|Author:||Sutcliffe, Matthew, 1550?-1629.|
|Title:||An abridgement or suruey of poperie conteining a compendious declaration of the grounds, doctrines, beginnings, proceedings, impieties, falsities, contradictions, absurdities, fooleries, and other manifold abuses of that religion, which the Pope and his complices doe now mainteine, and vvherewith they haue corrupted and deformed the true Christian faith, opposed vnto Matthew Kellisons Suruey of the new religion, as he calleth it, and all his malicious inuectiues and lies, by Matthevv Sutcliffe.|
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An abridgement or suruey of poperie conteining a compendious declaration of the grounds, doctrines, beginnings, proceedings, impieties, falsities, contradictions, absurdities, fooleries, and other manifold abuses of that religion, which the Pope and his complices doe now mainteine, and vvherewith they haue corrupted and deformed the true Christian faith, opposed vnto Matthew Kellisons Suruey of the new religion, as he calleth it, and all his malicious inuectiues and lies, by Matthevv Sutcliffe.
Sutcliffe, Matthew, 1550?-1629.
London: Printed by Melchisedech Bradwood for Cuthbert Burbie, 1606.
|Alternate titles:||Abridgement or survey of poperie Abridgement or survey of poperie. Abridgement or suruey of popery. Abridgement or survey of popery.|
Running title reads: The abridgement or suruey of popery.
The page after 179 is numbered 109.
With two final contents leaves.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
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Kellison, Matthew. -- Survey of the new religion -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE WORTHY and noble Lord, Prince HENRY, sonne and heire to the most puissant King, and our dread Souereigne, IAMES, by the grace of God, King of Great Britaine, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith.
THE PREFACE TO THE Christian Reader.
The Abridgement or Suruey of Poperie.
CHAP. I. What is meant by Popery or Popish religion in this Discourse ensuing.
CHAP. II. Of the grounds and foundations of Popish religion.
CHAP. III. Of the wicked doctrine of Papistes concerning the law of God, and the performance thereof.
CHAP. IIII. Of the damnable doctrine of Papists concerning faith and iustification.
CHAP. V. What Papists doe meane by the Gospell.
CHAP. VI. Of the impious doctrine of Papists concerning Christ our Sauiour.
CHAP. VII. The strange, contradictorie and false opinions of Papists concerning the sacraments.
CHAP. VIII. That poperie is a mixture of old and new heresies.
CHAP. IX. A catalogue of diuers notorious impicties and bla∣sphemies contained not onely in Popish bookes, but also in the corps of Popish religion.
CHAP. X. That Popery is a sinke of heathenish idolatry.
CHAP. XI. That Popish religion neuer came from Hierusalem.
CHAP. XII. That popish religion was neuer taught either by the old Prophets, or by the Apostles of Christ Iesus.
CHAP. XIII. That poperie was either condemned, or not know∣en by Kings and Princes professing Christian religion in old time.
CHAP. XIIII. That the auncient Britans and English were not first conuerted to Popish religion.
CHAP. XV. That popish religion is most falsely termed Catholike religion, and Papists Catholickes.
CHAP. XVI. That Popish religion is not the auncient religion of the primitiue church.
CHAP. XVII. That Poperic is repugnant to auncient councels.
CHAP. XVIII. That Popery is not the faith of the ancient fathers of the Church.
CHAP. XIX. That Popish religion was neuer testified by the blood of Christian martyrs.
CHAP. XX. That Popery is a meere humane deuise, and not in any sort to be deduced or proued out of holy scriptures.
CHAP. XXI. That popish religion in diuers points is directly contrary to holy scriptures.
CHAP. XXII. That the founders and defenders of popery doe most wickedly abuse holy scriptures.
CHAP. XXIII. That the Pope and the principall proctours of his cause are great forgers and falsifiers of fa∣thers, profane writers, and of publicke records.
CHAP. XXIIII. That Popery standeth much vpon heathenish ob∣seruances and customes.
CHAP. XXV. That poperie borroweth also diuers fashions from the Iewes.
CHAP. XXVI. That Popish religion is full of contradictions, and contrary opinions.
CHAP. XXVII. That popery is a most foolish and absurd religion.
CHAP. XXVIII. That popish religion doth keepe Christians in blindnesse and ignorance of God and godlinesse.
CHAP. XXIX. That Popish religion giueth the reines to licen∣tiousnesse of life, and leadeth Christians the broade-way to destruction.
CHAP. XXX. That Popish religion bringeth foorth such bitter fruits, that the professors thereof haue no reason to boast of their workes.
CHAP. XXXI. That in Popery a base accompt is made of Princes, and all lay-men.
CHAP. XXXII. That Popery is a doctrine of diuels.
CHAP. XXXIII. That Papists can haue no assurance of the truth of their religion.
CHAP. XXXIIII. That Popery is repugnant to the lawes of Nations.
CHAP. XXXV. That Popery dissolueth the bondes of kinred, and alliance, and ciuilitie.
CHAP. XXXVI. That Popish religion either disannulleth, or great∣ly preiudiceth the authoritie of Kings and Princes.
CHAP. XXXVII. That Kings professing Popish religion are ei∣ther no Kings, or but halfe Kings.
CHAP. XXXVIII. That Kings liue not in any securitie of their liues where Popery is professed by their subiects.
CHAP. XXXIX. That Popery laieth greeuous burthens on mens consciences.
CHAP. XL. That Popish religion is very grieuous in regard of the Popes and Masse-priests manifold taxes and exactions.
CHAP. XLI. That the Popish church hath no true Bi∣shops, nor Priests.
CHAP. XLII. That Popery cannot be mainteined without forgery and falshood.
CHAP. XLIII. That Popery cannot be well vpholden without calumniations and lies.
CHAP. XLIIII. That the cause of Popery is mainteined by fire and sword.
CHAP. XLV. That the practises, and treaties of Popes and their complices with Christians, are not to be trusted.
CHAP. XLVI. That the chiefe founders and mainteiners of Popery haue beene commonly noted for wicked and prophane men.
CHAP. XLVII. That Popery in many points is more absurd and abominable, then the doctrine of Mahomet.
CHAP. XLVIII. That Christians are lesse oppressed vnder the Turke, then vnder the Pope.
CHAP. XLIX. That the ambition, couetousnesse, contention, and practise of Popes is the principall cause of the decay of the Christian empire, and a great occasion of the good successe of the Turkes.
CHAP. L. That the moderne church of Rome is much dege∣nerated from the faith and manners of the ancient Romans.
CHAP. LI. That the Romish Church, that now is, was inui∣sible in old time.
CHAP. LII. That the marks of the church, and motiues to the moderne Romish faith alledged by Papists, may as well be alledged by heathen men and Turkes, as by them.
CHAP. LIII. That true Papists cannot be true, nor loy∣all subiects.
CHAP. LIIII. That such Papists, as positiuely hold all the hereti∣call and false doctrines of the moderne church of Rome, cannot possi∣blie be saued.
CHAP. LV. A briefe recapitulation of the principall points of the former discourse, and an exhortation both to Papistes and true Christians.
A briefe note of the contents of euery Chapter of the for∣mer discourse.