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  • Secular state education and the "conscience clause" were anathema to him.
  • An anathema was accordingly issued from Schmalkald against Schwenkfeld (together with Sebastian Franck); his books were placed on the Protestant "index"; and he himself was made a religious outlaw.
  • What he calls heresy, under the sanction of excommunication or that more formal excommunication known as anathema, is heresy.
  • The anathema of the Roman Church had fallen upon all the fundamental doctrines for which the Reformers had contended and died; the right of free discussion within the limits of the creeds, which had given room for the speculations of the medieval philosophers, was henceforth curtailed and confined; and the definitions of the schoolmen were for ever exalted by the authority of Rome into dogmas of the Church.
  • In the hurry of first terror, the church struck Aristotle with the anathema launched against innovations in philosophy.
 

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