|Author:||Warner, John, 1581-1666.|
|Title:||Church-lands not to be sold.: Or, A necessary and plaine answer to the question of a conscientious Protestant; whether the lands of the bishops, and churches in England and Wales may be sold?|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Church-lands not to be sold.: Or, A necessary and plaine answer to the question of a conscientious Protestant; whether the lands of the bishops, and churches in England and Wales may be sold?
Warner, John, 1581-1666.
[London: s.n.], Printed in the yeare, 1648 [i.e. 1647]
Church lands -- Great Britain
The Heads or Points briefly touched in this Answer.
CHAP. I. That Lands may be given to the Church, for Gods Ser∣vice and Servants therein.
CHAP. II. That Lands so given and accepted, become holy to the Lord.
CHAP. III. That the Lands of Bishops, and the Churches in England were so given; and therefore may not be alienated, or sold.
CHAP. IIII. That such Alienation or Selling, is forbidden in the Old and New Testament.
CHAP. V. That it hath been so judged by the most strict Reformers in the Protestant Churches.
CHAP. VI. That this kind of Alienation, is against Prudence, Justice, the good of the Kingdom in general, and of the Tenents to such Lands in special.
CHAP. VII. That it is against the Lawes of this Kingdome of England, which the two Houses of Parliament, and Kingdome, by their severall Declarations, Protestations, and Covenants, are bound to maintaine.
CHAP. VIII. That it is against the Prudence, and Justice of the King; and against his lawful Oath.
CHAP. IX. One and twenty Arguments, which are brought in defence of or colour for such Alienation, are answered.
CHAP. X. The Curses, and punishments, which are set down, and exe∣cuted in Holy Writ against Sacrilegious Alienations, are held forth and opened.