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Oath Against Simony

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Canon 40, in the Church of England, provides the following oath:

"I do swear that I have made no simoniacal payment, contract, or promise, directly or indirectly, by myself or by any other, to my knowledge or with my consent, to any person or persons whatsoever, for or concerning the procuring or obtaining of this ecclesiastical place, preferment, office, or living, nor will at any time hereafter perform or satisfy any such kind of payment, contract, or promise made by any other without my knowledge or consent. So help me God, through Jesus Christ."

(See SIMONY).


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Oath Against Simony'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/o/oath-against-simony.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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