|Author:||Souverain, Matthieu, d. ca. 1699.|
|Title:||Platonism unveil'd, or, An essay concerning the notions and opinions of Plato and some antient and modern divines his followers, in relation to the Logos, or word in particular, and the doctrine of the trinity in general : in two parts.|
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Platonism unveil'd, or, An essay concerning the notions and opinions of Plato and some antient and modern divines his followers, in relation to the Logos, or word in particular, and the doctrine of the trinity in general : in two parts.
Souverain, Matthieu, d. ca. 1699.
[London?: s.n.], 1700.
|Alternate titles:||Platonisme déviolé. English|
Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York.
Attributed to Matthieu Souverain. cf. NUC pre-1956.
Errata: p. 
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Platonism Unveil'd, &c.
The FIRST PART.
CHAP. I. The true Idea of the Logos.
CHAP. II. The Antients believed that the Word was Corporeal.
CHAP. III. What the Spirit of God is, where the Word is again consider'd. The Cause of that Error.
CHAP. IV. God reveals himself only by corporeal Representations, suted to the Narrowness of our Ʋnderstanding.
CHAP. V. How the Philosophers, and particularly Plato, attain'd the Know∣ledg of the three Principles. A right understanding of the three Principles.
CHAP. VI. A Digression concerning Socrates's Genius.
CHAP. VII. A Continuation of the Doctrine of the Three Principles.
CHAP. VIII. That the Pleroma of the Valentinians was an Allegorical Theo∣logy: With a Digression concerning the Fanaticism of both the Antient and Modern Gnosticks.
CHAP. IX. Plato's System explain'd.
CHAP. X. Philo Examin'd.
CHAP. XI. That all those commonly call'd Hereticks did believe a pre-existent Word, and in what sense.
CHAP. XII. Plato speaks but aenigmatically. His Word is not that of St. John. Several Systems of the Platonists explain'd.
CHAP. XIII. The Christians have contriv'd a twofold Word, grounded upon the two Words of Plato. They meant only by Generation the Prolation of the second Word, which happened a little before the Creation of the World.
CHAP. XIV. The immediate Generation of the Word.
CHAP XV. The Sentiment of the Moralists among the Jews, concerning the Wisdom or the Word. St. John hath imitated them.
CHAP. XVI. Where it is demonstrated that the Chaldee Paraphrasts meant by the Word nothing else but an Angel.
CHAP. XVII. Concerning the Method of the Sacred Writers, and some of their Disciples, viz. Hermas, Barnabas, &c. in the Interpreta∣tion of the Scriptures.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the Method of the refin'd Platonists, and of Allegory in General.
CHAP. XIX. A Digression concerning the pretended unalterable Faith of the Church.
CHAP. XX. Of the Divine Polity or Oeconomy taught by the Fathers.
CHAP. XXI. An Account of what the Fathers called Theology.
CHAP. XXII. Of the True Oeconomy.
THE SECOND PART OF Platonism Unveil'd.
CHAP. I. The Primitive Fathers deify'd Jesus Christ, or give him the Title of a God.
CHAP. II. The first Fathers did not theologize Jesus Christ (i. e. ascribe Divinity to him) in the Sense and Terms of the Platonic Fa∣thers, who lived in after Ages, but merely on the account of his miraculous Birth and Exaltation.
CHAP. III. A Continuation of the Proofs, that the first Fathers did not deify Christ upon any other account, but that of his miraculous Birth and Exaltation.
CHAP IV. General Remarks upon the forecited Authorities of the Fathers.
CHAP. V. Further Reflections upon the forementioned Passage in Bp Pearson's Vindication of Ignatius, Part 2 c. 1.
CHAP. VI. The Theology concerning the Word (or Logos) is nothing else but a Philosophick Speculation, partly grounded upon the Divine Power that entred and dwelt in the Messiah at the moment of his Conception.
CHAP. VII. The same Proof continued, together with an Examination of the Sense of Antient Creeds thereupon.
CHAP. VIII. Reflections upon the Apostles Creed, with respect to the foregoing Doctrine.
CHAP. IX. The Theology of the Primitive Church went no farther, than the miracu∣lous Conception of the Messias, &c.
CHAP. X. The Word, and the Holy Spirit (or Holy Ghost) according to the sense of the Antients, were but one and the same thing.
CHAP. XI. A Continuation of the same Proofs, that the Antients understood by the Word and the Holy Ghost, one and the same thing.
CHAP. XII. An Account of the Foundation of the Allegorical Theology of the Fathers, concerning the Word and the Holy Spirit.
CHAP. XIII. An Account of the first Christians, call'd Nazarens.