|Author:||Mornay, Philippe de, seigneur du Plessis-Marly, 1549-1623.|
|Title:||A notable treatise of the church in vvhich are handled all the principall questions, that haue bene moued in our time concerning that matter. By Philip of Mornay, Lord of Plessis Marlyn, gentleman of Fraunce. And translated out of French into English by Io. Feilde.|
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A notable treatise of the church in vvhich are handled all the principall questions, that haue bene moued in our time concerning that matter. By Philip of Mornay, Lord of Plessis Marlyn, gentleman of Fraunce. And translated out of French into English by Io. Feilde.
Mornay, Philippe de, seigneur du Plessis-Marly, 1549-1623., Fielde, John, d. 1588,
Imprinted at London: By Christopher Barker, printer to the Queenes Maiestie, Anno. Dom. 1579.
|Alternate titles:||Traicté de l'église. English Traicté de l'église. Treatise of the church.|
A translation of: Traicté de l'église.
Running title reads: A treatise of the church.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Church -- Early works to 1800.
THE BRIEFE CONTENTS OF THE CHAPTERS OF this present treatise.
To the right honorable, and my very good Lord, the Lord Ro∣bert Dudley, Earle of Leycester, Baron of Den∣bigh, Knight of the most noble order of the Garter, Master of the Queenes Maiesties Horses, and one of her Graces most ho∣norable priuie Councell: Io. Feilde wissheth encrease of grace, and all spirituall giftes by Iesus Christ our Lord.
To the most excellent Prince Hen∣ry King of Nauarre, Prince and Soue∣reigne Lord of Bearne, &c. Peere and chiefe Prince of the bloud royall of Fraunce.
To the Reader.
What the visible Church is, and what are the sundry states thereof. CHAP. I.
That of the visible & Catholique Church, some partes of it are pure, and some im∣pure, and which be the infalli∣ble markes of the pure Churches. CHAP. II.
That the other markes which our aduersa∣ries alledge, are common both to the pure and the impure Church, & such as for the most part hold not. CHAP. III.
That the holy scripture is the vndoubted touchstone, to try the puritie of doctrine, which is the marke of the pure Churches. CHAP. 4.
That there can be founde no other Iudge of the controuersies of this time, but the holy Scripture, and how euery one may iudge them by the same. CHAP. V.
That the visible Church may erre, yea, and that in matters of fayth, and those which concerne our sal∣uation. CHAP. VI.
That the Pope, or Bishop of Rome is not head of the vniuersall vi∣sible Church, by any right of the lawe of God. CHAP. VII.
That the Pope or Bishop of Rome is not the Ministeriall head of the vniuer∣sall Church, by any right of mans lavve: & hovv he hath vsurped this title and povver. CHAP. VIII.
That the Pope in affirming himselfe to be head of the Churche, and not being so in deede, is the Antichrist in the Church: and that he cannot be receiued vvith any o∣ther, then the papistical doctrine. CHAP. IX.
That euery one is bound to separate him∣selfe from the Communion of Antichrist, and that the Romanists are Schisma∣tikes, and not they which separate themselues from them. CHAP. X.
That the Ministers of the reformed chur∣ches haue a lawfull calling to re∣forme the Church. CHAP XI.