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by the Roman Catholicks, who have been highly guilty of the same, and still many of them are fo. The same Argument might be made use of against Chrißianity it felf. Still a Remnant left in the Church of England not guilty of the Practices objected.
39, 40, 41 The Lady's Answer.
42 A Book "recommended to the Lady's reading by the D. with a
Letter wherein be expresses his Jealousy of her continuing firm to the Church of England from her taking no notice of his last Reply to her Objections.
42, 43 The Lady's Answer.
5 The Adversary's Sentiments of the Book fent, by the D. She assures him of her continuance in the Communion of the Church of England, by letting him know that last Sunday the receiv'd the Sacrament in this our Church of England, which if a Blessing the acknowledged in a great measure owing to him.
43 The D's Reply, his Vindication of the Book fent, from the
Calumnies thrown upon him by Gainlayers. Some Reasons mention'd, why he cannot be altogether satisfied by her Letter of her firm. continuance in the Communion of the Church of England.
47, 45 The Reply to the Paper. THE
HE several Senses in which the Word Faith is to be taken,
viz. in a General, Special and most Special fignification. 46 What sort of Revelations are fimply and absolutely necessary to be believed, and wbat not.
47 Those absolutely necessary to be believ'd, and sufficient for Sal
varion, twofold, Speculative, and practical Credenda, agenda.
ibid. The D. challenges bis Adversary to protje;' that the Trent
Doctrines requir’d by the Roman Church to be believ'd as necessary to Salvation, were deliver'd by the Apofles to the Catholick Church: 48, 49, 61, 66, 73, 81, 75;
105, II2 The Author of the Paper's fallacious and ambignons Applica
zion of the Word Ancient : not diftinguishing it in the primary and secundary sense.
59 His misapplying Catholicism to the Church of Rome, which
was but a Sister Church to those of Jerusalem, Antioch, &c. and confequently but a part of the holy Apoftolical Church, and
to accounted at that time. This prov'd from the Writings of several Fatbers.
51, 52, 53, 54 A Comment upon that passage of St. Jude concerning the Faith once deliver'd to the Saints.
55 How the Term Catholick comes to be taken for Pure, Sound and Apostolical.
56 The impropriety and arrogance of the Church of Rome in
a[awing that Tale. The Author of the Paper's Assertion, That every. Doctrine
of Faith was never thought necessary to be known by every Christian, examin'd and confuted.
58 The Same Author sophistically confound's the Doctrines of Ge
neral and Special Faith, in order to deceive the Lady. 59,60 That summary of Faith calld, the Apostle's Creed, design'd
to distinguish a Christian from a Jew or Pagan, not intended as a Collection of all Doétrines of Faith contain'd in all the Scriptures.
62 His Objection, that the Do&trine of the Sacraments and that of
Divine Grace, pertain to Faith, though not mention d in the two Creeds, answer'd; and Mewn that they are both implicitly included in those two Articles, viz. The Holy Ghost and Communion of Saints.
63, 64, 65 The proposing of any new Doctrine, which is neither to be
found in the Creeds nor Scripture, as a Doctrine of Faith once deliver'd to the Saints, is imposing, forging and coining a new Error
68 The Church of Rome's setting up new Articles of Faith neither
contain'd in the Creeds nor Scriptures, the Reason of our forsaking her.
69 The Author of the Paper's affirming, How Protestants mi
Itake the Latins, imputing to Catholicks the coining of new Do&trines, &c. answer'd.
70 The Council of Trent deny'd to be a Free and General Catholick Council
ibid. The Author of the Paper's asserting in the Catholick Church
being the Doctrines they declare from their several Churches, disprov'd in the Council of Trent, and from
the Custom of Ancient and General Councils. The Church of England holds no Doctrine of Faith which is not
to be found either in the Creeds which the owns, or in the Holy Scriptures.
73 How far, and in what sense the Catholic Church may be said
to be assisted by the Spirit of Truth, and with the Prefence of Jesus Christ to the end of the World.
74, 75 All Doctrines of Faith to be examin'd and prov’d by Scripture
and Antiquity. The Author of the Paper's Question, Must not the Successors
of the Apostles, &c. answer'd. With some Methods proposed, hom particular or general Errors are to be oppos d or condemned.
77 The Text quoted by that Author out of Ads xv. 28. It
seem'd good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, used by the Apostles in their determination of the Case brought before them, not to be male use of in the Samie manner by their Successors, for several Reasons.
77, 78, 79 The only Rule to distinguish true from erroneous Doctrines is
the Scriptures and confentient Antiquity: the new Articles in the Trent Couneil contrary to both.
80 The visibility of the Church explain’d.
82 The true Nature of the Christian Sacrifice, for which Altars were first erected.
83 Some Queries put to the Author of the Paper, concerning the
Adoration of Jesus Christ in the Sacrament. In which Sense the anointing of the Sick was anciently used.
84, 85 How Prayers for the Dead were used in the first Ages of the
Church, contrary to the present Practice and Doctrine of the
Church of Rome. The Author of the Paper's Fallacy, in putting, Asking the
Prayers of glorify'd Saints, instead of praying to Saints, which is not only their Doctrine, but made an Article of Faith by the Council of Trent, and a part of the Office of
that Church. The D's Defence of Sir H. Lynde , on account of what the Author seems to impute as a rashi Imprecation. ibid.
91, 92 We do not say as he would insinuate, that the Council of Trent
invented all the new Articles which she created into Articles of Faith, but we affirm them all to be comparatively new, as not known or taught in the Church for the fort fix Cena turies.
96, 97, 98, 99 No Council can make Errors become Catholick Doctrines of
Faith; nor can any Church be Catholick, which imposes known
The Church of England, by denying the New Trent Articles
to be Catholick Do£trines of Faith, clears her self from the
That Author's whole Paper refolv'd into fix Propofitions ; which
before the Author undertakes to prove, the D. proposes
A conclusive Declaration
115, ad finem.
from the Church of Rome to that of England.
Episcopacy and Loyalty undervalued by many of their School-
men and Canonits.
The Pope's Supremacy asserted in fome Schools, deny'd in -
thers, condemn'd by one Bishop of Rome, affum'd and
fective in, was Purity of Do&trine, as in the supersticions Use
The Lady distinguishes between the Sacraments of Baptism and
Rome gives the appellation of Sacraments, viz. Orders,
Confirmation, Penitence, Matrimony, Extreme Unction;
Ther proceeds to ber Obfervation of their so much talk'd and
boasted of Miracles, made use of by their Missionaries to
The Obječtion made by the Papists on the account of Antiquity,
Extent, Numbers, and Universality of their Church; an-
An Account of the Method and great Pains the Lady took'to
work her Conversion : With A port Defence of her felf,
and the charitable Conclusion of the Letter.
· the end.