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MOTHER OF JESUS
EDWARD JEWITT ROBINSON.
“For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but
that the world through Him might be saved."-JOHN iii, 17.
2 CASTLE STREET, CITY ROAD,
Most Englishmen were as thankful as surprised when, by a rare stroke, a statesman who had seemed to encourage the Roman enemy, triumphantly asserted his own Protestantism in censuring the latest definition from the Papal Chair. The preceding decree of the Immaculate Conception may have been regarded by politicians as only worthy of their pity or contempt; but theologians and pastors must have perceived in it a call for religious expostulation. These pages were prepared under the impression that writers more competent than the present author to repel imposture and untruth were too indifferent to the encroachments and designs of the Marian Antichrist. - Dr Pusey is an admirable exception ; but his “Eirenicon” appeared before some of the treatises here dealt with, and in connection with views and schemes not acceptable to his Protestant countrymen. Possibly the coming out of volume after volume in the service of the Italian idol, like the repeated