|Author:||Wake, William, 1657-1737.|
|Title:||A second defence of the exposition of the doctrine of the Church of England against the new exceptions of Monsieur de Meaux, Late Bishop of Condom, and his vindicator, the first part, in which the account that has been given of the Bishop of Meaux's Exposition, is fully vindicated ...|
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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A second defence of the exposition of the doctrine of the Church of England against the new exceptions of Monsieur de Meaux, Late Bishop of Condom, and his vindicator, the first part, in which the account that has been given of the Bishop of Meaux's Exposition, is fully vindicated ...
Wake, William, 1657-1737.
London: Printed for Robert Chiswell ..., 1687.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
The second part has imprint date 1688.
Attributed to William Wake. cf. NUC pre-1956.
The pamphlet is in answer to Jacques Bénigne Bossuet's An exposition of the doctrine of the Catholic Church in matters of controversie. His vindicator is Joseph Johnston who wrote A vindication of the Bishop of Condom's exposition of the doctrine of the Catholic Church.
"The table of this first part" (i.e. table of contents): p. -
"The contents" (i.e. summary of contents) for the second part: p. -
Errata: p. 100 of first part, and p.  of second part.
Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne, -- 1627-1704. -- Exposition de la doctrine de l'Eglise catholique sur les matières de controverse.
Johnston, Joseph, -- d. 1723. -- Vindication of the Bishop of Condom's exposition of the doctrine of the Catholic Church.
Church of England -- Doctrines.
table of contents
AN ANSWER TO THE PREFACE.
The Oath that is ordered by the Church of Rome to be administred to a New Convert. (Pontif. Rom. Ord. ad reconc. Apost. Schism. vel Haeret.)
AN ANSWER TO THE REPLY, &c. Being a further Defence of the EXPOSITION of the DOCTRINE of the Church of England.
The ANSWER to the FIRST ARTICLE.
The ANSWER to the SECOND ARTICLE.
ANSWER TO THE THIRD ARTICLE, OF THE INVOCATION of SAINTS.
I. POINT. Whether it be Lawful to pray to the Saints, to PRAY FOR US?
I. That the very Nature of the Act it self of Invocating the Saints, does shew, that it is strictly and properly a Religious Worship.
II. From the Circumstances of it.
II. POINT. What the True Doctrine and Practice of the Church of Rome is, as to the Point of INVOCA∣TION of SAINTS?
SECT. I. Whether all the Prayers that are made to the Saints by those of the Church of Rome, are fairly to be reduced to this One Sense, PRAY FOR US?
SECT. II. After what manner it is that the Church of Rome prays to God through the Merits of Her Saints?
SECT. III. In which the Arguments offer'd by the Vindicator for the Establishing of this Worship are particularly Consider'd, and their Weakness laid open.
I. PERIOD. That the Custom of Praying to Saints had no being in the Church for the First 300 Years.
II. PERIOD. To consider what Grounds this Superstition had in the IVth. Century.
SECT. IV. What our Reasons are against this Service?
I. It is repugnant to Gods Holy Word.
II. It is Contrary to Antiquity.
III. The Unreasonableness of this Service.
IV. That it is Unprofitable, and Impious in the Practice.
ANSWER TO THE FOURTH ARTICLE, OF IMAGES and RELIQUES.
SECT. I. Of the Benefit of Pictures and Images.
SECT. II. To make good the Charge of Image-Worship against you, and Answer those Evasions, by which you endavour to clear your selves of it.
II. The other thing you mention is your Incense.
SECT. III. That the Church of Rome thus Worshipping of Images is truly and properly guilty of Idolatry.
I. Of the true Nature of Idolatry.
II. That your Church in the Worship of Images is truly and properly guilty of it.
First, That they are guilty of Idolatry, who worship Images with the same Honour as the Things which they represent.
Secondly, That even those who deny this Supreme Divine Honour to Images, are yet guilty of Idolatry in what they allow to them.
I. That you do truly and properly worship the Reliques of your Saints.
IIdly, Whether you do not seek to these Sacred Monuments for Help and Assistance?
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