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Author: Ley, John, 1583-1662.
Title: A discourse of disputations chiefly concerning matters of religion,: with animadversions on two printed books, (mentioned in the contents following next after the epistles:) the latter whereof, at the request of Dr. John Bryan, (for censure and advice) being seriously perused; the author of it, John Onley, is thereupon convinced of error, slander, and of arrogant, uncivill, and unchristian miscarriage, not onely towards him, but all the reformed churches of the world, out of the way of his most affected singularity. By John Ley, rector of the church of Solyhull in Warwicksh. Whereto is added a consolatory letter to Dr. Bryan, &c. upon the death of his worthily well-beloved and much bewailed son Mr. Nathaniel Bryan: which immediately followeth after the discourse of disputations.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A discourse of disputations chiefly concerning matters of religion,: with animadversions on two printed books, (mentioned in the contents following next after the epistles:) the latter whereof, at the request of Dr. John Bryan, (for censure and advice) being seriously perused; the author of it, John Onley, is thereupon convinced of error, slander, and of arrogant, uncivill, and unchristian miscarriage, not onely towards him, but all the reformed churches of the world, out of the way of his most affected singularity. By John Ley, rector of the church of Solyhull in Warwicksh. Whereto is added a consolatory letter to Dr. Bryan, &c. upon the death of his worthily well-beloved and much bewailed son Mr. Nathaniel Bryan: which immediately followeth after the discourse of disputations.
Ley, John, 1583-1662.

London: printed for Nath: Webb and Will: Grantham, at the black Bear in St. Pauls Church-yard, over against the little north door, M DC LVIII. [1658]
Subject terms:
Theology, Doctrinal
Bryan, Nathaniel, -- 1628 or 9-1657.
Bryan, John, -- d. 1676. -- Publick disputation sundry dayes at Killingworth
Onley, John
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A88101.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the VVORSHIPFULL My much Honoured Friend, RIGHARD HOPKINS, Esq; STEWARD of the City of COVENTRY.
ERRATA.
To the VVORSHIPFULL my very worthy Friend, Samuel Ebrall Esq;
For the very Reverend his highly honou∣red Friend, Mr. Iohn Ley, Pastor of Solyhull.
A Table of the Contents of each Chapter.
A DISCOURSE Of DISPƲTATIONS Concerning matters of Religion.
CHAP. I. How some have been and are averse from, or adverse to disputations in Religion: how farre and for what rea∣sons.
CHAP. II. Of a contrary disposition in some too much addicted to dis∣putation; in being too forward to make or accept of of∣fers of dispute, and multiplying of needlesse and pre∣sumptuous questions and resolutions in matters of Reli∣gion.
CHAP. III. That disputations on matters of Religion are warranta∣ble by Scripture and reason, and not onely lawfull, but sometimes also expedient and profitable.
CHAP. IV. An Historicall collection of disputations of severall sorts, principally concerning differences in matter of Religion. In two sections.
section 1
2. Section of examples from Luther to the present age.
CHAP. V. Of the various Issues and Successes of Conferences, Collo∣quies and Disputations about matters of Religion.
CHAP. VI. How Disputations are to be ordered that the Truth may be cleared; and being cleared, both it and they who plead for it may be secured from reprochful mis-reports.
CHAP. VII. Of the Disputation at Kenelmworth, betwixt John Brian Doctor in Divinity, Minister at Coventry, and John Onley Pastor of a Church at Lawford (as he styles him∣self.) How it was occasioned, undertaken, and conti∣nued at divers monthly meetings there.
CAAP. VIII. Of the printing of the Disputation. By whose motion it was made. By whom, and how managed.
CHAP. IX. Of Mr. Onley his Quality and Condition, his Wit and Utterance, his Ignorance and Arrogancy, his reprochful speaking of such as are not of his Sect, and partiality to himselfe and them, his carping at the Magistrates for medling with matters of Religion, and countenan∣cing of Ministers.
CHAP. X. A Conclusive Answer to Doctor Brians desire of Advice (whether it be better to let Mr. O. alone, or to an∣swer him according to his folly) sent him a good while ago by his Son, but now published with enlarge∣ment, for satisfaction of others as well as of the Do∣ctor himself: Reasons many and weighty for the Nega∣gative.
The Catalogue of Books in defence of the lawfulness of Tithes promised before in Chap. 9.