|Author:||Loque, Bertrand de.|
|Title:||A treatie of the churche conteining a true discourse, to knowe the true church by, and to discerne it from the Romish church, and all other false assemblies, or counterfet congregations / vvritten by M. Bertrande de Loque ... ; and faithfully translated out of French into English, by T.VV.|
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A treatie of the churche conteining a true discourse, to knowe the true church by, and to discerne it from the Romish church, and all other false assemblies, or counterfet congregations / vvritten by M. Bertrande de Loque ... ; and faithfully translated out of French into English, by T.VV.
Loque, Bertrand de., T. W.
Imprinted at London: For Richard Langton, dwelling in Swythins Lane, and there they are to be solde, 1581.
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Catholic Church -- Controversial literature.
Church -- Early works to 1800.
The Summe of the Chap∣ters conteined in this present Treatise.
¶ To the most noble Lorde, my Lorde Henry de la Tour, Vi∣count of Turenne, Countie of Monfort, Baron of Mongacon, Oliergues, Bonsolz, Fey, Seruissac, Croc, &c. Captaine of fiue hundred men at armes of the kings armies.
¶An Admonition to the Reader.
A TREATIE OF the Church, containing a true discourse, in which a man may cleare∣ly behold and see, what is the nature, forme, gouernement, and guiding of the true Church, together vvith the infallible markes and tokens, by vvhich a man may knowe it and discerne the same, from the Romish Church, and all other false and counter∣feited congre∣gations.
CAP. I. Of the diuers significations, and acceptions of this word CHVRCH, and how the Church is commonly distinguished.
CHAP. II. Of the Catholike and inuisible Church, which indeede is but one, albeit it haue many par∣ticular partes and members.
CHAP. III. Of the visible Church, and of the true markes thereof.
CHAP. IIII. Whether these true markes of the Church are to be found amongst the Romish Catholiks.
CHAP. V. Of the succession and calling of Pastors.
CHAP. VI. That the Church hath bene alwayes from the beginning, is now, and shall be euen vnto the worlds end, but that it ought not to be estee∣med or acknowledged by the great number.
CHAP. VII. That Iesus Christ alone, is the head of his Church, and not Saint Peter, neither any Pope what so euer.
CHAP. VIII. Whether the Church of Rome be the true and Catholike Church. And whether we doe well to separate and withdrawe our selues from it.
The IX. CHAP. Of the degrees of ministers in the Church: where mention is made, of the orders of the popish clergie, and of the offices and dueties of true pastors.
The X. CHAP. Whether the ministerie of the worde, bee al∣wayes necessarie in the Church: and howe much men ought to attribute or giue vn∣to it.
CHAP. XI. Of the holinesse of the Church.
CHAP. XII. Whether the Church may erre or no.
CHAP. XIII. Whether the Church be aboue the holie scrip∣ture: that is to say, whether the holy scrip∣ture depend of the iudgement and authori∣tie of the Church.
CHAP. XIIII. Of the Discipline of the Church.
The fifteene Chapter. Whether it belong to the Church to make lawes? and if she make some, how farre the faithfull ought to obey her.
The sixteenth Chapter. Of the afflictions and persecutions of the Church.
¶ A Table conteining the principall matters handled in this present booke