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Easter, Quartodecimans, Ari., 13-8; Ath., i., 67, 68, note; variation of, T.T., 387, 389;
—— not keep Eastertide without observing Lent, S.D., 122;
—— silent joy of, S.N., 182, 183;
—— victory of good, ib., 221;
—— five gifts of, ib., 271-3;
—— Easter Sunday Sermons, the Three Offices of Christ, S.D., 52 sq.,—Christ a Quickening Spirit, P.S., ii., 139 sq.,—the Gospel Sign addressed to Faith, P.S., vi., 105 sq.,—the Spiritual Presence of Christ in the Church, P.S., vi., 120 sq.,—the Eucharistic Presence, ib., vi., 136 sq.,—Faith the Title for Justification, ib., vi., 153 sq.,—Judaism of the Present Day, ib., vi., 174 sq.,—the Fellowship of the Apostles, ib., vi., 190 sq.

Ecce Homo, the book so called, criticism of, D.A., 363 sq.;
—— internal argument for Christianity found in the character {54} of our Lord, D.A., 366, 367; this argument holds even on the views of extreme sceptics as to date and origin of the three first Gospels, D.A., 368, 369, 372;
—— the Prophet of Nazareth revives the old theocracy, chooses His subjects, gives them a law, judges them, is the animating principle of His kingdom, D.A., 376-80;
—— faults of the book, D.A., 381-5, 393, 394; unsatisfactory to Catholics, D.A., 386-92.

Economy of truth, U.S., 341-50; V.M., i., pref., pp. lvii.-lxiii.; V.M., ii., 402; Ari., 65-77;
—— rule, ever to maintain substantial truth in our use of the economical method, Ari., 72;
—— three instances of wrong applications of the principle of economy, Ari.,77, 78;
—— economy of the Alexandrian School as to the Divinity of Christ, Ari., 93-7;
—— economical language, what it is, to be maintained, but not freely argued from, Ath., ii., 91-5;
—— the word economy has got into our language principally through Froude's Remains, Apo., 45, 46;
—— the Rule of Economy implied, α. the disciplina arcani, β. partial statement of truth, γ. presentation of truth in the nearest form admissible by the capacity of the hearer, Apo., 270;
—— so called because it is the cautious distribution of the truth after the manner of a discreet steward, Apo., 343;
—— its principle this, of courses, antecedently allowable, that course should be taken which is most expedient, ib.;
—— five instances from Scripture, ib., 343, 344;
—— seven extracts from the volume on the Arians limiting the application of the Economy, Apo., 345, 346;
—— 'the principle of Economy is familiarly acted on among us everyday,' Apo., 346;
—— an 'economy' in theology answers to what is called in science a 'practical approximation,' G.A., 47.

Elect, two senses of the word in Scripture, P.S., ii., 90;
—— the elect few in this world and unknown to one another, P.S., iii., 238-41;
—— for them the Visible Church exists, P.S., iv., 150 sq.;
—— few, P.S., v., 254 sq.; V.V., 43, 44; fewness not to be set down to some fixed decree of God, 'it is man's doing, not God's will,' P.S., v., 257, 258;
—— who the elect are, uncertain, ib., v., 259-64;
—— the elect few, for God has need of none, S.N., 44-6;
—— practical aspect of election,—will you take part with Christ? if not, you can have no share in Him, no share in the profits where you invest nothing, S.N., 122, 123;
—— doctrine of election, S.N., 331.

Eligius, or Eloi, St., his definition of a good Christian, garbled version of, Prepos., 98-108, 407.

England, commercial, picture of, P.S., viii., 159, 160;
—— constitution of, admirably adapted for peace, but not for war, D.A., 307, 308, 311, 332, 333, 341;
—— Crimean war ill-conceived, D.A., 309, 362;
—— English jealousy of Church and Army, D.A., 357-60;
—— parallel of England with Athens, D.A., 325-38;
—— the ubiquitous Englishman, D.A., 338;
—— the science of government with English statesmen (A.D. 1855) is to leave the people alone, D.A., 336;
—— 'the paradise of little men and the purgatory of great ones,' D.A., 343;
—— John Bull's behaviour to his servants, D.A., 342, 343;
—— his attitude to 'my own Church,' Ess., i., 194, 195, 311, 312;
—— restlessness the {55} religion of England, S.D., 316, 317;
—— Irish dislike of, H.S., iii., 257-60;
—— 'Irish and English, the one more resembling the Greek, the other the Roman,' H.S., iii, 128;
—— might jog on in a Heptarchy again, D.A., 335;
—— seeming unlikelihood of the conversion of England to Catholicism, L.G., 382-6;
—— Anglo-Saxons and their conversion, O.S., 124-8;
—— majesty of English Catholicism, ib., 129, 130, 169, 170; its overthrow, ib., 131, 132, 170, 171;
—— seemingly hopeless condition of Catholicism in England for three hundred years, O.S., 132-5, 157, 171-3;
—— Oxford movement and Catholic revival, ib., 136, 137;
—— English mind dislikes speculation, likes opinions to be served up to it, cheap knowledge which it may accept without thinking, and discard at will, O.S., 148-51; satisfied and sure of its principles, ib., 151, 152; set against Catholics, construes for the worse everything they do, O.S., 152-7;
—— 'Second Spring' of the English Church, O.S., 169, 176-81;
—— British Constitution, a marvel to the end of time, Prepos., 25;
—— English dislike of theology and history, ib., 57-9;
—— English passion of personal attachment, Prepos., 59-61;
—— Protestantism embodied in the person of the Sovereign, ib., 62-5;
—— in England (A.D. 1852) 'no one can be a Catholic without apologising for it,' Prepos., 66;
—— English literature rose with Protestantism, and is permeated by it, ib., 68-72;
—— English Protestantism maintained by established tradition, ib., 84, 85, 366;
—— social equality of Catholic with Protestant, long ere the children of the Elizabethan Tradition will admit it, Prepos., 199, 374;
—— Papal Aggression of 1850, Prepos., 76, 77; O.S., 167, 168, 317-27;
—— Present Position of Catholics in England (A.D. 1851), summary of Lectures, Prepos., 365-71;
—— how England was Protestantized, Prepos., 367, 368;
—— advice to English Catholics, make yourselves known; wherever Catholicism is known, it is respected, or at least endured, by the people, Prepos., 372, 373;
—— the old Catholic stock slandered, converts ignored, ib., 376, 377;
—— London and Birmingham, 380-4; 'never mind the London press,' 'prove to the people of Birmingham,' ib., 385;
—— what manner of laity is wanted in England, Prepos., 390, 391;
—— 'thinking portion of (English) society either very near the Catholic Church or very far from her,' Diff., i., pref., p. ix.;
—— the religion that will give 'general satisfaction' the religion of Britons, Diff., i., 24, 25;
—— to make England Catholic needs a mission from the Catholic Church, ib, 65, 68;
—— execution of a criminal in England, very otherwise in Papal Rome, Diff., i., 253-8;
—— excuse of invincible ignorance in Greece, Russia, England, ib., i., 354-7; an excuse less available for some, ib., i., 358, 359;
—— 'not at all easy to wind up an Englishman to a dogmatic level,' Apo., 204;
—— prayer for conversion of, M.D., 259, 260, 263, 264;
—— charm of home-life in, V.V., 62;
—— 'Tyre of the west,' 'dread thine own power,' ib., 89;
—— progress of unbelief in, ib., 181;
—— England and the cultus of Mary, V.V., 281-3; Diff., ii., 99, 100;
—— within the Church, English habits of belief and devotion preferable to foreign, Diff., ii., 20-3;
—— folly of English Government {56} ignoring the Pope, Diff., ii., 190-3, 237, 239;
—— 'an Englishman's prerogative, for each to be his own master in all things, and to profess what he pleases, asking no man's leave, and accounting priest or preacher, speaker or writer, unutterably impertinent, who dares to say a word against his going to perdition, if he like it, in his own way,' Diff., ii., 250; Diff., i., 24, 25; P.S., iii., 217;
—— benefit of Bible reading in, G.A., 56, 57;
—— God's Providence 'nearly the only doctrine held with a real assent by the mass of religious Englishmen,' ib., 57;
—— John Bull a spirit neither of heaven nor hell, Apo., 29;
—— how tolerance of things evil has grown in England within the last hundred years, Diff., ii., 262-7.

Erastianism, what exactly it means, Diff., i., 198;
—— national Churches, the Established Church of England included, essentially Erastian, Diff., i., 105-13, 171, 172, 186, 187;
—— protest against Erastianism the starting-point of the Oxford Movement, Diff., i., 101-3, 130; Diff., ii., 198;
—— divine majesty of the Civil Power, Diff., i., 198-201; the array and pomp which surround the Sovereign, Diff., i., 213;
—— no Church should be set up as a distinct power unless it has a distinct work, Diff., i., 201-3, a heavenly work, which the world cannot do for itself, ib., 209, 210; that work is the administration of dogma and Sacraments, ib., 214;
—— Athanasian protests against Erastianism, Ath., ii., 69, 70;
—— the State the overlord of the Church of England, Ess., i., 194, 195, 310-2.

Erskine, author of Essay on Faith and Internal Evidence (published in 1819), accused of rationalism, Ess., i., 39-71; rationalism insists on 'manifestation,' orthodoxy on 'mystery,' ib., 40-8, 54, 70;
—— his presumption in laying down the leading idea of Christianity, ib., 51-3;
—— valuing beliefs only as intelligible motives to conduct, he imperils such speculative doctrines as the Trinity, ib., 53-5, 57, 59-62;
—— not every doctrine is a 'fact of divine governance,' ib., 68-71.

Eternal punishment, how far are lost souls conscious of the eternity, as such, of their punishment? G.A., 422, 502, 503; have they any refrigeria? Petavius quoted, ib., 422, note,—the monk who took a hundred years for one hour, pain as well as joy may be an ecstasy, ib., 502, 503;
—— 'a hard saying,' 'let us accept the truth, as an act of faith towards God, and as a most solemn warning to ourselves,' S.D., 75-7;
—— 'all our thoughts will stop, will be fixed: as they are good or bad, it will be heaven or hell,' S.N., 195;
—— to make man eternally miserable it is enough for him to have lost God for ever, M.D., 600-3; S.N., 160, 161, 206, 207, 250, 251; S.D., 312.

Eucharist, frequentation of, P.S., i, 93-5; P.S., vi., 188, 189;
—— means of resurrection, P.S., i., 274, 275; P.S., ii., 144-9;
—— 'what was bread remains bread, and what was wine remains wine,' P.S., iv., 147; Apo., 239;
—— 'now too He is present upon a table, homely perhaps in make, and dishonoured in circumstances; and faith adores, but the world passes by,' P.S., iv., 252;
—— 'let us partake the Holy Communion adoringly,' P.S., v., 177;
—— John vi., a comment upon the account of the Lord's Supper {57} given by the other Evangelists, P.S., vi., 137-47;
—— 'privilege of daily Worship and weekly Communion,' P.S., v., 282;
—— belief in transubstantiation, which our Church does not admit, 'shows how great the gift is really,' P.S., vi., 141;
—— by some equated with the Passover, P.S., vi., 183;
—— perpetual feast of bread and wine, foretold by Malachi, ib., vi., 202;
—— people will not come to it because they do not wish to lead religious lives or surrender their whole selves to God, P.S., vii., 150, 152, 153; P.S., v., 243;
—— peril of unworthy reception, P.S., vii., 154, 155; U.S., 154;
—— a stay against the weariness of life, P.S., vii., 158, 159;
—— from the beginning the greatest rite of religion has been a feast, typical of the Eucharist, ib., vii., 168-77;
—— reception should not be compulsory, U.S., 153;
—— how Christ abides in the recipient of the Eucharist, Jfc., pref., pp. xii., xiii.;
—— Calvin on the Lord's Supper, V.M., ii., 29;
—— danger of irreverence in discussing, ib., ii., 105;
—— cup why denied to the laity, V.M., ii., 106, note; Dev., 129-33;
—— Bramhall on the Real Presence, V.M., ii., 211; Hooker on the same, ib., ii., 229-31, 240-2;
—— a presence real, not local, V.M., ii., 228, notes, 231-3, 235-7, 320, 321; decrepiture since Hooker's day, low-water mark (A.D. 1838) of belief on the Eucharist, ib., ii., 242, 243;
—— Corinthians, their behaviour in regard of the Eucharist, ib., ii., 243-50;
—— the mixed chalice, V.M., ii., 419, note;
—— recantation imposed on Berengarius, ib., ii., 327, note;
—— the Black Rubric explained, V.M., ii., 319;
—— that Christ is really offered up in sacrifice in the Eucharistic rite, repudiated by Article xxxi., Dr. Routh, V.M., ii., 323-6, 351-6;
—— Eucharistic teaching of Ignatius of Antioch, Ess., i., 253, 254;
—— the unmixed chalice Eutychian, Dev., 314; cf. V.M., ii., 419; Diff., i., 222;
—— 'I should look with jealousy on any considerable revival of weekly Communions' (A.D. 1842), S.D., 117, 118; P.S., iii., 315, note;
—— Church's faith in transubstantiation, incomprehensible to the world, Mix., 184, 185;
—— the Real Presence not more mysterious than the Being of God Himself, Mix., 266-8;
—— rite of Benediction, O.S., 43; L.G., 427; Prepos., 255-61; Diff., i., 215, 216;
—— the standing mystery of Omnipotence in bonds, O.S., 87;
—— intellectual basis for the Real Presence sought for in the denial of the objective reality of space, Apo., 73; V.M., ii., 235-7;
—— 'the doctrine of Transubstantiation is a great difficulty with me (1842), as being, as I think, not primitive,' Apo., 192; 'I did not believe the doctrine till I was a Catholic. What's to hinder it? What do I know of substance or matter?' Apo., 239, 240; saves us from mere historical religion, S.N., 128; G.A., 488;
—— the Real Presence bars all temptation to render divine honour to the image of Mary, Diff., ii., 94, 95;
—— Mary not present in the Holy Eucharist, Diff., ii., 107, 112, 165-70;
—— Real Presence why not in the Creed, G.A., 245.

Eusebius of Csarea, enumeration of his heresies, Ath., ii., 97-106;
—— did not scruple to say plainly that Christ was not true God, Ath., i., 86;
—— St. Athanasius's dislike of him, Ath., ii., 52;
—— his attitude at Nica, his letter to his own Church, Ath., i., 15, {58} 55-9, 80;
—— head of the Eusebian or Court party, his Erastianism, Ari., 261-5;
—— his party, partly Semi-Arian, partly Anomœan, Ath., i., 62, 91, note; Ath., ii., 28, 47;
—— differed vitally from Justin and Theophilus, T.T., 260-2;
—— possibly became more orthodox after the Nicene Council, ib. 262, note;
—— on the Thundering Legion, Mir., 241, 242;
—— preserves Constantine's own account of the Appearance of the Cross, ib., 281;
—— on the Holy Sepulchre, ib., 290, 292;
—— on the chronic vigour of Catholicism, Dev., 441;
—— a less favourable view of his theology, Diff., i., 381, note;
—— not unlike the divines of the Via Media, ib., 382.

Evangelicalism, its mode of preaching, Jfc., pref., xiv., 312 sq.;
—— substitutes faith or spiritual-mindedness for Christ, Jfc., 324-30, 335, 336;
—— Dairyman's Daughter quoted, Jfc., 330, 331; V.M., ii., 43-8;
—— its early merits, Ess., i., 96;
—— its issue in a spurious Christianity, having for its object to stir the affections, excluding mystery, regarding Creeds as a stumbling-block, Ess., i., 95, 97; Schleiermacher an illustration, ib., i, 97, 98;
—— alias Puritanism, alias Protestantism, etc., Ess., i., 294;
—— an unstable amalgam of religions, anticipation of its future (1839), Ess., i., 295, 296;
—— does but occupy the space between contending powers, Catholic truth and Rationalism, Ess., i., 297;
—— like latitudinarianism, tends to discard Creed, Sacraments, Theology, L.G., 39, 40, 137, 138;
—— discussion of Evangelical notion of justifying faith, L.G., 137-45, 149-54; P.S., v., 181-3;
—— at home in the National Establishment, Diff., i., 15;
—— a challenge in the sight of all England to Evangelical clergymen generally, Apo., 87, 88, note;
—— Evangelicalism described, an unhealthy self-contemplation, drops most sacred portions of the Bible, utterly unevangelical, P.S., ii., 163-74; Idea, 28;
—— the Ancients worshipped in a manner very different from Evangelicals, 'who are taken up with their own feelings,' Jfc., 337-9;
—— 'the party called Evangelical has never been able to breathe freely in the atmosphere of Oxford,' Apo., 289.

'Evangelical Truth and Apostolical Order,' saying of Bishop Hobart, discussion of, Ess., i., 364-8.

Evidences of Christianity, so called, confute rather than convict, U.S., 65, 66;
—— depreciation of, ib., 197, 198;
—— use of in particular frames of mind, ib., 199;
—— wider and narrower sense of the term Evidences, U.S., 264;
—— such as best admit of being exhibited in argument, commonly not the real reasons with religious men, U.S., 271;
—— some philosophical, some rhetorical, ib., 293, 294;
—— questionable whether they make or keep men Christians, O.S., 74;
—— in inquiry into the Evidences of Religion 'egotism is true modesty,' G.A., 384-6, 409;
—— prepossessions which bar or open the way to the study of Evidences, G.A., 416-8.

Evil, mystery of, a question to put aside as beyond reason, a 'no-thoroughfare,' G.A., 218;
—— God's 'absence (if I may so speak) from His own world,' some explanation, G.A., 397-9; Apo., 242; M.D., 458-62;
—— the mystery is not that evil has no end, but that it had a beginning, G.A., 399, 422;
—— origin of evil, 'not a question for the present time; you don't {59} enquire how a fire arose before you have extinguished it,' S.N., 244;
—— mystery of evil, as other mysteries, deepened by revelation: 'when you knew not revealed light, you knew not revealed darkness,' P.S., i., 205-11.

Evolution, of man from lower animals, some brute nature exalted into a rational being, a theory irreconcilable with the letter of the sacred text, Ess., ii., 193, 194;
—— still an illustration of the principle, that 'when Providence would make a revelation, He does not begin anew, but avails Himself of the existing system,' Ess., ii., 194;
—— 'progress, yes in worldly matters, but in religious not,' S.N., 177, 341.

Excommunication, 'the curb of private judgment,' V.M., i., 140;
—— the solemn duty of the Church, V.M., ii., 36;
—— by Church of Rome used unwarrantably, ib., ii., 109;
—— in England wrongly made part of Royal Supremacy, H.S., iii., 420, 421;
—— excommunication of Napoleon by Pius VII., Diff., ii., 215, 216;
—— of Henry VIII. and Elizabeth, held for unwise by Urban VIII., Diff., ii., 217;
—— papal right to excommunicate and depose princes, limitations to, laid down by Pius IX., Diff., ii., 220-2.

External world, known instinctively by man and brute, and by man concluded into a first principle from sensory experiences, as from conscience we argue the existence of a Sovereign Ruler, G.A., 61-3, 104;
—— two voices in the external world, the voice of the tempter and the voice of God, P.S., iv., 313, 314.

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