|Author:||Troughton, John, 1637?-1681.|
|Title:||An apology for the non-conformists shewing their reasons, both for their not conforming, and for their preaching publickly, though forbidden by law : with an answer to Dr. Stillingfleet's sermon, and his defence of it, so much as concerneth the non-conformists preaching / by John Troughton ...|
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An apology for the non-conformists shewing their reasons, both for their not conforming, and for their preaching publickly, though forbidden by law : with an answer to Dr. Stillingfleet's sermon, and his defence of it, so much as concerneth the non-conformists preaching / by John Troughton ...
Troughton, John, 1637?-1681.
London: Printed for Thomas Parkhurst ..., 1681.
Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York.
Stillingfleet, Edward, -- 1635-1699. -- Mischief of separation.
Dissenters, Religious -- England.
THE EPISTLE TO THE READER.
CHAP. I. Of the Nature and end of a Church, with the se∣veral sorts of Churches.
CHAP. II. Of Church Communion, and the Nature of Se∣paration.
CHAP. III. The general Reasons of the Non-conformists for their Dissent from the Church of England, ever since the Reformation.
CHAP. IV. The Non-conformists instified in their Principles by Scripture, Antiquity, and the Example of all Re∣formed Churches.
CHAP. V. The Reasons of the present Non-conformists, in Par∣ticular for their dissent.
CHAP. VI. The Judgment and Practise of the present Non-confor∣mists concerning Communion with, and Separation from the Church of England.
CHAP. VII. An Answer to some passages in the Drs Sermon, tending to prove the Non-conformists Preaching to be Schisme by their own Principles.
CAP. I. The Non-Conformists no Friends to General Tolerati∣on; An Answer to the first Argument from the Ho∣nour and Authority of our first Reformers.
CHAP. II. The Second Argument from the Principles and Practise of the Old Non-Conformists considered; Their Principles and Practise the same with ours, so farr as their circumstances did bear. The Difference of Circumstances betwixt them and us.
CHAP. III. An Answer to the 3d. Argument from the Nature and Sinfulness of Separation.
CHAP. IV. The grounds of the Non-Conformists present practises.