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205 And of the preparing a table for the poor.
206 [A very strange title in many respects. But see p, 239, supra.]
207 1Leighton, Works, edited by West, of Nairn, vol. vi. p. 243, note. London, Longmans, 1870.
208 21 Cor. xi. 29-34. Chyrstom evidently has in view the apostle's argument, based on the Communion as a Synaxis, and not on its hierurgic aspects.
209 3Mendham's Literary Policy of the Church of Rome (passim), and also the old work of James, On the Corruption of Scripture, Councils, and Fathers, a new edition. London: Parker, 1843.
1 Eph. iv, 16; 1 Cor. xii. 12-30. I have little doubt that our author's theory was guided by his conceptions of this passage, and by Ignatian traditions.
2 1 Cor. xii. 28.
3 See Guettee's Exposition, p, 93.
4 Of which, hereafter, in an elucidation. See Guettee, p. 383.
5 P. 368, vol. i. Edin. edition.
6 Mlilman's History of Christianity, vol, ii. p. 190, note b. See note, p. 266.
7 Epistle ii.
8 P. 328, Ed. Edinburgh.
9 See p. 265.
1 [Here put for the chief in the sacerdocy. See p. 268, infra.]
2 [St. Luke xx. 35. Creature-meritis not implied, but, through grace, the desert of Matt. xxv. 21.]
3 1 Tim. iii. 6.
4 Acts viii; 37.
5 [A proselte rather, known in legends as Indich. Vol. i. p. 433.]
6 [Elucidation I.]
7 [See above note I,this page.]
8 [The charismataa of a higher ministry.]
9 [Nor does it make any one so. But the Fathers seem to have thought it made good men more humble.]
10 [This heathen word thus comes into use as applicable to all bishops. It was used derisively by Tertullian, vol. iv. p. 74.]
11 [Pontius is said to have followed his beloved bishop, a.d.. 258 dying a martyr.]
12 [See Origen, "weeks of years," vol. iv. p. 353.]