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Author: Mather, Samuel, 1626-1671.
Title: A defence of the Protestant Christian religion against popery: in answer to A discourse of a Roman Catholick. Wherein the manifold apostaties, heresies, and schisms of the chruch of Rome, as also, the weakness of her pretensions from the scriptures and the fathers, are briefly laid open: by an English Protestant.
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A defence of the Protestant Christian religion against popery: in answer to A discourse of a Roman Catholick. Wherein the manifold apostaties, heresies, and schisms of the chruch of Rome, as also, the weakness of her pretensions from the scriptures and the fathers, are briefly laid open: by an English Protestant.
Mather, Samuel, 1626-1671.

[Dublin: s.n.], Printed in the year, M.DC.LXXII. [1672]
Alternate titles: Discourse of a Roman Catholick. Defence of the Protestant Christian religion against Popery.
Notes:
Place of publication from Wing.
Ascribed to Samuel Mather by Wing. An English Protestant = Samuel Mather. "Advertisements to the reader" signed S.M.
Caption title on B1 reads: A discourse of a Roman Catholick. Caption title on C2 reads: A defence of the Protestant Christian religion against Popery.
Running titles read: "A discourse of a Roman Catholick" and "A defence of the Protestant Christian religion against Popery".
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Catholic Church -- Ireland -- Early works to 1800.
Religion -- Early works to 1800.
Protestants -- Ireland -- Early works to 1800.
Anti-Catholicism -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A50252.0001.001

Contents
title page
Advertisements TO THE READER.
A Discourse OF A ROMAN CATHOLICK: Of the one, onely, and singular onely one Catholick, and Roman Faith.
Testimonies of the Fathers, for the See of Rome.
The Contents.
A DEFENCE Of the Protestant Christian Religion against POPERY: In Answer to a Discourse, Intituled, [Of the one, onely, and singular onely one Catholick, and Roman Faith.]
CHAP. I. Proving, That a true visible Church may fall away.
DISCOURSE.
ANSWER.
CHAP. II. Of the Nature and Kinds of Apostasie, and of the Apostasies of the Church of Rome.
DISCOURSE.
ANSWER.
DISCOURSE.
ANSWER.
CHAP. III. Of the Nature of Heresie.
DISCOURSE.
ANSWER.
CHAP. IV. Of the Heresies of the Church of Rome, eight particulars instanced.
CHAP. V. Of the Nature of Schism, and of the Schisms of the Church of Rome, both within her self, and from other Churches.
DISCOURSE.
ANSWER.
CHAP. VI. Some places of Scripture for the Inerrability of the Church of Rome, Answered.
DISCOURSE.
ANSWER.
CHAP. VII. Of Humane Testimonies, for and against the See of Rome.
part
CHAP. VIII. An APPENDIX for the further Illustration of some things, which are but briefly hinted in the former Chapters.