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Author: Saywell, William, 1643-1701.
Title: Evangelical and Catholick unity, maintained in the Church of England: or an apology for her government, liturgy, subscriptions, &c.: With answers to the objections of Mr. B. Dr. O. and others, against conformity. Also a vindication of the Lord Bishop of Ely, shewing his way of true and Christian concord. And a post-script in answer to Mr. B's late objections against my self, concerning general councils, &c. By William Saywell, D.D. and master of Jesus Colledge in Cambridge.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Evangelical and Catholick unity, maintained in the Church of England: or an apology for her government, liturgy, subscriptions, &c.: With answers to the objections of Mr. B. Dr. O. and others, against conformity. Also a vindication of the Lord Bishop of Ely, shewing his way of true and Christian concord. And a post-script in answer to Mr. B's late objections against my self, concerning general councils, &c. By William Saywell, D.D. and master of Jesus Colledge in Cambridge.
Saywell, William, 1643-1701.

London: printed by T.H. for Robert Scott at the Princes Arms in Little-Britain, MDCLXXXII. [1682]
Subject terms:
Church of England -- Apologetic works
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A94233.0001.001

Contents
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Synod. Lond. Archi-Epis. & Episc. Anno 1571. Cap. Con∣cionatores.
Synod. Lond. Anno 1603. Can. 30.
TO THE READER.
THE PREFACE.
THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND DEFENDED.
CHAP. I. The Occasion of this Apology.
CHAP. II. The Author's design in his former Writ∣ings.
CHAP. III. Of the Matters in difference between the Church of England, and the Presbyterians and Independants.
CHAP. IV. Of Church-Government.
Objections against Diocesan Churches con∣sidered.
Of want of Discipline.
CHAP. V. Of Diocesan and Provincial Churches, and the Peoples Power in choosing their Ministers.
CHAP. VI. Of the Liturgy and matter of the publick Prayers, &c.
CHAP. VII. Of the Circumstances of Worship.
CHAP. VIII. Of the one Ceremony of the Church of England.
CHAP. IX. Of the Oaths, Subscriptions and Declara∣tions, &c. required by the Church of England of Clergy-men.
Of the new Impositions of Subscriptions and Declarations.
CHAP. X. Of Re-ordination.
CHAP. XI. Of the Declaration of Assent and Con∣sent.
CHAP. XII. Of the Subscription and Declaration against the Covenant, &c. and Ox∣ford Oath.
CHAP. XIII. The fatal Consequences of Passing the Bill, drawn up by Dissenters in their peaceable design into an Act, or any other of the like nature.
Of Assent and Consent.
The next thing is, the Renouncing the Covenant.
Of the Declaration.
CHAP. XIV. Dissenters Proposals to have Heresie, Schism, Popery and Atheism tolerated in the Nation.
CHAP. XV. Dissenters wild Notions of Schisms.
CHAP. XVI. Of Pluralities.
CHAP. XVII. The Charity shewn by the Church of En∣gland towards Dissenters.
CHAP. XVIII. Mr. B's Objections against Conformity, considered and answered.
CHAP. XIX. Of the Ecclesiastical Courts.
CHAP. XX. Of Lay-Chancellors.
CHAP. XXI. The State of the Controversie between Mr. B. and me enquired into.
CHAP. XXII. The true point in difference between Mr. B. and my self considered.
CHAP. XXIII. What is to be done to prevent the Effu∣sion of Blood, and settle Peace and Holiness in the Nation.
CHAP. XXIV. Of the Office of the Civil Magistrate concerning Matters of Religion, and the Execution of Penal Laws, not Capital, upon Frequenters of Conven∣ticles, and those that neglect the pu∣blick Worship of God.
CHAP. XXV. The Judgment of the most eminent In∣struments of the first Reformati∣on concerning the present Controver∣sies.
Of the Ceremonies or Circumstances of Worship.
Of the Sign of the Cross.
Of the Surplice.
CHAP. XXVI. Luther's Agreement with our Church, and the Churches that are called after him.
Of Episcopal Government.
And then in the Confession it self.
Of the publick set Form of Prayers and Ceremonies.
Of Excommunication.
CHAP. XXVII. Melancthon's Judgment.
Of the Authority of Bishops, and Observation of the ancient Canons.
Of Hypocrites being in the visible Church, and receiving the Sacrament from wicked Ministers.
Of Rites and Ceremonies, and the Churches power to institute them.
Of the Liturgy, Holidayes, Surplice, &c.
CHAP. XXVIII. Calvin's Judgment.
Of Government.
Of Common-Prayer or set Forms, and stated Ceremonies.
Of Significative and Symbolical Ceremonies.
Of the Churches power in ordaining Rites and Ceremonies, and obedience to Bishops.
Of Schism, in separating from a true Church.
Of choosing Ministers.
Of appointing and ordaining Bishops.
Of the choosing and Ordination of Priests.
CHAP. XXIX. The Spiritual and Temporal Interest of the Nobility and Gentry, and all the Trading and wealthy part of the Na∣tion.
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THE Bishop of ELY's Constancy TO THE Church of ENGLAND, AND Diligence in performing his Office.
The Lord Bishop of Ely's Discourse with Baxter.
The Lord Bishop of Ely's way of Concord, and Endeavour after it.
The Lord Bishop of Ely's Concord with the Reformed Churches, &c.
Our Communion with the Dutch Church.
Our Communion with the Reformed Church of France.
Our Communion with the Bohemian, Luthe∣ran Churches.
Our Communion with the Greek, Abyssin, Persian, Russian Churches.
Of Communion with the Roman Church.
Mr. Baxter and his Anti-Episcopal Brethren can, and therefore ought to hold Com∣munion, and live in quiet Concord with the Church of England, and Bishop of Ely, but will not.
Of the Bishop of Ely's Moderation and Chri∣stian Charity towards those Churches and Persons, that differ from him in Matters not necessary to Salvation.
The Bishop of Ely's Moderation towards Schismaticks, here at home.
What Hereticks and Schismaticks, &c. the Bishop of Ely will not commu∣nicate withall.
Mr. Baxter's way of Concord seems to be, to communicate almost with all Hereticks, and few if any of the principal Governours of the Church.
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Of General Councils.
Of the Authority of the Church Ʋniversal, and General Councils.
Of my stirring up Magistrates to punish those that absent themselves from God's publick Worship.
Of holding Communion with the Grecian, Russian, Abyssine, and Reformed Churches.
Of my Communion with those of the Church of England that differ from me.
The King's Supremacy no way diminished by owning the Authority of the Catholic Church, and General Councils.
The maintaining the necessity of an uninter∣rupted Succession of Episcopal Ordination, not derogatory to the Power of the King, or right of the Patron.
How unjustly Mr. B. does raise Suspitions of my being a Papist, and how his heart did misguide him at the same time, and force him to satisfie the World to the con∣trary.
Of silencing those that never medled in the Wars.
Of making indifferent things Articles of Faith, and necessary to Salvation, to be believed.
What is the Catholick Churches sense, con∣cerning holding Communion, and being a Member of the Catholick Church.
The Lord Chief Justice Hale's Opinion of our present Constitutions.
Of the Ministerial Office.
Of the Government of Church of Eng∣land.
Of the Dignity and Revenues of the Clergy.
Of Conformity.
Of the Peace of the Church.
Of his high Esteem of the Communion of the Church.
The unjust Clamours of the Non-conformists.
THE CONTENTS.