|Author:||Pagitt, Ephraim, 1574 or 5-1647.|
|Title:||Christianographie, or The description of the multitude and sundry sorts of Christians in the vvorld not subiect to the Pope. VVith their vnitie, and hovv they agree with us in the principall points of difference betweene us and the Church of Rome.|
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Christianographie, or The description of the multitude and sundry sorts of Christians in the vvorld not subiect to the Pope. VVith their vnitie, and hovv they agree with us in the principall points of difference betweene us and the Church of Rome.
Pagitt, Ephraim, 1574 or 5-1647.
London: Printed by T[homas] P[aine] and W[illiam] I[ones] for Matthew Costerden, stationer, 1635.
|Alternate titles:||Christianographie Christianographie, or The description of the multitude and sundry sorts of Christians in the world not subject to the Pope. Description of the multitude and sundry sorts of Christians in the world not subject to the Pope.|
Dedication signed: Ephraim Pagitt.
Printers' names from STC.
"Of the antiquitie" (caption title) begins new pagination on 2A1.
With a final errata leaf.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Christians -- Early works to 1800.
Christian sects -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE RIGHT REVE∣REND FATHER IN GOD Francis Lord Bishop of Elie, my very good Lord.
To the Reader.
table of contents
The Contents of the first Chapter.
The contents of the second Chapter.
The contents of the third Chapter.
The Contents of the fourth Chap.
The Contents of the fift Chapter.
The Contents of the sixt Chapter.
CHRISTIANOGRAPHIE, or the description of the sundrie sorts of Christians in the world, not sub∣ject to the Pope.
The seuerall sortes of Christians In the world, not subiect to the Pope, or differing in Religion from him
The severall habitations of the Christians before named, and first in Europe.
The Papists inhabit.
The Grecian Christians.
Churchces in Asia.
The Christians of Asia the lesse.
The Iacobites or Dioscorians.
Christians under the Patriarch of Musall falsely called Nestorians.
The Christians of St. Thomas.
The Christians in Africa under the Patriarch of Alexandria.
The Abassin Christians.
America and the Christians therein
1 The principall differences be∣tweene the Romanists and us.
2 The Agreement of the Churches before named with us, in the chiefe Points in Controversie following.
Of the Greeke Church.
1 The Greekes deny the Popes Supremacie.
2 They account the Pope and his Church Schismaticall.
3 Concerning Transubstantiation.
4 They celebrate the Eu∣charist in both kinds.
5 They denie Purgatorie fire.
6 They allow married Priests.
7 Concerning Jmages.
8 For the Bookes of Canonicall Scrip∣ture, they agree with us.
9 The sufficiencie of holy Scripture.
10 They do not forbid the Laitie the rea∣ding of the Scriptures.
11 They Renounce workes of Supere∣rogation and Merit workes.
12 They allow not private Masse. Chytraeus,
13 They have prayer in a knowne tongue.
14 They use not prayer for soules to be delivered out of Purgatory.
15 Of extreme unction.
16 Of elevating and carying about the Sacrament that it may be adored.
18 Of Indulgences and Sale of Masses.
19 Of the Sacrifice in the Masse.
The manner of Administration of the Sacraments, of Baptisme and the Lords Supper, in the Greeke Church.
Of the Georgians.
For their Liturgies.
2 They Reiect Purgatory.
3 They deny the spirituall efficacy of extreame unction.
4 They administer the communion in both kindes.
5 They allow married Preists.
6 They have their service in a knowne tongue.
7 They deny Confirmation to be a Sacrament.
8 They abhorre the Jmages, and reiect most of the Saints of the Romish Church.
9 The wicked eate not Christs body in the sacrament
10 They refuse to Communicate with the Roman Church.
The Russe Liturgy or Church-service, their man∣ner of Administration of the Sacanmemts.
The Greekes de charge the Latins.
1 Supremacy of the Pope.
3 They mingle not Water with Wine.
4 They reiect purgatory.
5 They admit Married Priests.
6 They distribute the Eucharist in both kindes.
7 Of Matrimonie.
8 Prayers for the dead, are in vaine.
9 They worship not Images.
They have the service in their owne tongue.
The Armenian Liturgie, out of the booke of the observations of Peter Bellonius. lib. 3. cap. 12 set downe by Cassander; Liturg. Cap. 13 pag. 31
The Maronites, before their reconciliation.
The Liturgie of Saint Iames, Bishop of Hierusalem.
Christians vnder the Pa∣triarch of Musall, falsely called Nestorians.
Indians of St. Thomas
The Cophti or Aegiptian Christians.
For the order of Administration of Baptisme, the Priest beginneth with this prayer.
For the administration of the Eucharist
They say in Breaking.
Amongst other prayers he saith.
After other prayers he endeth.
The Habbassin Christians.
1 For their Ecclesiasticall Government
2 The Eucharist in both kindes.
3 They sell no Masses.
4 They reserve not the Sacrament nor elevate it.
5 They use not extreame unction for a sacrament.
6 They allow maried Priests.
8 They doe acknowledge the first 3 Councels.
10 Jnvocation of Saints.
11 They have service in their owne tongue.
12 The Conferring of Bishoprickes.
13 Concerning Purgatorie.
14 They do not expresse the number of their sinnes in Confession.
15 Concerning Jmages.
16 Thomas a Iesu.)
I find that these Churches are not he∣reticall but Orthodox for the maine.
4 The Vnitie of the Reformed Chur∣ches appeareth, by their severall Confessions.
5 Of the differences and want of unitie in the Roman Church.
VI. The Agreement of the antient Roman, East, and South Churches, with us in these points following; and especially of Gregorie Bishop of Rome, who is pretended to be the founder of the Roman Religion amongst us, who lived about the yeere 600. (which Tenets are condemned by the now Roman Church) which plainely sheweth the Novel∣tie of the Doctrine of the now Romish Church, and the Antiquitie of ours.
1. The Popes Supremacie.
2. Canonicall Scripture.
3. The sufficiency of the Scriptures.
4. Reading of the Scriptures.
5. Concerning Transubstantiation.
6. Private Masse.
7. Communion in both kindes.
8. Merit of Workes.
9. Worshipping of Images.
VII. The Religion of the Antient Britaines, and the differences from their now Roman Church.
VIII. Of the Devotion and pietie of these Churches.
Of the Antiquitie.
The succession of Bishops.
Of the Metropolites and Archbi∣shoprickes which are, or have been belonging to the Patriarch of Constantinople.
The Bishoprickes which have be∣longed to the Church of Hierusalem; set downe by William Metropolitane and Archbishop of Tyre.
For the Church of Alexandria.
The Bishoprickes which have beene in Africa, Alphabetically sett downe by Miraeus in his Notitia Episcopatuum.
The Church of Constantinople fet∣cheth her Originall from St Andrew the Apostle, as Nicephorus testifieth, who hath had a succession to Cyrill, the now Patri∣arch. St Andrew ordayned Stachis, Bishop of Bizantium, now called Constantinople.
The pretended Succession of the Bishops of Rome.
To the Succession of Bishops, I have added the Succession of the Emperors of Constantinople, who have many of them, opposed the Popes greatnesse, and Doct∣rines, and also the Emperours of Ethiopia, who have never been subject to the Pope as farre as I can reade, viz.
By what meanes the Papall Monar∣chie hath beene raised, and how it hath been, and is, upheld.
Literae à Patriarcha Alexandrino ad Archiepiscopum Cantuariensem, ex Aegypto in Britaniam transmissae, ex autographo Cyrilli graeco in Latinum, jussu Archie∣piscopi traductae à Daniele Featleyo, eidem Archiepiscopo à sacris.
A Letter sent out of Aegypt into Eng∣land, from the Patriarch of Alexan∣dria, to the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury: Translated by his Graces appointment into La∣tin, out of the Greeke originall, by Doctor Featley, his Graces Chaplaine in house.
Georgius Abbat, divina providentia Ar∣chiepiscopus Cantuariens is, totius An∣gliae Primas & Metropolitanus, sanctis∣simo domino, & fratri, Cyrillo, Papae & patriarchae Alexandrino, & Iudici oecumenico, in Christo salutem.
George Abbat, by the divine pro∣vidence Archb. of Cant. Primate of all England, and Metropolitan; to Cyrill his most honoured Lord and brother, the Bi∣shop and Patriarke of Alexandria, and judge ccu∣menicall sendeth greeting in Christ.