|Author:||Lawson, Thomas, 1630-1691.|
|Title:||A treatise relating to the call, work & wages of the ministers of Christ as also to the call, work & wages of the ministers of antichrist : wherein a testimony is born ... / Thomas Lawson.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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A treatise relating to the call, work & wages of the ministers of Christ as also to the call, work & wages of the ministers of antichrist : wherein a testimony is born ... / Thomas Lawson.
Lawson, Thomas, 1630-1691.
London: Printed for Benjamin Clark ..., 1680.
Reproduction of original in the University of Illinois Library.
Clergy -- Appointment, call, and election.
The Contents of the ensuing Treatise.
A TREATISE Relating to the Call, Work & Wages Of the Ministers of CHRIST; As also to the Call, VVork & VVages Of the Ministers of ANTICHRIST.
CHAPTER I. Of the Divine Call into the Ministry.
CAP. II. Of a Humane Call into the Ministry.
CAP. III. Of the Original of Bishops in Gospel dayes, and of the Identity, that is, Oneness and Sameness of Bishops and Elders in the Primitive Age.
CAP. IV. Of the Work of the Ministry of Christ, and of Antichrist
CAP. V. Of the Wage of the Ministers of Christ being Free and Voluntary, from their Converts; and how it was continued in the Primitive Churches; & how the Co-ercive Compulsive Maintenance by Tythe, and other unwarrantable Wages, being the Maintenance of the Ministers of Antichrist, was introduced.
CAP. VI. Of the Rise of first Fruits in Christian Churches.
CAP. VII. Of the Rise of Mortuaries.
CAP. VIII. Of the Statute against Mortmain.
CAP. IX. Of Exemptions from the payment of Tythes.
CAP X. Of Frank Almoigne.
CAP. XI. Of the Rise of Reek-penny, called also Smoke-Money, called also in the Saxon Tongue, Rome∣feoh, that is, the Fee of Rome; and Rome∣scot, that is, Rome's-shor, or Rekoning; and Rome-penny, and Denary sancti Petri, that is, Peter-Pence; and Regis Eleemosyna, that is, the King's Alms.
CAP. XII. How Tythes came into Lay-mens Hands, Impropriators.
CAP. XIII. The Clergies Patriarchal Claim of Tythes considered.
CAP. VX. The Clergies Mosaical Claim to Tythes examined.
CAP. XV. The Clergies Evangelical Title to their Exaction of Tythes, Examined and Considered.
CAP. XVI. Tythes proved to be a Mosaical Shadow.
CAP. XVII. Of the Clergies Humane Title unto the Exaction of Tythes.