground for and method of prosecuting this Act
193
The causes and style of demission
194
Churches should sed to the Heathen
195
Colleagues must share both office and benefice 196
196
Of Expectants as also Students and Bursars 1 Who they are that the Presbytery should encourage to enter upon trials
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