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Author: Sempill, James, Sir, 1566-1625.
Title: Sacrilege sacredly handled. That is, according to Scripture onely. Diuided into two parts: 1. For the law. 2. For the Gospell. An appendix also added; answering some obiections mooued, namely, against this treatise: and some others, I finde in Ios. Scaligers Diatribe, and Ioh. Seldens Historie of tithes. For the vse of all churches in generall: but more especially for those of North-Britaine.
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Print source: Sacrilege sacredly handled. That is, according to Scripture onely. Diuided into two parts: 1. For the law. 2. For the Gospell. An appendix also added; answering some obiections mooued, namely, against this treatise: and some others, I finde in Ios. Scaligers Diatribe, and Ioh. Seldens Historie of tithes. For the vse of all churches in generall: but more especially for those of North-Britaine.
Sempill, James, Sir, 1566-1625.

London: Printed by William Iones, for Edmund Weauer, and are to be sold at his shop at the great north-doore of Saint Pauls, 1619.
Notes:
Dedication signed: Iames Sempil.
A reply to "De decimis diatriba" by Joseph Juste Scaliger and to "The historie of tithes" by John Selden.
The words "For the law .. Gospell." are bracketed together on the title page.
"An appendix" (caption title) begins new pagination on O3r.
Second p. 54 misnumbered 52.
The last leaf is blank.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Scaliger, Joseph Juste, -- 1540-1609, -- De decimis diatriba -- Early works to 1800.
Selden, John, -- 1584-1654. -- Historie of tithes -- Early works to 1800.
Tithes -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A11886.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE MOST NOBLE, AND TRVLY SACRED Prince; Defender of Christs Faith, and Nourish-father of his Church, IAMES, by his grace, of great Brittaine, France, and Ireland, King.
TO THE VSE OF THE READER.
ANDREAE MELVINI IN AVTHOREM ET ARGV∣mentum Epigrammata.
S. S. SONET. Of Sinne, and Sacrilege.
DAV: DICKSONI, In Sacram hanc Sacrilegij confutationem.
Aliud.
Faults escaped.
SACRILEGE SACREDLY HAND∣led, according to onely Scripture. First, For the Law.
THE FIRST PART.
CHAP. I. The Etymologie, and subiect of Sacrilege. Sacrilege heere specially meant of Tithes. Church maintenance diuided, defined.
CHAP. II. Sacrilege defined, diuided: Some obiections answered.
CHAP. III. Foure sorts of Tithes, and each discerned from another by Scripture. Obiections answered.
CHAP. IV. Tithes not Ceremoniall of their nature. How to discerne a Morall offering from a Ceremoniall. Tithes a Morall of∣fering.
CHAP. V. Tithes not Ceremoniall in their End: Two points of Le∣uies seruice, and three degrees of Leuites: for all which, and to all which, Tithes were giuen in Inheritance. Sacrifices not properly Inheritance. The ge vnder the Law concluded, and more ancient rights preduced.
CHAP. VI. Tithes at first giuen Really, and Royally, neuer matched with Laicks. Some Obiections answered.
CHAP. VII. The word [Inheritance] maketh Tithes due to all ages. Leuite, Priest, Minister, words for all ages. God hath a dou∣ble inheritance. The dignitie of the Church Ministery of olde.
CHAP. VIII. Gods second right to Tithes from Iacobs Vow. Vowes not all Legall. Tithes in Quoto due by his Vow.
CHAP. IX. The Edict of Tithes, (though in Leuiticus, yet) proued to be no part of the Leuiticall Law: and so Tithes in all points (as the Lords Inheritance) exempted from the Law.
SACRILEGE FOR THE GOSPELL. THE SECOND PART.
CHAP. I. Christ, and his Apostles concerning Tithes. They did abrogate all Ceremoniall things.
CHAP. II. Paul in the generall of Maintenance. Why hee spa∣red his power in the speciall.
CHAP. III. Pauls Generall Doctrine, 1. Cor. 9. obiected against Tithes: but proued for Tithes.
CHAP. IIII. Moyses Historie, and Dauids Prophecie of Melchisedec, applied by the Apostle to Christ. How, and how farre Types are to be matched with their Verities, by the example of Mel∣chisedec and Aaron with Christ.
CHAP. V. This Analysis proueth Christs Priest-hood more excellent then Leuies. His proofes are, from the prerogatiue of Person, Blessing, and Tithing.
CHAP. VI. Melchisedecs Priest-hood more excellent then Aarons, because he is a perpetuall Priest. And this perpetuitie, is pro∣ued, by onely Tithing.
CHAP. VII. Perpetuall Tithing prooued also by Abrahams deede; A comparison betweene Melchisedec, Leui, and our Ministery. The Conclusion of the lawfulnesse of Tithes.
CHAP. VIII. The time of Melchisedecs first Tithing. Foure doubts in his posterities Tithing. To whom, from whom, whereof, and for what vses Tithes are to be taken, and imployed. And if Princes may Tithe. , what.
CHAP. IX. Why Tithes seeme too much for our Ministerie, and how to mend it. Comparison betweene the Romish Church and ours: Christ and the King both cosoned.
AN APPENDIX ADDED OF NEW, ANSWERING SOME OBIECTIONS moued, namely, against this Treatise: and some o∣thers I finde in later Writers: as that noble learned SCALIGERS Diatribe de Decimis: and Mr. IOHN SELDENS Historie of Tithes.
CHAP. I.
§. II. In the second part.
§. III.
§. IV.
Ibidem.
§. VII.
In CHAP. II.
§. II.
In CHAP. III.
§. I.
Ibidem.
In CHAP. V.
§. IV.
In CHAP. VI. Against the Title.
CHAP. VI.
§. II. Against the second Syllogisme.
CHAP. VI.
§. III.
CHAP. VI.
§. V.
Ibidem S. V.
In CHAP. VIII.
§. I.
In CHAP. VIII.
§. II.
Ibidem. §. IV.
Ibidem. §. VI.
Ibidem. §. VII.
Ibidem. §. VIII.
In CHAP. VIII.
§. XIII.
In CHAP. IX.
§. I.
SCALIGER and SELDEN, ioyntly.
Mr. SELDEN.
THE HISTORIE OF TITHES WRITTEN BY MASTER IOH. SELDEN.
CHAP. I.
In CHAP. II.