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Author: Noyes, James, 1608-1656.
Title: The temple measured: or, A brief survey of the temple mystical, which is the instituted church of Christ.: Wherein are solidly and modestly discussed, most of the material questions touching the constitution and government of the visible church militant here on earth. Together with the solution of all sorts of objections which are usually framed against the model and platform of ecclesiastical polity, which is here asserted and maintained. In particular here are debated, the points of so much controversie, touching the unity of the church, the members of the church, the form of the church, and church covenant, the power of the church, the officers of the church, and their power in church-government, the power of magistrates about the church, and some church acts, as admission of members, and other things set down in the table before the book. / By James Noyes teacher of the church at Newbery in New England.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The temple measured: or, A brief survey of the temple mystical, which is the instituted church of Christ.: Wherein are solidly and modestly discussed, most of the material questions touching the constitution and government of the visible church militant here on earth. Together with the solution of all sorts of objections which are usually framed against the model and platform of ecclesiastical polity, which is here asserted and maintained. In particular here are debated, the points of so much controversie, touching the unity of the church, the members of the church, the form of the church, and church covenant, the power of the church, the officers of the church, and their power in church-government, the power of magistrates about the church, and some church acts, as admission of members, and other things set down in the table before the book. / By James Noyes teacher of the church at Newbery in New England.
Noyes, James, 1608-1656.

London: Printed for Edmund Paxton, and are to be sold at his shop in Pauls chain, over against the Castle Tavern neer to the Doctors Commons, 1647. [i.e. 1646]
Subject terms:
Church polity
Church -- Unity
Great Britain -- Church history
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A89779.0001.001

Contents
title page
to the reader
THE TABLE.
The Temple measured: OR, A brief Survey of the Temple mystical.
Concerning the Ʋnity of the Church.
Concerning the matter of the Church, and also of the quantity of the Church.
Concerning the Form of the Church.
Concerning the Power of the Church.
Concerning the Officers of the Church.
Concerning the Power of the Presbyterie.
Concerning the Power of Synods and Councels, or Churches Assembled.
Concerning the Power of Magistrates with reference to the Churches of Christ.
Concerning the extent of Magistratical or Princely Power in making of Laws, or Power of Iurisdiction in the CHURCH.
Concerning some Church Acts, and first of admission of Members.
Concerning Imposition of hands.
Concerning Excommunication.
Concerning the retention of unnatural mediums or means of Worship invented by Antichrist: or medi∣ums neither natural according to the first Commandment, nor Instituted according to the second Commandment.
Concerning the Morality of the Sabbath.
Concerning the beginning and ending of the Sabbath.
Concerning the manner of observing the Sabbath.