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Author: Lessius, Leonardus, 1554-1623.
Title: A consultation what faith and religion is best to be imbraced. Written in Latin by the R. Father Leonard Lessius, Professour in Diuinity, of the Society of Iesus. And translated into English by W.I.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A consultation what faith and religion is best to be imbraced. Written in Latin by the R. Father Leonard Lessius, Professour in Diuinity, of the Society of Iesus. And translated into English by W.I.
Lessius, Leonardus, 1554-1623., Wright, William, 1563-1639,

[Saint-Omer: English College Press], Permissu superiorum, M.DC.XVIII. [1618]
Alternate titles: Appendix to the former consultation. What fayth & religion is best to be imbraced.
Notes:
W.I. = William Wright.
Place of publication and printer from STC.
O4 is a separate title page, with same date as general title page, reading: An appendix to the former consultation. Whether euery one may be saued in his owne fayth and religion. Written by the same Leonard Lessius of the Society of Iesus.
Running title reads: What fayth & religion is best to be imbraced.
Imperfect; lacks pp.239-240.
Reproduction of the original in the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Subject terms:
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.
Protestantism -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A05364.0001.001

Contents
title page
dedication
RIGHT HONORABLE, RIGHT WORSHIPFVLL, AND RIGHT WORTHY.
THE TABLE OF THE CONTENTS of the ensuing Consultation.
A CONSVLTATION, WHAT FAITH AND RELIGION IS TO be imbraced.
I. CONSIDERATION. Of the desyre of perfection, wherunto Christian Religion leadeth.
II. CONSIDERATION. That Christian Religion excludeth liber∣ty of sinning.
III. CONSIDERATION. Drawne frō the Sanctity of the followers of true Religion.
IIII. CONSIDERATION. From the Miracles wrought by the Im∣bracers of Catholike Religion.
V. CONSIDERATION. From the Conuersion of Nations by the imbracers of Catholicke Religion.
VI. CONSIDERATION. From the Name Catholike, & from the thinge it selfe, signed or marked with this Name.
VII. CONSIDERATION. From Succession.
VIII. CONSIDERATION. From the consent of the ancient Fathers and Doctors of the Church: and from the decision of controuersies, without which there is no sodality or followship.
IX. CONSIDERATION. From diuers Causes and Reasons, for which these new doctrines are to be suspected and shunned.
The I. Reason, Deduced from Nouetty.
The II. Reason, Taken from the defect of Succession.
The III. Reason. From the defect of their Mission.
The IIII. Reason, From the want of Miracles.
The V. Reason, From the Conditions of their Liues and Manners.
The VI. Reason, From their errors and inconstancy in Doctrine.
The VII. Reason, Taken from the fraudes and de∣ceipts which the Sectaries commonly vse.
The VIII. Reason, Drawn from the ouerthrow of good Workes.
The IX. Reason, Deduced from the liberty of life, which they yeald vnto.
The X. Reason, That they renew old Heresies.
The XI. Reason, From the want of a Rule of Faith.
The XII. Reason, Drawne from Absurdity.
X. CONSIDERATION, and conclusion of this whole Consultatiō.
title page
THE PREFACE.
THE I. QVESTION.
The I. Reason.
The 2. Reason.
The 3. Reason.
The 4. Reason.
THE II. QVESTION.
The 1. Reason.
The 2. Reason.
The 3. Reason.
The 4. Reason.
The 5. Reason.
The 8. Reason.
The 9. Reason.
The 10. Reason.