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Author: Stoughton, Thomas.
Title: A generall treatise against poperie and in defence of the religion by publike authoritie professed in England and other churches reformed. VVherein they that either want leisure to read, or that haue not iudgement to conceiue, or that are not able to buie the learned treatises of other concerning particular points of religion, may yet euidently see poperie not to be of God, and our religion to be acceptable in his sight. Very necessarie for these times, for the confirmation and strengthening of men in our religion, that neither by Iesuits, nor by any other, they may be drawne to poperie, or any other heresie or sect: and likewise for the winning of Papists and atheists to an vnfained liking and true profession of our religion. By Thomas Stoughton minister of the word.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A generall treatise against poperie and in defence of the religion by publike authoritie professed in England and other churches reformed. VVherein they that either want leisure to read, or that haue not iudgement to conceiue, or that are not able to buie the learned treatises of other concerning particular points of religion, may yet euidently see poperie not to be of God, and our religion to be acceptable in his sight. Very necessarie for these times, for the confirmation and strengthening of men in our religion, that neither by Iesuits, nor by any other, they may be drawne to poperie, or any other heresie or sect: and likewise for the winning of Papists and atheists to an vnfained liking and true profession of our religion. By Thomas Stoughton minister of the word.
Stoughton, Thomas.

[Cambridge]: Printed by Iohn Legat, Printer to the Vniuersity of Cambridge, 1598.
Notes:
Reproduction of the original in the Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.). Library.
Subject terms:
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.
Church of England -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Church of England -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A13025.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE AND MOST TRVLY RELIGIOƲS AND vertuous Lord, Robert Lord Rich, Tho∣mas Stoughton wisheth increase of all true pietie and honour in this life, and eternall glory in the life to come.
To the Christian readers, espe∣cially to my VVorshipfull and other lo∣uing friends in Kent, London, Essex, Suffolke, and elswhere.
The generall summe of all all things comprehended in this trea∣tise following.
A GENERAL TREATISE AGAINST PO∣PERIE, AND IN DEFENCE OF the religion by publike authoritie pro∣fessed in England, and in other Churches reformed.
THE PREFACE.
THE FIRST ARGVMENT TOVCHING THE breeding and begetting of true religion.
THE SECOND ARGVMENT TOVCHING THE PRE∣seruing and maintayning of true religion.
THE THIRD ARGVMENT TOVCHING THE SVB∣iect matter of true religion.
THE FOVRTH ARGVMENT touching the forme of true religion.
THE FIFTH ARGVMENT touching the ende of true religion.
THE SIXTH ARGVMENT touching the effects of true religion.
THE SEAVENTH ARGVMENT touching one necessarie effect, or fruit of true religion, which is, true ioy and sound comfort of heart.
THE EIGHT ARGVMENT touching the wisdome of true religion, an infallible note and signe thereof.
THE NINTH ARGVMENT touching the opposition and enmitie of true religion to the nature of man.
THE TENTH ARGVMENT:
the first part, touching the great decaie of Gods gifts in these times of Poperie.
THE SECOND BRANCH OF the tenth argument, touching the reuiuing of Gods gifts at the breaking forth of our religion out of the darknes of Poperie.
THE THIRD BRANCH OF the tenth argument, touching the works of God against Poperie.
THE FOƲRTH BRANCH OF the tenth argument, touching the workes of God for our religion.
THE FIFTH PART OF THE tenth argument, touching the workes of God both against Po∣perie and for our re∣ligion.
THE CONCLƲSION, WITH the vse of the treatise.
THE FIRST VSE CONCER∣ning generally all of our religion, both weake and strong.
THE SECOND VSE CONCER∣ning all great persons of our religion.
THE THIRD VSE CONCER∣ning the militarie Nobles that are of our religion.
THE FOVRTH VSE CONCER∣ning Atheists, and all those that are of no religion.
THE FIFTH ƲSE CONCER∣ning weake and ignorant Papists.
THE SIXT VSE CONCERNING obstinate and wilfull Papists.
AN ADDITI∣ON OF CERTAINE DAIN∣ties of Poperie, collected partly out of their popish seruice bookes, and partly out of the writings of some princi∣pall Doctours of speciall account in the popish church, when poperie it selfe was at the highest.
THE SECOND PART.
THE THIRD PART.
THE FOVRTH PART.
THE FIFTH PART.
THE SIXTH PART.
THE SEAVENTH PART.
THE EIGHT PART.