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Author: Taylor, Nathanael, d. 1702.
Title: A practical and short exposition of the catechism of the Church of England by way of question and answer. Wherein the divine authority and reasonableness of every question and answer, every doctrin and practice in it recommended, are evidenced and improved against most contemners of it and dissenters from it. With that moderation and plainness that it may engage all to adhere to, and especially may instruct children in the true Protestant religion of the Church of England. Humbly offered for the good of schools and youth. By Nathanael Taylor, M.A.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A practical and short exposition of the catechism of the Church of England by way of question and answer. Wherein the divine authority and reasonableness of every question and answer, every doctrin and practice in it recommended, are evidenced and improved against most contemners of it and dissenters from it. With that moderation and plainness that it may engage all to adhere to, and especially may instruct children in the true Protestant religion of the Church of England. Humbly offered for the good of schools and youth. By Nathanael Taylor, M.A.
Taylor, Nathanael, d. 1702.

London: printed by Fr. Clark for Richard Butler next door to the Lamb and Three Bowls in Barbican, 1683.
Alternate titles: Caption title on p. 1 and running title:Exposition of the Church-catechism
Notes:
Portions of text printed in black letter.
With a final leaf containing advertisement (recto) and errata (verso).
Tightly bound.
Reproduction of the original in the John Rylands University of Manchester Library.
Subject terms:
Church of England -- Catechisms -- Early works to 1800.
Catechisms, English -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A64231.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the Right Reverend Father in God, Thomas, Lord Bishop of Lincoln, All Blessings Tem∣poral, Spiritual, Eternal.
TO THE CHRISTIAN READER
SECT. I.
SECT. II.
SECT. IV.
(1.) There is a God by the Testimony of the Heathen.
(2.) As they Witness the Being of a Deity, so they ascribe to him Mans Creation.
(3.) The Heathen not ignorant of the Souls Spirituality and Immortality.
(4.) The Heathens had clear thoughts of the checks of Conscience.
(5.) The Heathens have granted to be but one Supreme Being or God, as appears thus:
(6.) The power and Soveraignty of this God was not unknown to the Hea∣thens.
(7.) The Creation of all things is also ascrib'd to this God by the Heathens.
(8.) Which Almighty God they made to dispose of all things by his Providence.
(9.) The Heathens had some apprehensions of Gods Son becoming Man.
(10.) The Heathen speak of Christ and of his Crucifixion.
(11.) The Heathens had thoughts of a fu∣ture state, witness what is said of the Souls Immortality, and what they fanci∣ed about Hell, and their Elysian Fields, their Judges of Hell, &c. to which add,
(12. That the Heathens granted an Holy Spirit, appears thus:
(13.) How the Heathens were affected at the Death of Friends, appears thus.
(14.) What the Heathens thought of the Law of Nature, will be manifested by taking notice of all the Ten Command∣ments briefly.
That the Heathens who were Sober derided Idolatry, appears thus.
(16.) They have also a smart Reproof of Transubstantiation.
ADVERTISEMENT.
ERRATA. The Author's distance from the Press hath occasioned some Mistakes, which the kind Reader is desired to Correct.