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Author: Perkins, William, 1558-1602.
Title: A golden chaine, or the description of theologie containing the order of the causes of saluation and damnation, according to Gods woord. A view of the order wherof, is to be seene in the table annexed. Written in Latine by William Perkins, and translated by an other. Hereunto is adioyned the order which M. Theodore Beza vsed in comforting troubled consciences.
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2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A golden chaine, or the description of theologie containing the order of the causes of saluation and damnation, according to Gods woord. A view of the order wherof, is to be seene in the table annexed. Written in Latine by William Perkins, and translated by an other. Hereunto is adioyned the order which M. Theodore Beza vsed in comforting troubled consciences.
Perkins, William, 1558-1602., Hill, Robert, d. 1623,, Bèze, Théodore de, 1519-1605.

At London: Printed by Edward Alde, and are to be sold by Edward White at the little north doore of S. Paules Church at the signe of the Gunne, 1591.
Alternate titles: Armilla aurea. English Armilla aurea. Description of theologie. Order of the causes of saluation and damnation. Order of the causes of salvation and damnation. Armilla aurea, id est, miranda series causarum et salutis & damnationis iuxta verbum Dei. Armilla aurea, id est, miranda series causarum et salutis & damnationis juxta verbum Dei.
Notes:
A translation, by Robert Hill, of William Perkins' "Armilla aurea, id est, theologiæ descriptio", which is an enlarged version of Perkins' "Armilla aurea, id est, miranda series causarum et salutis & damnationis iuxta verbum Dei".
Includes, with caption title: Bèze, Théodore de. An excellent treatise of comforting such as are troubled about their predestination. Taken out of the second answere of M. Beza, to D. Andreas, in the acte of their colloquie at Mompelgart, &c.
Running title reads: The order of the causes of saluation and damnation.
Signatures: A-X (-X8).
Leaves cropped at head and foot, affecting running title.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Salvation -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A09353.0001.001

Contents
title page
dedication
CHAPTER. 1. ¶ Of the bodie of Scripture, and Theologie.
Chap. 2. Of God, and the nature of God.
Chap. 3. Of the life of God.
Chap. 4. Of Gods glory and blessednes.
Chap. 5. Concerning the persons of the Godhead.
Chap. 6. Of Gods workes and his decree.
Chap. 7. Of Predestination and creation.
Chap. 8. Of Angels.
Chap. 9. Of man, and the estate of innocencie.
Chap. 10. Of the fall of Angels.
Chap. 11. Of mans fall, and disobedience.
Chap. 12. Of originall sinne.
Chap. 13. Of actuall sinne.
Chap. 14. Of the punishment of sinne.
Chap. 15. Of Election, and of Iesus Christ the foundation thereof.
Chap. 16. Of the vnion of two natures in Christ.
Chap. 17. Of the distinction of both natures.
Chap. 18. Of Christes Office.
Chap. 19. Concerning the outward meanes of Executing the decree of election, and of the Decalogue.
Chap. 20. Of the first Commaundement.
The Resolution.
The Affirmatiue parte.
The negatiue parte.
Chap. 21. Of the second Commaundement.
The resolution.
The negatiue part.
The affirmitiue parte.
Chap. 22. Of the third Commaundement.
The Resolution.
The negatiue parte.
The affirmitiue parte.
Chap. 23. Of the fourth commaundement.
The affirmatiue part.
The negatiue part.
Chap. 24. Of the fift Commaundement.
The affirmatiue parte.
The negatiue parte.
Chap. 25. Concerning the sixt Commaundement.
The resolution.
The Negatiue part.
The affirmatiue part.
Chap. 26. Of the seauenth Commaundement.
The resolution.
The negatiue parte.
The Affirmatiue parte.
Chap. 27. Of the eight Commaundement.
The resolution.
The negatiue par.
The affirmatiue part.
Chap. 28. Concerning the ninth Commandement.
The exposition.
The negatiue part.
The affirmatiue parte.
Chap. 29. Of the tenth Commaundement.
The resolution.
The negatiue parte.
The affirmatiue part.
Chap. 30. Of the vse of the Law.
Chap. 31. Of the couenant of grace.
Chap. 32. Of the Sacraments.
Chap. 33. Of Baptisme.
Chap. 34. Of the Lordes Supper.
Chap. 35. Of the degrees of executing Gods decree of Election.
Chap. 36. Concerning the first degree of the declaration of Gods loue.
Chap. 37. Concerning the second degree of the declaration of Gods loue.
Chap. 38. Concerning the third degree of the declaration of Gods loue.
Chap. 39. Of Repentance and the fruites thereof.
Chap. 40. Of Christian warrefare.
Chap. 41. Of the first assault.
Chap. 42. Of the second Assault.
Chap. 43. Of the third Assault.
Chap. 44. Of the patient bearing of the Crosse.
Chap. 45. Of the calling vpon God.
Chap. 46. Of Christian Apologie, and Martyrdome.
Chap. 47. Of edification, and Almes among the faithfull.
Chap. 48. Of the 4. degree, of the declaration of Gods loue: and of the estate of the elect, after this life.
Chap. 49. Of the estate of the Elect, at the last day of iudgement.
Chap. 50. Of the estate of the Elect after iudgement.
A Corollarie, or the last conclusion.
Chap. 51. Concerning the order of the causes of saluation accor∣ding to the doctrine of the Church of Rome.
The errours.
Chap. 52. Of the decree of Reprobation.
Chap. 53. Concerning the execution of the decree of Reprobation.
Chap. 54. Of the state and condition of the Reprobates when they are dead.
CHAP. 55. Of the condemnation of the Reprobates at the last iudgement.
Chap. 56. Of the estate of the Reprobates in hell.
A Corollarie.
CHAP. 57. Of the Application of Predestination.