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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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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The Table of the Chapters contai∣ned in this Booke.

  • HOw soberly we are to deale in this argument. chap. 1.
  • That we are not therefore to abstaine from the doctrine of Prouidence and Predestination, although some abuse it to curiositie and impietie. And whereto it is profitable. chap. 2.
  • What the prouidence of God is. How farre it extends. That God is not the author of sinne. What permission is, and what blinding and hardning is. chap. 3,
  • Of the will of God. chap. 4.
  • Of the Antecedent and Consequent will of God. chap. 5.
  • Of the sinne of Adam. chap. 6.
  • That all mankinde is infected with Originall sinne. chap. 7.
  • What Originall sinne is, and whether it be truely and pro∣perly sinne. chap. 8.
  • How the sinne of Adam may belong to his posterity, and how many wayes it may passe to his of-spring. And first of the imputation of it; and whether the sinnes of the Grand-father and great-Grand-fathers are imputed to their posteritie. chap. 9.
  • Of the propagation of the sinne of Adam to his posteritie. Where also of the traduction both of the soule and of sin it selfe. chap. 10.
  • Whether the power of beleeuing the Gospell is lost by the sinne of Adam. chap. 11.
  • That God doth saue those whom of his meere grace he chose out of mankinde, corrupted and obnoxious to the curse. What Predestination is; the parts of it. That Arminius

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  • did not vnderstand what the decree of Predestination is, and that he hath vtterly taken away Election. chap. 12.
  • Of the Obiect of Predestination, that is, whether God elect∣ing or reprobating, considereth a man as fallen or not fallen. chap. 13.
  • That the Apostle Saint Paul in the ninth to the Romanes, by the word Masse; vnderstood the corrupted Masse. chap. 14.
  • That Arminius doth willingly darken the words of the A∣postle which are cleare and expresse. chap. 15.
  • The opinions of the parties, vpon the doctrine of Predesti∣nation. chap. 16.
  • That the Arminians make fore-seene-faith the cause of the election of particular persons. chap. 17.
  • The decree of generall Election is searched into, by which Arminius will haue all men to be elected vnder the con∣dition of faith. chap. 18.
  • The election of particular persons, in respect of faith fore-seene, is confuted by the authoritie of the Scripture. It is proued that men are not elected for faith, but to faith. chap. 19.
  • Election for faith fore-seene is confuted by places taken out of the Gospell of Saint Iohn. chap. 20.
  • The same is proued out of the eight, ninth, and the eleauenth Chapter to the Romanes. chap. 21.
  • The same Election, in respect of faith fore-seene, is confuted by reason. chap. 22.
  • The opinion of Saint Austin concerning Election for faith fore-seene. chap. 23.
  • The arguments of the Arminians, by which they endea∣uour to stablish Election for faith fore-seene, are exami∣ned. chap. 24.

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  • whether Christ be the cause and foundation of Election. chap. 25.
  • Of Reprobation. chap. 26.
  • How farre, and in what sence, Christ died for all. chap. 27.
  • That reconciliation, remission of sinnes, and saluation is not obtained nor purchased for all, and particular men, by the death of Christ. chap. 28.
  • The obiections of the Arminians are answered, by which they endeauour to maintaine and confirme the obtaining of saluation for all men. chap. 29.
  • That it was long agoe desputed whether Christ died for al, but in a farre other sence. chap. 30.
  • Whether God loue all men equally, and doth alike desire the saluation of all. chap 31.
  • Of free-will: the opinions of the parties. chap. 32.
  • It is proued out of the holy Scripture, that an vnregenerate man is altogether destitute of the power and liberty of free-will in those things which belong to saluation. c. 33.
  • The reasons of the Arminians are examined, by which they maintaine free-will in an vnregenerate man concerning things that are spirituall and belonging to saluation. chap. 34.
  • The obiections of the Arminians borrowed from the Pela∣gians, and Papists, are answered. Whether an vnrege∣nerate man doth necessarily sinne; and whether necessi∣ty excuseth the sinner: Also whether God comman∣deth those things which cannot be performed by man. chap. 35.
  • Of the outward and inward calling, and whether the one may be without the other. chap. 36.
  • Of the distinction of Grace into sufficient and effectuall Grace. chap. 37.

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  • The opinion of the Arminians concerning vniuersal grace, which is also called sufficient grace. chap. 38.
  • Vniuersall sufficient grace is confuted by places of Scrip∣ture. chap. 39.
  • The same sufficient grace is impugned by reasons. ch. 40.
  • The arguments by which the Arminians maintaine vni∣uersall sufficient grace are confuted. chap. 41.
  • The consent of the Arminians with the Semipelagians is declared. chap. 42.
  • The opinion of the Arminians concerning the manner of the operation of grace, and of that power which they call Irresistible. Of morall perswasion. And of the power and act of beleeuing. chap. 43.
  • The opinion of the Orthodoxe Church, concerning the con∣uersion of man, and of the manner and certainty of con∣uersion. chap. 44.
  • The question of morall perswasion is sifted, and whether euery perswasion may be resisted. chap. 45.
  • The certainty of the conuersion of the elect, and the finall vnconquerablenesse of grace is proued. chap. 46.
  • The iudgement of Saint Austin concerning this contro∣uersie. chap. 47.
  • That the Arminians doe openly stablish that vnresistible∣nesse which they impugne. chap. 48.
  • The weake obiections of the Arminians against Irresisti∣bility (that is, infallible certainty of conuersion) are an∣swered. chap 49.
  • An addition to the thirteenth Chapter, containing some pla∣ces taken out of the confession of the Church of France, and out of the speciall doctors of this age, concerning the obiect of Predestination, and the iudgement of the Sy∣node of Dordt.
FINIS.
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