|Author:||Rous, Francis, 1579-1659.|
|Title:||The ancient bounds, or Liberty of conscience tenderly stated, modestly asserted, and mildly vindicated.:|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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The ancient bounds, or Liberty of conscience tenderly stated, modestly asserted, and mildly vindicated.:
Rous, Francis, 1579-1659.
London: Printed by M.S. for Henry Overton, and are to be sold at his shop in Popes-head Alley, 1645.
Freedom of religion
TO THE READER.
The Series, and Titles of the Chapters.
A light to the Work.
THE ANCIENT BOUNDS, OR LIBERTY OF CONSCIENCE.
CHAP. I. The State of the Question.
CHAP. II. Being an appendix to the state of the Question. Of the Relation that the Christian Magistrates office beares to the Church, and matters of Religion.
CHAP. III. The Question thus stated, we proceed to prove the Conclusion.
CHAP. IV. Containing Arguments, directly concluding against the Magistrates Coercive act in Cases of difference.
CHAP. V. Containing Reasons against the whole Complexum, viz. Cognizance and Compulsion together, in the sense before mentioned.
CHAP. VI. Containing Arguments against all externall force in matters of Religion, or Compulsion in generall.
CHAP. VII. Illustrating the Argument, with Examples and Testi∣monies out of divine and humane Writ.
CHAP. VIII. Containing Examples out of the New Testament.
CHAP. IX. Of Examples and Testimonies recorded and com∣mended to us by humane Writings.
CHAP. X. Wherein Objections are answered.