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Author: Ostervald, Jean Frédéric, 1663-1747.
Title: A treatise concerning the causes of the present corruption of Christians and the remedies thereof
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A treatise concerning the causes of the present corruption of Christians and the remedies thereof
Ostervald, Jean Frédéric, 1663-1747., Mutel, Charles.

London: Printed for Ri. Chiswell ..., 1700.
Alternate titles: Traité des sources de la corruption qui règne aujourd'hui parmi les Chrestiens. English
Notes:
Translation of: Traité des sources de la corruption qui règne aujourd'hui parmi les Chrestiens.
Part 2 has special t.p.
Translator's dedication signed: Charles Mutel.
Part 1: p. 19-22, 35-39, 59-62 are tightly bound in filmed copy. Pages from beginning-60 photographed from Dr. Williams' library copy and inserted at the end of pt. 2. Pt. 2, p. 240-244 are missing in filmed copy. Pages 240-255 photographed from Yale University copy and inserted at the end.
Advertisements: p. [1]-[2] at end.
Reproduction of original in British Library (pt. 1) and Dr. Williams' Library (pt. 2).
Subject terms:
Christian ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Christianity -- 17th century.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A53501.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the Right Reverend GILBERT Lord Bishop of SARƲM, Chancellor of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.
THE Authors PREFACE.
A TREATISE Concerning the CAUSES OF THE Present Corruption OF CRISTIANS.
PART. I.
CAUSE I. Ignorance.
CAUSE II. Prejudices and False Notions concerning Religion.
CAUSE III. The Maxims and Sentiments which are made use of to Authorise Corruption.
CAUSE IV. The Abuse of Holy Scripture.
CAUSE V. A false Modesty.
CAUSE VI. The delaying of Repentance.
CAUSE VII. Mens Sloth and Negligence in Matters of Religion.
CAUSE VIII. Worldly Business.
CAUSE IX. Mens Particular Callings.
A TREATISE Concerning the CAUSES Of the Present Corruption of CHRISTIANS, And the Remedies of it. PART II.
CAUSE I. The Present State of the Church, and of Religion in General.
CAUSE II. The want of Discipline.
CAUSE III. The Defects of the Clergy.
CAUSE IV. The Defects of Christian Princes and Magistrates.
CAUSE V. Education.
CAUSE VI. Example and Custom.
CAUSE. VII. Books.
The Conclusion of this Treatise
Book Printed for R. Chiswell.