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Author: Richardson, Samuel, fl. 1643-1658.
Title: The necessity of toleration in matters of religion, or, Certain questions propounded to the Synod, tending to prove that corporall punishments ought not to be inflicted upon such as hold errors in religion, and that in matters of religion, men ought not to be compelled, but have liberty and freedome.: Here is also the copy of the edict of the Emperours Constantinus and Licinius, and containing the reasons that inforced them to grant unto all men liberty to choose, and follow what religion they thought best. Also here is the faith of the Assembly of Divines, as it was taken out of the exactest copy of their practise, with the non-conformists answer why they cannot receive and submit to the said faith. / By Samuel Richardson.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The necessity of toleration in matters of religion, or, Certain questions propounded to the Synod, tending to prove that corporall punishments ought not to be inflicted upon such as hold errors in religion, and that in matters of religion, men ought not to be compelled, but have liberty and freedome.: Here is also the copy of the edict of the Emperours Constantinus and Licinius, and containing the reasons that inforced them to grant unto all men liberty to choose, and follow what religion they thought best. Also here is the faith of the Assembly of Divines, as it was taken out of the exactest copy of their practise, with the non-conformists answer why they cannot receive and submit to the said faith. / By Samuel Richardson.
Richardson, Samuel, fl. 1643-1658., Constantine Emperor of Rome, d. 337., Westminster Assembly

London: [s.n.], printed in the yeare of jubilee 1647.
Subject terms:
Freedom of religion
Dissenters, Religious -- England
Religious tolerance -- Christianity
Westminster Assembly (1643-1652)
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A91794.0001.001

Contents
title page
A Copy of the IMPERIAL CONSTITUTION OF Constantinus and Licinius, Containing the Reasons that moved them to grant unto all their Subjects free Li∣berty in matters of Religion, which is worthy the view, and consideration of all men, especially those in Authority.
That Religion ought to be free;
Questions propounded to the Synod, and all honest hearted, and conscientious people, whether Corporal punishments ought to be inflicted upon such as hold Errors in Religion.