The Chaplet, or De Corona
The Chaplet, or De Corona
Tertullian

Table of Contents


Title Page

Chapter I. Very lately it happened thus: while the bounty of our most excellent emperors was…

Chapter II. I affirm that not one of the Faithful has ever a crown upon his head…

Chapter III. And how long shall we draw the saw to and fro through this line…

Chapter IV. If, for these and other such rules, you insist upon having positive Scripture injunction…

Chapter V. The argument for Christian practices becomes all the stronger…

Chapter VI. Demanding then a law of God, you have that common one prevailing all over the…

Chapter VII. Let these dealers in crowns then recognize in the meantime the authority of Nature…

Chapter VIII. Hold fast in the meantime this persuasion, while I examine a question which comes in…

Chapter IX. In short, what patriarch, what prophet, what Levite, or priest…

Chapter X. So, when you allege that the ornaments of the heathen deities are found no less…

Chapter XI. To begin with the real ground of the military crown…

Chapter XII. But I first say a word also about the crown itself.…

Chapter XIII. For state reasons, the various orders of the citizens also are crowned with laurel crowns…

Chapter XIV. Much less may the Christian put the service of idolatry on his own head --…

Chapter XV. Keep for God His own property untainted; He will crown it if He choose.…

Elucidations.




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