|Author:||Fitzsimon, Henry, b. 1566.|
|Title:||A Catholike confutation of M. Iohn Riders clayme of antiquitie and a caulming comfort against his caueat. In which is demonstrated, by assurances, euen of protestants, that al antiquitie, for al pointes of religion in controuersie, is repugnant to protestancie. Secondly, that protestancie is repugnant particularlie to al articles of beleefe. Thirdly, that puritan plots are pernitious to religion, and state. And lastly, a replye to M. Riders Rescript; with a discouerie of puritan partialitie in his behalfe. By Henry Fitzimon of Dublin in Irland, of the Societie of Iesus, priest.|
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A Catholike confutation of M. Iohn Riders clayme of antiquitie and a caulming comfort against his caueat. In which is demonstrated, by assurances, euen of protestants, that al antiquitie, for al pointes of religion in controuersie, is repugnant to protestancie. Secondly, that protestancie is repugnant particularlie to al articles of beleefe. Thirdly, that puritan plots are pernitious to religion, and state. And lastly, a replye to M. Riders Rescript; with a discouerie of puritan partialitie in his behalfe. By Henry Fitzimon of Dublin in Irland, of the Societie of Iesus, priest.
Fitzsimon, Henry, b. 1566., Rider, John, 1562-1632., Rider, John, 1562-1632.
Printed at Roan [i.e. Douai]: [Pt. 1 by P. Auroi, pt. 2 by C. Boscard] with licence of superiours, Anno. 1608.
|Alternate titles:||A Catholike confutation of M. John Riders clayme of antiquitie. Catholike confutation of M. John Riders clayme of antiquitie. Replie to M. Riders Rescript.|
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"A replie to M. Riders Rescript" has separate dated title page, pagination, and register.
A reprinting of and answer to "A friendly caveat to Irelands Catholicks" by John Rider. Part 2 prints and replies to Rider's "Rescript", not known to have survived elsewhere.
Part 1 includes index.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Rider, John, -- 1562-1632. -- Friendly caveat to Irelands Catholicks.
Rider, John, -- 1562-1632. -- Rescript.
Protestantism -- Controversial literature.
TO THE CATHOLICKS OF IRLAND OF ALL ESTATES, AND DEGREES, GRACE, AND PEACE.
THE EPISTLE OF THE AVTHOR TO MASTER IOHN RIDER.
AN ADVERTISMENT TO THE READER.
CATHOLICKE CONFVTATION OF M. IOHN RIDERS CLAYME OF ANTIQVITIE: And first, of the errours contayned in his Inscription, or Title of his booke: and of his Preface.
VVhether Romanians and Catholicks be not all one.
VVhether Roman Preists be Catholick Priests.
VVhether the cause of omission of my Preface, be truely alleaged.
VVhether by Christs being in heauen, his real absence from the Church, is proued?
VVhether corporal communion doth exclude spiritual communion?
VVhether our receauing by fayth, be only of a figure?
VVhether any ancient wryter alloweth, or mentioneth, Corporal receauing?
VVhether our Religion be wicked, and damnable, yf the Antiphonarie was corrected?
VVhether wickednes of prelats be a lawfull condemnation of any Religion.
VVhether any late Reforming Patriarches weare of commendable lyfe?
VVhether S. Bernard reprehended Catholicks, or protestants? of strange digressions.
Of many extrauagant digressions, for want of mater.
A FRIENDLY CAVEAT TO IRELANDS CATOLICQVES, CONCERNING THE DAVNGEROVS Dreame of Christs corporall presence in the Sacra∣ment of the Lords Supper: grounded vpon a letter sent from the Catholicques, &c.
The preface, in effect, which was concealed by M. Rider.
VVhether it be not all one to say, Scripturs or Fathers. to be for any opinion, as to say, the Scriptures and Fathers to be for the same?
VVhether all beleefe be contayned in the written woord of God?
VVhether M. Rider hath condemned his Church to be base, bastard, and cownterfet.
VVhether we haue changed the state of the Question, or not? And whether the real presence was euer denyed by Protestants? whether Protestants doe not falsely clayme the tearme Spiritual? And whether all the tearmes of their supper be not redeemed from them?
The first proofe of Catholicks for the Real presence, owt of the 6. of S. Ihon.
The manner how this true bread (Christ) must be eaten.
How sacred Scriptures are exorbitantly depraued?
VVhether M. Riders vnanswerable argument, be not answerable euen by a childe, to M. Riders infamie.
The fruit and profit that redoundes to the true eaters of this bread of life, which is Christ.
VVhat the benefits are of the protestant communion. And how they frustrat all Sacraments.
VVhether there be any opposition betwixt our Sacrament, and Christ. And whether by entring our stomaches, Christ be payned, or hurt.
VVhether Christ treated of the Eucharist in the 6. chap. of S. Ihon.
VVhether euery spiritual sentence, or mention, be a denial of Corporal, and Real?
How, and when M. Rider reiterateth strange Deductions, Arguments, and Reprehensions.
VVhether Christs woords teach Christs fleash to haue bene only giuen on the Crosse.
The third proofe of the Catholique Priests out of the sixth of Iohn, to prooue Christs carnall presence in the Sacrament.Vers. 55. My flesh is meate truelie, and my bloud is drinke trulie:
The second parte, of the Catholicks first proofe, by Scriptures.
VVhether the Popes, and Church of Rome doe in their Decretals denye Christ in the Sacrament to be the same that was borne of the Virgin Marie.
Of M. Riders Arguments, and their sufficiencie. And how the 6. chapter of S. Ihon doth belong to the B. Sa∣crament, notwithstanding it was before the Consecration.
The third part of the Catholicks, first proofe by Scriptures.
VVhether the woords; Behould thy mother, had one, or lyke sence, with the woords, This is my bodye.
VVhether Christs woords doe testifie a change of nature; And whether it was prophecied.
VVhen M. Rider citeth, or omitteth our Authors?
That protestants by their owne principles, can not affirme Christ our Saluiour, not to be spiritualy it selfe in the Sacrament. Also that S. Augustin disproueth them.
How dishonestly S. Ambrose is treated by M. Rider.
How the Fathers graunting a figure, yet deny à figure as it is taken by protestants.
How Caietan, and the Master of Sentences, are by him falsifyed.
Of the Circumcisions being called the Couenant; And the Paschal Lambs being called the Passouer; as yf the B. Sacrament no otherwyse is to be called the bodie of Christ.
How M. Rider doth auoyd our obiection, that they accept of the Sacraments, no better then of bare figures.
VVhether Consecration be a new tearme.
VVhether there can possiblye be any discord among Catholicks in points of beleefe.
VVhat the true consecration is which the gospellers teache: and whether it be according to Christs institution.
VVhether Transubstantiation had bene anciently knowen. And whether new names may consist with ould doctrine.
VVhat the sense is of Transubstantiation, and how ould it is.
VVhether the article of Christs Ascension, be not rather a proofe, then disproofe of the Real presence.
AN EXAMINATION OF PRO∣testancie concerning the 12. articles of Beleefe, in general.
AN EXAMINATION OF PRO∣TESTANTCYE CONCERNING THE twelue Articles of beleefe in particular.
1. Article of S. Peter. I beleeue in God the Father almighty. I beleeue.
2. Article of S. Ihon. Maker of heauen and earthe.
3. Article of S. Iames. And in Iesus Christ his only Sonne our Lord.
4. Article of S. Andrew. VVho was conceaued of the holy Ghost, borne of the Virgin Mary.
5. Article of S. Philipp. suffred vnder Pontius Pilat, was crucified, dead, and burged.
Sixt Article of S. Thomas He descended into hell, the third day he rose againe from the dead.
The seuenth Article of S. Bartholome: He ascended into heauen, sitteth at the right hand of God the Father almightie.
The eight article of S. Mathew. From thence shall he come to iudge the quick and the dead.
The 9. Article of S. Iames of Alpheus. I beleeue in the holy ghost, the holy Catholick Church.
The 10. Article, of S. Symon. The communion of Saincts, the forgiuenes of synnes.
The 11. Article, of S. Iude. The resurrection of the dead.
The 12. Article of S. Mathias The lyfe euerlasting.
VVhether Transubstantiation be but 400. yeares owld.
The fowerth parte of the Catholicks proofe by Scriptures, for the real presence.
A Discouerie of more puritantcie in M. Rider; And of Puritan protestations, how they are performed.
VVhether the vulgar Latin translation of the Bible, be to be preferred to all other translations.
VVhether Masses be sayd to Saincts; And whether it be dangerous, now a dayes, to honor Saincts.
Of his cruel threat against the Masse.
VVhether Chalices were aunciently consecrated, and of what matter they were made.
VVhether the wicked may receaue Christ or noe.
VVhether it be treason to breake Images.
The last parte of the Catholicks proofe by scripturs for the real Presence.
A NECESSARIE DIGRESSION CONTAYNING A declaration, what Puritants are, what they teache, and pretende.
Directed to the L. Deputie and Cowncel of Irland.
The Printer, to the Reader.
VVhether M. Rider be a Puritan. Of this point much appeareth number 122.
The second Proofe by Councills and Fathers.
The second proofe of Catholicks for the real presence; By Councils and Fathers.
The first parte of the second proofe. Of the Concil of Nice.
The second parte of the second proofe of the Concil Ephesin.
The third parte of the second proofe. Of Tertullian.
The fowerth parte of the second proofe. of S. Cyprian.
The fift parte of the second proofe: of S. Hilarie.
The sixt parte of the 2. proofe. Of S. Athanasius.
The 2. parcel of the 6. parte.
The third parcel of the sixt parte of the second proofe.
The seuenth parte of the second proofe, of S. Damascen.
The 8. parte of the second proofe of S. Ambrose.
The 9. parte of the second proofe of S. Chrysostome.
The 10. parte of the second proofe, concerning S. Cyrill Alexandrinus.
The 11. parte of the Second proofe concerning S. Hierome. VVherein is discussed, whom, and how, we allowe and disalowe, to reade Scriptures, and heretical bookes; and whether Protestants, or we, doe most Symbolize with Iewishnes.
The 12. parte of the second proofe concerning S. Augustin.
The last parte of the Second proofe Concerning S. Leo.
Thus much for the fathers, as a skantling or taste, leauing the surplus to the curious Reader. I might haue recited Martiall Epist. ad Burdegalenses, cap. 3. Anaclet. Epist. generall: Dionisius Areop. cap. 3. page. 3. who liued within the com∣passe of the first hundred yeares: but I obserue breuitie, as by the next proofe shall appeare.
A confirmation of all our former doctrine, by disciples of the Apostles: particularly by Martial, Anaclet, Dionise &c.
A conclusion of these two principal proofes, out of Scriptures, and Fathers.
The third proofe. That the chiefe Protestants did beleeue the reall presence, and alleadged all the Fathers for the maintenance thereof.
The third Proofe; That the cheefe protestants did beleeue, the real presence; and alleaged all the Fathers for the maintenance therof.
How our opinion; the Sacramentarian opinion; and Luthers opinion, are reported.
VVho are in deede Protestants? and wherfor so called?
The second parte of the third proofe. How English Prote∣stant Martyrs confessed the real presence.
Of M. Riders bynding him selfe to Consent with the first protestant Martyrs; And of how many, and monstruous beleefes, he maketh him selfe therby.
Of Kemnitius his citation out of S. Ambrose, and Euse∣bius Emissenus.
VVhether Kemnitius allowed external adoration. VVhen Pixes began. Of the triumphe of Corpus Christi feast.
The foresaid Parliament, and euerie one saying, publishing, preaching, teaching, disputing, or holding opinion against the first of these Articles, is adiudged a ma∣nifest hereticke: and missbleeuers in the rest rigorouslie punished.
How M. Rider behaueth him selfe toward Acts of parla∣ment. And of his impugning Communion vnder one Kynde. Acts of parlament, since protestantrie, command to beleeue the real presence.
VVhether Continencie of the Clergie was anciently cōmanded.
VVhether we forbidd Marriage, or Meats.
VVhether Tertullian did wryte to his wyfe. And whether he was, for, or against Preists marriages.
VVhether S. Ignatius did fauour Preists marriages; And whether the Apostles were marryed.
VVhether all that may not contemne their wiues, may con∣uerse with them carnaly; And, whether some tyme married men, may not be Preists?
VVhether Paphnutius perswaded the Concil of Nice, to allowe preests to Marry.
Of M. Riders graunt of the Concil of Nice to be ours; And his clayme of predecessours in Vlster.
VVhether S. Chrysostom and S Gregorie allowed Preists Mariadges.
Catholick doctrin of the not Marrying of Priests.
VVhether late Sectarists, or Catholicks, be greater discom∣menders of Matrimonie.
The impious elegie of Theodore Beza his doubtfull deliberation, whether he should follow more, adulterie with his Claud, wyfe to one in Paris, in the streat de la Calend, ensigne du Banc, or Zodomie with German Ande∣bert, a boy of Orleance. And how he preferred Zodomie. Elegia. 3. & 4.
Of Preists Marriages in the Oriental Churche, and of late Sectarists seeking their fauoure.
The fourth proofe. Denyers of the Reall presence condemned as heretickes.
VVhether ancient denyers of the Real presence, were con∣demned as hereticks.
Berengarius his recantations, and condemnations.
The fifte proofe. Of manie miraculous testimonies of the reall presence.
Of many miraculous testimonies of the Real presence.
VVhat miracles are reproued by Catholick writers.
Eusebius recounted, that in the persecution vnder Seuere, that it was a great ac∣cusasion against Christians that they did eate mans flesh, because they beleeued that they did receiue the bodie of Christ.
VVhether M. Rider vnderstandeth any hard Latin.
VVhether Eusebius affirmeth true Miracles to haue ceased.
A Iew present at masse, which Saint Basill did celebrate, was conuerted by seeing a childe deuided in the blessed Sacrament.
VVhether Christ being a Man, may notwithstanding appeare in the lykenes of a Childe.
How ancient the Masse is.
Ambrose speaketh of a happie preseruation of one from drowning, for deuotion towards the same.
VVhether S. Ambrose esteemed it a miracle by the B. Sa∣crament, that his brother was not drowned.
VVhether Crosses, holy Bread, or agnus Deis be allowable.
Sozomen recounteth how a woman not beleeuing that Christ had transformed bread into his bodie, was in danger by transformation of bread into a stone.
VVhether M. Rider, or I, Doe misreport the relation of Sozomen.
Of his euident depraueing Gods wooord.
And a certaine Duke of Saxonie vpon alike occasion did become a Christian.
VVhether Crantzius be belyed by M. Rider, or me.
Optatus reporteth a grieueous punishment of abusers of a facred Host.
VVhether Optatus commended or condemned Protestantrie.
VVhether the Puritan Church hath the sincere Preaching of Gods woord, and lawfull vse of the two Sacraments; And therby be sufficiently assured to be the true Churche.
Read Gregorie Nazianzen in his funerall sermon of father, mother, and sister, and you shall finde miraculous demonstrations of the reall being of Christ.
VVhether S. Gregorie Nazianzen beleeued the Spiritual, Real, and Corporal Presence.
VVhether in wysdome we should by M. Rider be prouoked to Miracles.
I trust this will suffice for auerring the consent of the Catholickes, with the Fathers of the primitiue Church, which is the first Article we were prouoked to prooue.
How suteable the last woords of M. Rider are to them of ancient Hereticks.
A TABLE OF THE MOST PRIN∣CIPALL MATTERS CONTAINED IN THIS BOOKE. VVhich the Reader (if he please) in many pointes, may fitlie compare with the Englishe Table of the Protestant Doctors, Confessors, and Martyrs, printed in Black Friars, commonlie sould about the streetes, and vsuallie hunge vp in sundrie houses. VVherin he shall find the foresaid Doctors to be painted in far more truer colours.
An Errata of some faultes escaped in the printing.
The Corrector to the Reader.
A TABLE OF THE CHAPTERS CONTAINED IN THE FIRST VOLVME Intituled; A Catholique Confutation. &c.
A TABLE OF THE CHAPTERS CON∣TAYNED IN THE SECOND VOLVME Intituled; A Replye. &c.
A REPLIE TOM. RIDERS RESCRIPT. AND A DISCOVERIE OF PVRITAN PARTIALITIE IN HIS BEHALFE.
1 Title. Concerning the inscription of M. Riders Rescript.
2 Title. VVhether it be true that I vsed slights and delayes, to confute M. Rider.
3. Title. VVhether M. Riders pretence concerning the legible copie, be true.
4. Title. VVhether it be true that I refused to stand to the arbitrement of the college. And vvhat arbitrement the collegists affoorded.
5. Title. Of the Villainie; and iniquitie of these Pu∣ritans, in this Iudgement.
6. Title. Of other vntruthes and false Vavvnts, of M. Rider.
7. Title. VVhether the corporal presence of Christ, vvas hatched tvvelue hondred yeares after Christ.
8. Title. VVhether Beda be falsifyed concerning scriptures in the lating tonge.
9. Title. VVhether Caluins confession, (that the Ancients a thovvsand three hondred yeares past, commended prayer for the dead) be a falsification.
10. Title. VVhether it be true that I mis-aleadged Fa∣thers, and alleadged fables, to confirme the vvorshipp of Images.
11. Title. VVhether the Masse novv vsed in the Church of Rome, vvas knovven to the ancient Church.
12. Title. VVhether my proofs of the Popes suprema∣cie, speake of the first fiue hondred yeares.
Tit. 13. Of M. Riders blaming my omissions, and at∣tainting Luther of heresie.
Tit. 14. Vpon the residue of the Rescript, to the ende.
To the temperat Protestant Reader.
An Aduertisement to M. Iohn Rider him selfe.
Of Glorie to be to the Father.
Of the pater noster.
Of the name of Iesus.
Of the holy Ghost.
Of the Gospel.
Of the signe of the Crosse.
Of Godfathers and Godmothers.
Of the Eucharist.
Of Extreame vnction.
Of Sacraments in general.
Of assembling to Churches.
Puritans against the late profession of England.
Puritan Articles against State, owt of the aunswer of Oxford, and Cambridge to their petition. pag. 28. 29.
A testimonie of HENRY the Fovverth, the French King of the integritie of Iesuits. Ex apparatu Antonij Posseuini.
The same translated.
To the Constant Confessors of Christ novv afflicted for religion.
Afflicted Catholicks. 1.
Afflicted Catholicks. 2.
Afflicted Chatolicks. 3.
Afflicted Catholicks. 4.
Afflicted Catholicks. 5.
Afflicted Catholicks. 6.
Afflicted Catholicks. 7.
Afflicted Catholicks. 8.
Afflicted Catholicks. 9.
Afflicted Catholicks. 10.
The conclusion of the Author. 12.
Afflicted Catholicks. 11.