|Author:||Smith, Richard, 1500-1561.|
|Title:||A brief treatyse settynge forth diuers truthes necessary both to be beleued of Chrysten people, & kepte also, whiche are not expressed in the Scripture but left to ye church by the apostles traditio[n] / made by Rychard Smyth ...|
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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A brief treatyse settynge forth diuers truthes necessary both to be beleued of Chrysten people, & kepte also, whiche are not expressed in the Scripture but left to ye church by the apostles traditio[n] / made by Rychard Smyth ...
Smith, Richard, 1500-1561.
[London]: Imprinted at Lo[n]don in Paules Churche yearde, at the synge of the Mayde[n]s hed by Thomas Petit, M.D.XL vii 
Imprint from colophon.
Signatures: [pi]2 A1 B-Y8.
Imperfect: signatures E7-E8 torn; signatures D1-F1 from defective Union Theological Seminary Library copy spliced at end.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.
Catholic Church -- Apologetic works.
❧ What is the argument, or matter of thys booke.
¶ The preface to the gentle reader.
☞ The fyrst chaptre touchynge bryefly, & as it were by the way, the aucthorytie of bysshopes to to make lawes. &c.
¶ The seconde Chapter cōtay∣nyng in it certeyne places of the scripture, prouyng that Christe and hys apostles taught & lefte to the churche manye thynges wythout wrytynge, whyche we must both beleue stedfastly, and also fulfyll obedientlye, vnder peyne of damnation euer to en∣dure.
¶ The thyrde chaptre compre∣hendynge the nombre of tra∣dicions commynge from the apostles to vs wtout writing.
¶ The auctoritie of christes ca∣tholike churcch of and vpon the Apostles traditions and very∣ties not written in the scripture.
☞ The auncyent doctours sen∣tences wrytten and set forth vpon traditions of the apostles, & chry∣stes holye church.
❧ An aunswere to the auctory∣ties alledged, and the reasōs made vpon the contrary part agaynst traditiōs.
☞ Another tradition of the apostles.
¶ Saynt Hierome sayeth vnto Theophilus.