Catholics could not accommodate modernity, either, because papism
was inherently, transparently despotic.
These are partisan poems, reflecting Quarles's commitment to the Church of England as it was, and consistent with his religious position throughout his life, despite the posthumous accusations of Papism
and later depictions of him as a Puritan.
One is put in mind of nineteenth-century visitors to Rome, such as Hawthorne's Hilda in The Marble Faun, who deliberately exposed themselves to the lure of Papism
to prove their powers of resistance.
The vitriolic words and images on the subject of Papism scream the corruption of the Catholic establishment in contradistinction to Christ and Lutheran theology.
In Papism, the Pope, with all his advisors, Cardinals, (and) Bishops .
Radically different ideas of what Protestantism connoted divided one establishment church from another--possessing as they did opposed theologies as a result of their different experiences during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries--and prevented their being more than wary co-belligerents in struggles again infidelity and papism
While the earl remained silent about his own beliefs -- mindful of how Dunfermline's church papism had left the chancellor constantly vulnerable to political attack -- he did maintain as his private chaplain George Abbot, dean of Winchester and future archbishop of Canterbury, who would accompany his master to the Linlithgow assembly of July 1608.
Dunbar balanced his apparently cavalier attitude towards the Kirk by occasionally cracking down on papism, a proven means of garnering positive public opinion without risking controversy.
is quite different from traditional Catholic accounts.
Questioning traditional interpretations of the pamphlet as a parable of the Anglican Church's decay into Papism
, Jean Howard suggests that Hollands Leaguer instead celebrates a bawdy house madam named Elizabeth Holland as a "heroic embodiment ofthe entrepreneurial spirit.
Fielding's "Vision" extends not only back to the vulnerable England oppressed by Papism
of John Foxe's Book of Martyrs, but implicitly forward to the imperial England that is necessary to prevent such horrors.