|Title:||A treatise of the hierarchie and diuers orders of the Church against the anarchie of Caluin. Composed by Matthevv Kellison, Doctour of Diuinitie, &c.|
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A treatise of the hierarchie and diuers orders of the Church against the anarchie of Caluin. Composed by Matthevv Kellison, Doctour of Diuinitie, &c.
Printed at Doway: By Gerard Pinchon, at the signe of Coleyn, 1629.
|Alternate titles:||Treatise of the hierarchie and divers orders of the Church against the anarchie of Calvin Treatise of the hierarchie and divers orders of the Church against the anarchie of Calvin. Hierarchie of the Church.|
Running title reads: The hierarchie of the Church.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Church polity -- Early works to 1800.
Protestantism -- Controversial literature.
THE EPISTLE DEDICATORIE TO THE CATHOLIQVES OF ENGLAND.
A TABLE OF THE CHAPTERS CONTAINED IN THIS TREATISE.
THE FIRST CHAPTER. THAT THERE IS A HIE∣rarchie of Angelles consisting of di∣uers orders, and consequentlie that the Church militant of men in earth, is also a Hierarchie, it being an Imi∣tation of that.
THE II. CHAPTER. That in generall there are diuers orders in the Church vnder one heade or soueraigne.
THE III. CHAPTER. That there is one visible Monarch and chiefe Pastour of the Church, to wit, S. Peter.
THE IIII. CHAPTER. That after S. Peeter there was euer a su∣preme visible pastour of the Church, who is the Bishop of Rome.
THE V. CHAPTER. That besides Peeter and his successour who is the supreme visible and spirituall Prince of the Ecclesiasticall Hierar∣chie, there must be diuers orders and dignities vnder him.
THE VI. CHAPTER. That Bishops are distinct in Order from Priestes and higher in dignitie then they.
THE VII. CHAPTER. Bishops and Priests are of the highest or∣ders of the Church: and so to be ho∣noured and obeyed.
THE VIII. CHAPTER. VVho in particular belong to the Hierar∣chie of the Church.
THE IX. CHAPTER. VVho of the Hierarchie of the Church are designed by the diuine ordinance to gouerne the Church, to preache, and to minister Sacraments.
THE X. CHAPTER. Of the dignitie of Cardinalles.
THE XI. CHAPTER. Of the state of Religious.
THE XII. CHAPTER. Bishops are so necessarie in the Church of God, that it can not subsist without them.
THE XIII. CHAPTER. Bishops are so necessarie that euen in tyme of persecution (though it should be greater for the Bishops) the Church may not be gouerned vvithout Bis∣hops.
THE XIIII. CHAPTER. That a particular Countrie may not refuse Bishops by reason of persequution.
THE XV. CHAPTER. To haue a Bishop in England cānot proba∣blie encrease persecution because it can∣not probablie be offensiue either to the King and state, or to the provestant Bishops, it being preiudiciall to neither, but rather profitable to the temporall state.
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