prelaty


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prelaty

(ˈprɛlətɪ)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a variant form of prelacy
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Por esas fechas, con una Inglaterra en ambiente de pre-guerra civil, Milton escribio varios tratados vehementes en contra de las jerarquias de la Iglesia Anglicana y en defensa de la moral; entre estas obras destacan Of Reformation Touching Church Discipline in England (1641) y Of Prelatical Episcopacy y The Reason of Church-Government Urged against Prelaty.
In his fourth antiprelatical treatise, The Reason of Church-Government Urg'd against Prelaty, Milton elaborates upon this earlier description of the prelacy debates.
The antiprelatical tracts--which include Of Reformation (1641), Of Prelatical Episcopacy (1641), Animadversions (1641), and The Reason of Church Government Urged Against Prelaty (1641-42)--attack the residually-Catholic ceremonialism and episcopal hierarchy of the Stuart church under Archbishop Laud.