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Author: Smith, Richard, 1566-1655.
Title: Of the al-svfficient external proposer of matters of faith. Devided into tvvo bookes: In the first. Is proved, that the true church of God, is the al-sufficient external proposer of matters of faith. In the second. Is shewed the manifold uncertanities of Protestants concerning the scripture: and how scripture is, or is not, an entire rule of faith. By C. R. doctor of diuinitie.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Of the al-svfficient external proposer of matters of faith. Devided into tvvo bookes: In the first. Is proved, that the true church of God, is the al-sufficient external proposer of matters of faith. In the second. Is shewed the manifold uncertanities of Protestants concerning the scripture: and how scripture is, or is not, an entire rule of faith. By C. R. doctor of diuinitie.
Smith, Richard, 1566-1655.

At Paris: [s.n.], M. DC. LIII. [1653]
Subject terms:
Protestantism
Catholic Church -- Apologetic works
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A93387.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE PREFACE to the Reader.
table of contents
OF THE AL-SVFFICIENT EXTERNAL PROPOSER OF POINTS OF FAITH. FIRST BOOK.
THE STATE OF THE question concerning the Infa∣libilitie of the Church, explicated. FIRST CHAPTER.
SECOND CHAPTER. In vvhich are laid dovvn rational grounds of that, vvhich vve shal say of the Infallibilitie of the Church in matters of faith.
THIRD CHAPTER. VVhat conditions are necessarie to the Al-sufficient external Pro∣poser of pointes of faith appointed by God?
FOVRTH CHAPTER. That God can giue to men a diui∣ne veracitie or Infallibilitie in proposing matters of faith.
FIFT CHAPTER. That the true Church of God is a sufficient and infallible Proposer of al vvhich she proposeth as points of faith, proued by vvhat she is saied to be in Scripture.
SIXT CHAPTER. That the true Church of God is in∣fallible in al points of faith, proued by Gods promises to her.
SEAVENT CHAPTER. That the true Church of God is a sufficient and infallible Proposer f al points of faith, proued by the holie Fathers.
EIGHT CHAPTER. That the true Church of God is in∣fallible in al points of faith, pro∣ued by Reason.
NINTH CHAPTER. Some of the Protestants arguments against the Infallibilitie of the true Church of God, in mat∣ters of faith, ansvvered?
TENTH CHAPTER. That Protestants doe manie vvaies confess, that the true Church of God, is Infallible in proposing matters of Faith.
ELEVENTH CHAPTER. That the true Church of God is (in ordinarie course) a necessarie Pro∣poser of al points of faith, proued by holie scripture.
TWELFT CHAPTER. That the true Church of God, is a necessarie proposer of al points of faith, proued by holie Fathers.
THIRTEENTH CHAPTER. That the true Church of God, is a necessarie proposer of al points of faith, proued by reason grounded in Scripture.
FOVERTEENTH CHAPTER That the true Church of God is a necessarie proposer of points of faith, proued by plain confession of Protestants.
FIFTEENTH CHAPTER. That Protestants doe diuers vvaies confess, that the authoritie of the Church in matters f faith, is diuine or diuinely infallible.
SIXTEENTH CHAPTER. That Protestants doe diuers vvaies grant, that the Authoritie or Testimonie of the Church is a formal cause of diuine faith.
SEAVENTENTH CHAPTER. Hovv a vicious circle is auoided, in prouing the Scripture by the Church, and the Church, by the Scripture.
EIGHTENTH CHAPTER. Hovv vve are to ansvver that que∣stion VVherfore or hovv vve beleue or knovv the Church to be Infallible.
NINETENTH CHAPTER That the true Church of God doth clearly and vniuersally propose al points of faith.
TWENTITH CHAPTER. VVhich is a sufficient proposal of the Church, for points of faith.
THE SECOND BOOK. OF THE EXTERNAL PROPOSER OF POINTS OF FAITH.
THE PREFACE.
FIRST CHAPTER. VVhether S. Iames Epistle be Ca∣nonical Scripture and Gods vvord, or no?
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Protestants sometimes denie.
SECOND CHAPTER. VVhether al things that are in Scripture, be plain and easie to be vnderstood, or no?
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Sometimes denie it.
THIRD CHAPTER. VVhether al points necessarie to be belued, be actually or expresly in scripture or no.
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Sometimes denie it.
FOVRTH CHAPTER. VVhether al necessarie points of faith be euidently or clearly con∣teined in Scripture.
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Sometimes denie it.
FIFT CHAPTER. VVhether Scripture be the sole and entire Rule of al Christian beleif, or no?
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Protestants sometimes denie it.
SIXT CHAPTER. VVhether Scripture of it self doe sufficiently shevv or proue it self to be the vvord of God?
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Protestants sometimes denie it.
SEAVENTH CHAPTER. VVhether Scripture be the true Iudge of Controuersies of faith?
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Sometimes denie it.
EIGHTH CHAPTER. VVhether Scripture be to beleued to be Gods vvord, vvith diuine and infallible assurance.
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Sometimes they denie.
NINTH CHAPTER. VVhether translated Scripture be authentical?
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Sometimes denie it.
TENTH CHAPTER. VVhether the Scripture be to be beleued to be the vvord of God, onely for the testimonie of the Church.
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Protestants sometimes denie it.
ELEVENTH CHAPTER. VVhether Scripture be the for∣mal cause of Protestants bele∣uing vvhatsoeuer they belleue as of faith?
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Sometimes denie it.
TWELFH CHAPTER. VVhether Protestants had the Scriptures from Catholiks or no?
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Sometimes denie it.
THIRTEENTH CHAPTER. VVhether Catholiks make great account of Scripture, and proue their doctrin out of it, or no?
FIRST SECTION. Protestants sometimes affirme.
SECOND SECTION. Sometimes denie it.
FOVRTEENTH CHAPTER. That Scripture, taken by it self alone, vvithout attestation of the Church, that it is the let∣ter or vvord of God, cannot sufficiently propose to men anie thing to be beleued vvith diui∣ne and infallible faith.
FIFTEENTH CHAPTER. That Scripture (though beleued to be Gods vvord) doth not suffi∣ciently propose to men al points of faith.
SIXTEENTH CHAPTER. That Scripture doth not sufficient∣ly propose points of faith to al men capable of external pro∣posal.
SEAVENTENTH CHAPTER. That the Scripture hath not pro∣posed points of faith in al ti∣mes, vvhen faith vvas had.
EIGHTEENTH CHAPTER. That Scripture hath not proposed points of faith in al places, vvhe∣re faith vvas had.
NINTEENTH CHAPTER. That Scripture doth not clearly enough propose al points of faith.
TWENTITH CHAPTER. That the Scriptures proposal, is not necessarie, in ordinarie cour∣se, to haue diuine faith.
ONE AND TWENTITH CHAPTER. That the Scripture conteineth the summ of Christian faith, and al things, that are necessarie to be beleued, of al kinds of men, explicitly.
TWO AND TWENTITH CHAPTER. That the Scripture teacheth plain∣ly enough, the summ of Chri∣stian faith, and al things ab∣solutly necessarie to be beleued explicitly.
THREE AND TWENTITH CHAPTER. That the Scripture is necessarie to the better being of Christian faith.
FOVRE AND TWENTITH CHAPTER. Protestants arguments out of Scrip∣ture, that it conteineth al points of faith ansvvered.
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