|Author:||Lewgar, John, 1602-1665.|
|Title:||The only vvay to rest of soule in religion here, in heaven hereafter: shewed plainly and succinctly by pure scripture, in three treatises: demonstrating, I. That the church was left by Christ, as the means to teach us his gospel. 2. Which is she that was left in that office. 3. What it is, she teacheth for gospel. By I.L. Bach of Div. Licensed by the university of Oxford, to preach throughout Engalnd, and late rector of L. in the county of S. now a Catholike.|
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The only vvay to rest of soule in religion here, in heaven hereafter: shewed plainly and succinctly by pure scripture, in three treatises: demonstrating, I. That the church was left by Christ, as the means to teach us his gospel. 2. Which is she that was left in that office. 3. What it is, she teacheth for gospel. By I.L. Bach of Div. Licensed by the university of Oxford, to preach throughout Engalnd, and late rector of L. in the county of S. now a Catholike.
Lewgar, John, 1602-1665.
[S.l.]: Printed for the author, 1657.
|Alternate titles:||Only way to rest of soul|
I.L. = John Lewgar.
Errata on pg. 216.
Reproduction of the original at the British Library.
Catholic Church -- Apologetic works -- Early works to 1800.
Faith -- Early works to 1800.
ADVERTISEMENTS Of the Author to the Reader.
THE PRAEFACE To the first Treatise: Stating the quaestion, explica∣ting the tearmes, &c.
§ 1. Grounds agreed upon, leading to the Quaestion.
§. 2. The Question to he handled, proposed.
§. 3. The importance of it.
§. 4. The Protestants Tenet in it.
§ 5. What, Catholicks acknowledge to H. Scripture.
§. 6. The Catholick tenett.
THE First Treatise: SHEWING, That Christ left the Church for the meanes to teach us his GOSPELL, THE FIRST PART Proving it.
CHAP. I. Proving it, from the Law.
CHAP. II. Proving it from the Prophets.
CHAP III. Proving it from the Gospels.
CHAP. IV. Proving it from the Acts.
THE SECOND PART: Defending the Catholick Tenet.
CHAP. I. Solving Objections against the Churche's authority.
CHAP. II. Solving Objections against her Infal∣libility.
THE THIRD PART: Examining Protestant Proofs.
CHAP. I. Examining Proofs for the Tenet.
CHAP. II. Examining the proofs of Scripture's ha∣ving the four requisites to the office. And first, in this Chapter [VVhether a proper means?]
CHAP. III. Examining the proofs for Scrip∣ture's being a principal means.
CHAP. IV. Examining the proofs for the necessity of Scripture.
CHAP. V. Examining the proofs for Scripture's being sufficient.
CHAP. VI. Examining the proof of things less yet.
§. 1. From Old or New Testament.
§. 2. From the Old Testament.
§. 3. From the Prophets.
§ 4. From the New Testament.
§ 5. From the Gospels.
§. 6. From the Acts.
§. 7. From the Epistles.
THE FOVRTH PART: Confuting the Protestant Tenet.
CHAP. I. Vrging the first argument, [The silence of Scripture.]
Considerations aggravating the silence
§. 2. Of the Gospels.
§. 3. Of the Acts.
§. 4. Of the Epistles.
CHAP. II. Vrging the second Argument, [Scripture, not for the people.]
CHAP. III. Vrging the third Argument. [Scripture not proper, &c.]
CHAP. IV. Vrging the fourth argument. [Scripture not the principal.]
§. 1. Scripture for the Church.
§. 2. Not proper to Catechise.
§. 3. [VVants sense and reason.]
§. 4. Not Plain. Proved first, from 2 Pet. 3.16.
§. 5. Causes in the stile.
§. 6. The first cause in the form's [Stragling.]
§. 7. The scond cause [repugnancy.]
§. 8. Third proof, from instances.
§. 9. Instance, in the question touching Christ.
CHAP. V. Vrging the fift Argument, [Scripture not simply necessary.]
CHAP. VI. Vrging the last Argument, [Scripture not sufficient, &c.]
Conclusion of the First Treatise.