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THE

“ MYSTERY OF INIQUITY”

UNVEILED:

IN ITS

“ DAMNABLE HERESIES,

LYING WONDERS, AND STRONG DELUSION."

WITH THE

SANGUINARY PERSECUTIONS

OF THE

"WOMAN DRUNKEN WITH THE BLOOD OF THE SAINTS."

“I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her."

Revelation xvii. 7.

New ¥ork:

J. P. CALL ENDER.

grum.

THE NEW YORK
PUBLIC LIBRARY

ASTOR, LENOX AND
TILO. " . TIONS.

Love

ENTERED,
according to Aci of Congress, in the year 1838, by

J. P. CALLENDER, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of

NEW-YORK.

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PREFACE .................................................................. ....

INTRODUCTORY.-Illustration of the Predictions "in the Scripture of Truth," re-

specting the Principal Anti-christian Apostacies-Structure and Unity of the

Apocalypse .................................................................

CHAPTER I.-ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF THE POPEDOM.-History of the Develop.

ment and Establishment of the Superstitious Opinions, Idolatrous Ceremonies,

and Ecclesiastical Power of the Pontificate, and of the Papal llierarchy; from

the Apostolic Age to the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century.-Chronological

Table of Popery............................................................ 0

CHAPTER II.-THE PONTIFICAL HIERARCHY --Principles of the Paracy-Dignity

and Dominion of the Roman Pontiffs, and their Court-Subordinate Appendages

of the Papal Hierarchy.--Papal Supremacy and Infallibility-Bull "In Cana

Domini.

....................................... 121

CHAPTER III.-THE “ DAMNABLE HERESIES" or POPERY.-Discipline-Canonical

Satisfaction-Indulgences-Auricular Confession-Merita-Good Works--Su-

pererogation--Purgatory-- The Ransom of Christ-Necessity of Baptisin--Bap-

tismal Regeneration-Free Will-Evangelical Perfection--"Popish Errors and

Heresies" -The Romish Doctrine contrary to "the Faith which was once deliver-

ed to the Saints,' and derogatory to the glory of Christ.--Creed of Pope Pius IV.

-Popish Exorcism......................................................... 219

CHAPTER IV.-" LYING WONDERS AND STRONG DELUSION" OF POPERY.- Paganism

amalgamated with Christianity-Masshouses-Altars-Unbloody Sacrifice--

Images-Festivals Canonization-Censers- The Jewish Ceremonial and Popish

Superstitions contrasted; Sacrificial Rites; Distinction of Meats; Holiness of

Places ; Sanctity of Creatures; External Ceremonies; and Pompous Worship-

Transubstantiation contrary to Evangelical truth; Self-contradictory, cannot be

credited, and unknown to the primitive churches-Adoration of the Host--Im-

possibility of Transubstantiation Intellectual and Practical absurdities of Tran-

substantiation, respecting Place, Time, Quantity, Number, Distance, Quality,

and Substance-Errors concerning the Eucharist in Theory and Ceremonies--

Recent Invention of the Mass.--Caulilæ or Caveats for Mass Priests --Defects in

the Mass....................................................................

CHAPTER V.--"ALL DeceivABLENESS OF UNRIGHTEOUSNESS."--Immorality--Pa-

pal power to abrogate the laws of God-Indulgences-- Direct legalized sanction

of Iniquity-Auricular Confession--Blind ubedience to the Romish Priesthood

Festivals-Superstitious Muinmery substituted for Holiness.-Monachism-Bab-

ylonian Festivals--Auricular Confession-Canons for Penance-Dens' Theology 300

CHAPTER VI.--JesuitisM.--Historical Notices of Jesuitism-Character and pro-

ceedings of Jesuitism-Jesuitism incoinpatible with constitutional order, and the

liberty of the press-Morality of the Jesuit3-Impiety--Immorality--Calumny-

Falsehood-Dissiinulation in Religion-Frauds in business-Perjury-Theft-

Murder-Infanticide-Regicide-Danger of Jesuitism ......................... 395

CHAPTER VII.--"THE WOMAN DRUNKEN WITH THE BLOOD OF THE SAINTS."

Heresy-Papal laws against Heresy-Corpus Juris Canonici-Decretals of Pope

Gregory IX.-"Liber Sextus" of the Decretals of Pope Boniface Vill. -Consti-

tutions of Pope Clement V.-Extravagants of Pope John XXII.-Institutes of the

Canon Law-Directory for Inquisitors-Papal Bulls and Rescripts-Acts of

Councils-Persecutions--Wars--Treasons--Massacres-llistorical Illustrations 372

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