A Doctrinal Catechism: Large Print Edition

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A Doctrinal Catechism: Large Print Edition
Authored by Rev Stephen Keenan. 284 pages. Paperback.

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A Doctrinal Catechism: Large Print Edition
Authored by Rev Stephen Keenan

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284 pages
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CONTENTS

RISE AND PROGRESS OF PROTESTANTISM 16

Chap. I. Nature and author of Protestantism 16
Chap. II. Causes of Luther’s new Creed 17
Chap. III. Luther required to retract by Cardinal Cajetan 19
Chap. IV. Luther judged by the Universities of Paris 20
Chap. V. Luther cited by the secular power 22
Chap. VI. Luther’s mode of supplying his Church with priests 24

LUTHER’S REFORMATION NOT THE WORK OF GOD 26

Chap. I. God not the author of the change of religion 26
Chap. II. Luther’s language to the Emperor and the Pope 27
Chap. III. Luther’s doctrine not of God 28
Chap. IV. Luther’s schism not brought about by God 30
Chap. V. Means used by Luther not from God 31
Chap. VI. What then are Luther’s followers obliged to? 33

THE TRUE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST 34

Chap. I. To be saved we must be members of the true Church—the true Church is that which was established eighteen hundred years ago, and has existed unceasingly since that time 34
Chap. II. In what Church do we find these two marks of truth? 36
Chap. III. Can Protestants tell where and what was the true Church before Luther’s time? 38
Chap. IV. What of the Hussites and Vaudois? 39
Chap. V. Chief marks of the true Church—its Unity 41
Chap. VI. Holiness 44
Chap. VII. Catholicity 47
Chap VIII. Apostolicity 52

RULE OF FAITH 56

Chap. I. Divine faith—its qualities and necessity 56
Chap. II. Faith of Protestants, not firm, but full of doubt 58
Chap. III. They are not certain that their Bible is free of error 60
Chap. IV. They are not certain as to the sense of the Bible 62
Chap. V. Qualities of the Catholic rule of faith 64
Chap. VI. Tradition as connected with the rule of faith 66

PROTESTANTS DO NOT ADHERE TO THE BIBLE ALONE 67

Chap. I. They do not adhere to it in the matter of God’s commandments 67
Chap. II. Neither do they on the subject of faith 69
Chap. III. Nor do they on assurance 70
Chap. IV. They abide not by it as regards the Church 72
Chap. V. Nor on the subject of Scripture 73
Chap. VI. Additional proofs that they are not guided by Scripture alone 76

OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST AND THE SAINTS 77

Chap. I. Second Person of the Blessed Trinity 77
Chap. II. What we owe to Jesus Christ 78
Chap. III. Catholics glorify Christ more than Protestants do 80
Chap. IV. Catholics do not abandon Christ by asking the prayers of the saints 81
Chap. V. The invocation of saints is Scriptural 82
Chap. VI. The antiquity of this practice 83

COMMUNION UNDER ONE KIND 84

Chap. I. Reception of both kinds not necessary 84
Chap. II. Salvation promised to the reception of one kind 85
Chap. III. The early and pure Church often administered under one kind only 86
Chap. IV. Text, Matth xvi.—”Drink ye all of this,” answered 87
Chap. V. Additional reply to an obstinate Protestant 89

SACRIFICE OF THE MASS 90

Chap. I. Essentials of the Mass instituted by Christ 90
Chap. II. Sacrifices of the Old Law 94
Chap. III. Mass a true propitiatory sacrifice 96

PURGATORY 97

Chap. I. General proofs of the existence of a middle state 97
Chap. II. Proofs from the New Testament 99
Chap. III. Proofs from Tradition 101

JUSTIFICATION 103

Chap. I. What is it?—How is the sinner justified? 103
Chap. II. What part has faith in justification? 104
Chap. III. Can one in mortal sin merit heaven? 106
Chap. IV. What gives their value to good works? 107
Chap. V. Can man satisfy for his own sins? 109

INDULGENCES 111

What is an Indulgence?—the arguments for Indulgences from Scripture, Fathers, and Councils 111
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