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Author: Spittlehouse, John.
Title: Rome ruin'd by VVhite Hall, or, The papall crown demolisht:: containing a confutation of the three degrees of popery, viz. papacy, prelacy, and presbitery; answerable to the triple crowne of the three-headed Cerberus the Pope, with his three fold hierarchies aforesaid. With a dispelling of all other dispersed clouds of errour, which doth interpose the clear sun-shine of the Gospel in our horrizon. Wherein the chiefe arguments each of them have, for the vindication of their erronious tenents are incerted, and refuted; with a description of such whem [sic] the true Church of Christ doth consist of: as also how, and by whom, they may be gathered, and governed, according to the will, and appointment of Jesus Christ, and his apostles, in the primative purity thereof. / By Iohn Spittlehouse, assistant to the Marshall Generall of the Army, under the command of his Excellency, the Lord Generall Fairfax. Imprimated by Theod. Jennings, and entred in the Stationers Hall.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Rome ruin'd by VVhite Hall, or, The papall crown demolisht:: containing a confutation of the three degrees of popery, viz. papacy, prelacy, and presbitery; answerable to the triple crowne of the three-headed Cerberus the Pope, with his three fold hierarchies aforesaid. With a dispelling of all other dispersed clouds of errour, which doth interpose the clear sun-shine of the Gospel in our horrizon. Wherein the chiefe arguments each of them have, for the vindication of their erronious tenents are incerted, and refuted; with a description of such whem [sic] the true Church of Christ doth consist of: as also how, and by whom, they may be gathered, and governed, according to the will, and appointment of Jesus Christ, and his apostles, in the primative purity thereof. / By Iohn Spittlehouse, assistant to the Marshall Generall of the Army, under the command of his Excellency, the Lord Generall Fairfax. Imprimated by Theod. Jennings, and entred in the Stationers Hall.
Spittlehouse, John.

Printed at London: by Thomas Paine, and are to be sold at his house in Goold [sic] Smiths Alley in Redcrosse Street, 1650. [i.e. 1649]
Subject terms:
Presbyterianism
Great Britain -- Church history
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature
Church of England -- Government -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A93702.0001.001

Contents
The Printer to the Spectator.
frontispiece
title page
to the Christian reader
Here likewise followeth three generall Princi∣ples, drawne out of the Treatice for the inducement of every one to read and practise.
To the Supreame power of the Nation, The Commons assembled in Parliament, with the Counsell of State &c.
To his Excellency the Lord Generall Fairfax, the Lord Lievtenant of Ireland, with the Colonels, and all the other Officers, and Souldiers, under their Command.
To the Presbiterian Layety.
To the courteous Reader.
A generall Preface to the Booke.
To the Assembly of Priests and Lay-Elders, who were lately met together (as a Provinciall Synod.) London, Novemb. 2 1649. Being a lightning before the finall ruine of their present Hierarchy.
treatise
Rome ruin'd by White-hall. Or, The Papall Crown demollisht.
CHAP. 1. The first Chapter treateth of the opinions of Atheists, and the confutation thereof.
SECT. 2. Of the Appellations of God, whereby he is made knowne unto the world.
CHAP. II. Treateth of the opinion of the Anti-trenitarians, and the confuta∣tion thereof.
SECT. 2. That the Holy Ghost is God.
SECT. 3. Of the Ʋnity of the Trinity.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5. Of the communion of the Graces in the union of the two natures.
SECT. 6. Of infinite Graces.
SECT. 7. Hereticks condemned touching Christs Divine Nature.
SECT. 8. Touching Christs human nature.
SECT. 9. Of Personall and Naturall infirmities.
SECT. 10. The Luthreans confuted.
SECT. 11. Severall sorts of people, proving a Trinity of Persons in the God-head.
CHAP. III. Antiscriptarists objections cited, and answered.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
A Confutation of all such Popish Tenents as are maintained by the Demetrious like Pope, and his fellow crafts-men the Cardinals, Jesuits, Abbots, Monkes, Fryers, and the rest of that Hierarchy, in vindication of their Goddess-like Diana of Popery, whom all Rome and the World worshipeth.
CHAP. IIII. Treateth of Idol-worship, with the confutation thereof.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
CHAP. V. Treateth of their invocation of Angels and Saints departed, with a confutation thereof.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
CHAP. VI. Treateth of their Idolizing of the Pope, &c. with a confuta∣tion thereof.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 11.
CHAP. VII. The seventh Chapter treateth of Transubstantiation, with a con∣futation thereof.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7. Of the change of the bread in the Sacrament.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9. How the Body of Christ in the Sacrament is eaten.
SECT. 10. By whom the Sacrament is truly eaten.
SECT. 11. Whether the corporall presence of Christ can be in more places then one, at one time.
SECT. 12. Of Christs preaching to the Spirits in prison.
SECT. 13.
SECT. 14. Against the reservation of Reliques in the Sacrament.
SECT. 15. Against the posture of kneeling to the Sacrament.
CHAP. VIII. The eighth Chapter treateth of their Limbus Patrum, or their Purgatory.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2. Of Abrahams and Ishmaels people.
SECT. 3. The Papists leave many things uncertain, and undiscussed touch∣ing Purgatory.
SECT. 4. Other circumstances not agreed on, &c.
SECT. 5. From whence all the glory of Popery sprung, and is continued.
CHAP. IX. Treateth of theîr superstitious meriting by good works, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2. No preparation in a mans nature to his calling.
SECT. 3. Against election by works fore-seene.
CHAP. X. Treateth of their tenent of justification by faith and workes.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2. Faith a speciall application of the promises of God.
SECT. 3. How Phineas zealous act was imputed to him for righteousnesse.
SECT. 4. Foure sorts of faith.
SECT. 5. These faiths not one and the same in substance.
SECT. 6. The Law and the Gospel differ in nature and substance.
SECT. 7. How the Popish writers would reconcile Paul and James.
SECT. 8. Beleevers may be assured of faith and salvation.
SECT. 9. The assurance of Justification, best known to him that hath it.
SECT. 10. How a man is said to sinne, and yet sinneth not.
CHAP. XI. The eleaventh Chapter treateth of their tenent of Free-will.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3. In what condition Adam was first stated.
SECT. 3. What small cause we have to boast of Free-will from Adam.
SECT. 4. Why a Law was given to Adam.
CHAP. XII. Treateth of originall sinne.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2. The people of God confessed themselves guilty of it.
SECT. 3. Originall sinne described.
SECT. 4. Of Concupisence.
SECT. 5. How Sinne is to be measured.
SECT. 6. The Virgine Mary borne in originall sinne.
CHAP. XIII. Treateth of the Popish distinction of Mortall and veniall Sins.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2. No worthinesse to be attributed to our selves from any gift of Nature.
SECT. 3. Concupisence of two sorts, good and bad.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5. Why originall corruption is not to be permitted.
SECT. 6. Five things to be considered in every sinfull act.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8. The Pelagians two-fold question answered.
SECT. 9. Two sorts of necessity.
CHAP. XIIII. Treateth of the power of a regenerate man in point of sinning.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2. The power of Regeneration.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
CHAP. XV. Treateth of the Popes dispensing with the Morall Law.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3. A difference betwixt the precepts of the first and second Table.
SECT. 4.
CHAP. XVI. Trateth of their opinions touching he Sabbath day, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3. Against satisfaction for sins by a temporall punishment.
SECT. 4. Why God punished the Creatures which had not offended.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
CHAP. XVII. Treateth of Popish Chrismes, or Oyntments, and other Popish trinkets, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2. Of Popish Altars.
SECT. 3. Of their use of Candles.
SECT. 4. Of their Monkes and Hermites.
SECT. 5. Of their Pennance, and auricular Confession.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7. Of speaking in an unknowne Tongue, in the exercise of Divine Worship.
CHAP. XVIII. Treateth of their Equivocation, and mentall reservations, as also of a sort of Lyes, which they terme Mendatia jocosi, Lyes in merrement.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3. Christians ought both to beleeve with the heart, and confesse with the mouth.
SECT. 4. Of their Mendatia jocosi, or lyes in merrement.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7. We ought not to conceale the truth.
CHAP. XIX. Treateth of simple Fornication, and marriage of their Priests, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2. Human Lawes ought to forbid Fornication.
SECT. 3. Of their injoyning of single life to their Priests.
SECT. 4. Of Swearing by Saints and other Creatures.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 6. The close of the first Booke.
The Second part of Romes ruine by White-Hall, &c.
CHAP. I. The first Chapter treateth of Ʋniversall redemption.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
CHAP. III. Treateth of hardning the heart.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9.
SECT. 10.
SECT. 11.
SECT. 12.
SECT. 13.
SECT. 14.
SECT. 15.
CHAP. IIII. Treateth of the use of the Morall Law.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
CHAP. V. Treateth of Gods seeing sin in the Elect.
SECT. 1.
CHAP. VI. The sixth Chapter treateth of such tenents as are most scandalously imputed to such as are now under the notion of Anabaptists in this Nation, but if there be any such opinionist now extant, he is answered as followeth.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9.
SECT. 10.
CHAP. VII. Treateth of the opinions of them under the notion of seekers.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
CHAP. VIII. The eighth Chapter, treateth of Prelaci.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
CHAP. IX. The ninth Chapter treateth of Prayer.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9.
SECT. 10.
SECT. 11.
CHAP. X. The tenth Chapter, treateth of Priestly Garments, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 9.
SECT. 10.
SECT. 11.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 13.
SECT. 14.
SECT. 15.
SECT. 16.
SECT. 17.
The third part of Romes ruine by White-Hall, &c.
CHAP. I. Treateth of the Covenant, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
CHAP. II. The second Chapter, treateth of Separation, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9.
CHAP. III. Treateth of the Civill Magistrate in matters of Religion.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
CHAP. IIII. Treateth of Cavalier Priests, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
CHAP. VI. Treateth of the Presbiterian Clergy, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
CHAP. VII. The seventh Chapter treateth of Tithes, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
The fourth part of Roms ruine by Wite-Hall, &c.
CHAP. I. Treateth of fit Pastors, or Gatherers, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9.
SECT. 10.
SECT. 10.
CHAP. VI. Treateth of rebaptizing, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9.
SECT. 10.
CHAP. IIII. Treateth of Johns, and of Christs Baptisme, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9.
CHAP. V. Treateth of the Government of the Church.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
CHAP. VI. Treateth of the judgeing of Scripture, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
CHAP. VII. Treateth of Cumpulsive power, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
SECT. 9.
SECT. 10.
SECT. 11.
SECT. 12.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Churches power to chuse their Officers.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
CHAP. IX. Treateth how matters of controversie may be decided in the Church.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
CHAP. X. Treateth of Nobility, and Learning, &c.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
SECT. 6.
SECT. 7.
SECT. 8.
CHAP. XI. Treateth of the period of Magistracy.
SECT. 1.
SECT. 2.
SECT. 3.
SECT. 4.
SECT. 5.
The Epilogue.
The Authors Petition, to the Supreame Power of the Nation, (by Divine Providence) now residing in the Commons of England, assem∣bled (by their Representatives) in the Grand Court of PARLIAMENT.
part
A Postscript, to the Brethren of the Inde∣pendants, Antinomians, Seekers, and all that reject and despile Ordinances.
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