The anatomy of Arminianisme: or The opening of the controuersies lately handled in the Low-Countryes, concerning the doctrine of prouidence, of predestination, of the death of Christ, of nature and grace. By Peter Moulin, pastor of the church at Paris. Carefully translated out of the originall Latine copy

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The anatomy of Arminianisme: or The opening of the controuersies lately handled in the Low-Countryes, concerning the doctrine of prouidence, of predestination, of the death of Christ, of nature and grace. By Peter Moulin, pastor of the church at Paris. Carefully translated out of the originall Latine copy
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Du Moulin, Pierre, 1568-1658.
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London :: Printed by T[homas] S[nodham] for Nathaniel Newbery, and are to be sold at the signe of the Starre vnder Saint Peters Church in Cornehill, and in Popes head Alley,
1620.
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Synod of Dort (1618-1619) -- Early works to 1800.
Arminianism -- Early works to 1800.
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"The anatomy of Arminianisme: or The opening of the controuersies lately handled in the Low-Countryes, concerning the doctrine of prouidence, of predestination, of the death of Christ, of nature and grace. By Peter Moulin, pastor of the church at Paris. Carefully translated out of the originall Latine copy." In the digital collection Early English Books Online 2. https://name.umdl.umich.edu/A69245.0001.001. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2024.

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TO THE RIGHT Worshipfull, Sr. Henry Mildmay, Knight, Master of his Maiesties Iewels, and Sir HENRY ROVV, Knight: All Health, Prosperity and Happinesse.

RIGHT WORSHIPFVLL: It is not a new fashion, for such as pub∣lish any Bookes, whether of greater or lesser worth, to present them to some worthy Personages, for to be patroni∣zed, which howsoeuer it may be super∣fluous and vnfit at sometimes, and for some Bookes, yet it cannot but be very requisite and sit in this, both in respect of the Authour, and of his worke: For the Authour by Nation is a stranger, and the worke doubtlesse shall meete with many enemies: And therefore howso∣euer they are both of them of very great worth, yet both of them will haue neede of good countenance and defence. And as their necessitie in a forraine Region requires this; so their great worthi∣nesse and pious intention demaunds it, as a dutie, at the hands of all good men: for herein the scrupulous doubts, or rather the subtle and querilous questions and disputes of ouer-witty and audacious men, in very waighty points of Faith, are exquisitely discussed and resolued, to the pacifying no doubt of many vnsetled and vnquiet mindes in the Church of Christ, which are more ready to be in∣quisitiue

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into deepe mysteries, then to beleeue them. Now then my selfe being vtterly obscure, and indeed altogether vnaccomplished for such a businesse, yet the Lot being fallen to mee to send this tran∣slation forth into the world; I had almost let it goe at all aduen∣tures, to receiue such entertainment as the world vsually affords vnto strangers, but that calling to minde your Worships great cour∣tesie and affabilitie, I thought they should not be vnwelcome vn∣to you: Besides, hauing a great desire to testifie the loue and much respect I beare vnto you; I imagined that I could not better doe it, then by intitling your Worships vnto so learned and holy a Trea∣tise, tending to the maintenance of Religion and Truth; because as one of your Names is honoured, and that most worthily, by a fa∣mont and lasting Monument of loue vnto Learning, Religion, and Truth; so I rest assured, that by your patronage of this Booke, your Honourable fame shall be encreased; for which, and for all other blessings abundantly to be conferred vpon you, praying vnto al∣mighty God: I beseech your Worships to pardon the boldnesse, and to accept of the good will of him, who euer will rest most humbly

At your Worships command.

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