Title: Responsoria ad erratica pastoris, sive, vindiciæ vindiciarum. Id est, the Shepherds wandrings discovered, in a revindication of the great ordinance of god: Gospel-preachers, and preaching. By way of reply and answer to a late booke, called, The peoples priviledges, and duty guarded against the pulpit and preachers encroachment. And their sober justification and defence of their free and open exposition of scriptures. Published by William Sheppard, Esq. Wherein Mr Sheppards pretended guard, consisting of ten propositions and ten arguments, is examined, and found to wear nothing by wooden swords. And all his replyes to Mr Tho. Halls arguments, and Mr Collinges arguments in his Vindiciæ ministerii, brought against not ordained persons ordinary preaching, are found but cavils and too light. And the truth still maintained, ... in that, preaching and expounding scripture publiquely, are proper acts to gospel officers; not common to all. Wherein also the great question, how far the spirit of God ... dothïnable them to understand scripture is opened, ...
Author: Collinges, John, 1623-1690.
Publication info: London : Printed for R. Tomlins at the Sun and Bible near Pie-corner, 1652.
subject: [Lay preaching -- Early works to 1800]
Title: The disputes between Mr. Cranford, and Dr. Chamberlen. At the house of Mr. William Webb, at the end of Bartholomew Lane, by the Old Exchange: on March 1. 1652, and April 1. 6. 13.
Author: Cranford, James, d. 1657.
Publication info: London : Printed by Gartrude Dawson, and are to be sold by Gyles Calvert at the Black Spread-Eagle near the west end of Paules, 1652.
subjects: [Presbyterianism -- Early works to 1800] [Baptism -- Early works to 1800] [Lay preaching -- Early works to 1800] [Great Britain -- Church history -- 17th century]
Title: An ordinance for giving further time for approbation of publique preachers.: Fryday June 23. 1654. Ordered by his Highness the Lord protector, and his council, that this ordinance be forthwith printed and published. Henry Scobell, Clerk of the Council.
Author: England and Wales. Lord Protector (1653-1658 : O. Cromwell)
Publication info: London : printed by William du-Gard and Henry Hills, printers to His Highness the Lord Protector, 1654.
subjects: [Lay preaching -- Great Britain] [Religion and law -- Great Britain] [Great Britain -- History]
Title: A bold challenge of an itinerant preacher: modestly answered by a local minister to whom the same was sent and delivered: and severall letters thereupon.
Author: Griffith, George, 1601-1666.
Publication info: [London : s.n.], Printed in the year, 1652.
subjects: [Separatists -- England] [Lay preaching] [Powell, Vavasor, -- 1617-1670]
Title: A modest plea for private mens preaching. Or An answer to a booke intituled, Private men no pulpit men; composed by Master Giles Workman.: Wherein the thing in controversie is briefly debated; the examination of private mens preaching examined; also certain accusations wip'd away and removed.
Author: Knowles, John, fl. 1646-1668.
Publication info: London : s.n., Printed in the year 1648.
subjects: [Lay preaching -- England] [Workman, Giles, -- 1604 or 5-1665. -- Private men no pulpit men]
Title: A long-vvinded lay lecture.: Wherein the licentiousnesse of this lewd and lying age, in perverting the sacred texts of Scripture, and the divine dictates of the Fathers, to the scandall of the church, and ruine of our nation, is poetically presented, to the view of all such as feare God and the King, and meddle not with those that are given to change.
Author: Lover of (and Sufferer for) the Truth.
Publication info: [London : s.n.], Printed in the yeare 1647.
subjects: [Lay preaching -- England] [Great Britain -- Church history]
Title: The freedom of preaching or Spiritual gifts defended: proving that all men endowed with gifts and abilities may teach and preach the Word of God. By D. Lupton, servant of Jesus Christ in the work of the Gospel.
Author: Lupton, Donald, d. 1676.
Publication info: London : printed by R.W. for R. Harford, at the Bible and States Arms in Little-Brittain, 1652.
subjects: [Presbyterianism -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800] [Preaching -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Lay preaching -- Early works to 1800]
Title: The preacher sent: or, A vindication of the liberty of publick preaching, by some men not ordained.: In answer to two books: 1. Jus divinum ministerii euengelici. By the Provincial Assembly of London. 2. Vindiciæ ministerii euangelici. By Mr. John Collings of Norwich.
Author: Martin, John, 1595 or 6-1659.
Publication info: London : printed for Livewell Chapman and are to be sold at the Crown in Popes-Head-ally, 1658.
subjects: [Lay ministry -- England] [Lay preaching] [Jus divinum ministerii evangelici] [Collinges, John, -- 1623-1690. -- Vindiciæ ministerii] [Church of England -- Clergy -- Early works to 1800]
Title: The case considered & resolved: whether Mr. Brooks his pills to purge malignants were prescribed from ignorance, malice, or both, or, (Mr Tho. Brooks his inside turn'd outward). Wherein all godly, humble, and ingenious Christians, whether in a congregational way or other, are concerned, to inquire into the truth ... presented in generall to the inhabitants of Margarets New Fish-street, but more particularly for the consideration of himself, and those of his congregation ... also friendly advice to an unfriendly neighbour, desiring him for the time to come to abstain from reviling such persons as he never spake word to, nor they to him.
Author: Parham, Richard.
Publication info: London : Printed by R.A. for William Larnar at the Black-Moor's-head near Fleet-Bridge, 1653.
subjects: [Brooks, Thomas, 1608-1680. -- Cases considered and resolved] [Church of England -- Clergy -- Appointment, call, and election -- Early works to 1800] [Lay preaching -- England -- Early works to 1800]
Title: The diatribē proved to be paradiatribē. Or, A vindication of the judgement of the reformed churches, and Protestant divines, from misrepresentations concerning ordination, and laying on of hands.: Together with a brief answer to the pretences of Edmond Chillenden, for the lawfulnesse of preaching without ordination.
Author: Seaman, Lazarus, d. 1675.
Publication info: London : Printed by T.R. and E.M. for John Rothwell, at the Sun and Fountain in Pauls church-yard, 1647.
subjects: [Lay preaching -- Great Britain] [Imposition of hands] [Chillenden, Edmund, -- fl. 1656. -- Preaching without ordination] [Simpson, Sidrach, -- 1600?-1655. -- Diatribē]
Title: Diatribē: VVherein the iudgement of the reformed churches and Protestant divines, is shewed, concerning preaching by those who are not ordained ministers.
Author: Simpson, Sidrach, 1600?-1655.
Publication info: London : printed for Peter Cole, and are to be sold at his shop at the sign of the Printing-Press in Cornhil, neer the Royal Exchange, 1647.
subjects: [Ordination] [Lay preaching]
Title: Diatribē.: VVherein the judgement of the reformed churches and Protestant divines, is shewed, concerning [brace] ordination. Laying on of hands in ordination of ministers: and, preaching by those who are not ordained ministers.
Author: Simpson, Sidrach, 1600?-1655.
Publication info: London : Printed for Peter Cole, and are to be sold at his shop at the sign of the Printing-Press in Cornhil, neer the Royal Exchange, 1647.
subjects: [Lay preaching] [Ordination]
Title: New preachers, nevv.: Greene the feltmaker, Spencer the horserubber, Quartermine the brewers Clarke, with some few others, that are mighty sticklers in this new kinde of talking trade, which many ignorant coxcombes call preaching. Whereunto is added the last tumult in Fleetstreet, raised by the disorderly preachment, pratings, and pratling of Mr. Barebones the leather-seller, and Mr. Greene the felt-maker, on Sunday last the 19. of Decemb.
Author: Taylor, John, 1580-1653.
Publication info: [London] : Printed for G.T., in the year 1641.
subjects: [Lay preaching -- England] [Dissenters, Religious -- England] [Barebon, Praisegod, -- 1596?-1679] [Greene, John, -- Feltmaker] [Quartermine, -- Brewers clarke] [Spencer, John, -- Groom]
Title: Tub-preachers overturn'd or Independency to be abandon'd and abhor'd as destructive to the majestracy and ministery, of the church and common-wealth of England.: Proved in a satisfactory answer to a lybellous pamphlet, intituled A letter to Mr Thomas Edwards, with an infamous dedication. Shewing the vanity, folly, madness of the deboyst buff-coat, mechanick frize-coat, lay illiterate men and women, to usurpe the ministery, and audaciously vent their own hereticall opinions, in their hous- (alias tub) -- preachings. viz. Wiet a cobler. Robine a sadler. Sammon a sho-maker. Barde a smith. Kiffin a glover. Patience a taylor. Tue a girdler. Wilkin the meal-man. Fletcher a cooper. Hobson a taylor. Oates a button-maker. Ives a box-maker. Barbone a lether-seller. Parvis a gold-smith. Lamb a sope-boyler. Bignall a porter. Henshaw a confectioner, alias infectioner. Bulcher a chicken-man. Hawes a broaker. Duper a cow-keeper. Reader, I cannot inform thee of their christen names because 'tis questionable whether they have any.
Publication info: London : Printed for George Lindsey and are to be sold at his shop over against London-stone, 1647.
subjects: [Congregationalism] [Independent churches -- England] [Lay preaching] [Edwards, Thomas, -- 1599-1647] [Letter to Mr. Tho. Edwards]
Title: Lay-preaching vnmasked. Or, A discourse tending to shew the unlawfulnesse of laymens preaching in publique or private.: being a refutation of some arguments brought for the justification of the lawfulnesse and uniuersall exercise of every mans gift publique and private: by a well-willer to reformation.
Author: Well-willer to reformation.
Publication info: London : Printed for W.L., 1644.
subjects: [Lay preaching] [Preaching]
Title: A vindication of The preacher sent, or A vvarrant for publick preaching without ordination.: Wherein is further discovered. 1. That some gifted men unordained, are Gospel preachers. 2. That officers sustain not a relation (as officers) to the universal Church; and other weighty questions concerning election and ordination, are opened and cleared. In answer to two books. 1. Vindiciæ ministrij evangelici revindicatæ or the Preacher (pretendly) sent, sent back again. By Dr. Colling of Norwich. 2. Quo warranto, or a moderate enquiry into the warrantableness of the preaching of gifted and unordained persons. By Mr. Pool, at the desire and appointment of the Provincial Assembly of London. With a reply to the exceptions of Mr. Hudson and Dr. Collings against the epistle to the preacher sent.
Author: Woodall, Frederick, b. 1614.
Publication info: London : Printed by J.T. Livewell Chapman at the Crown in Popes head Alley, 1659.
subjects: [Lay ministry -- England] [Religious education -- England] [Lay preaching] [[Martin, John, -- 1596-1659]. -- Preacher sent] [Collinges, John, -- 1623-1690. -- Vindiciae ministerii evangelici] [Poole, Matthew, -- 1624-1679. -- Quo warranto] [Church of England -- Clergy -- Early works to 1800]
Title: Church-members set in joynt. Or, A discovery of the unwarrantable and disorderly practice of private Christians, in usurping the peculiar office and work of Christs own pastours, namely publike preaching. In way of answer to a book printed under the name of Lieutenant Edmund Chillenden (but indeed none of his) entituled Preaching without ordination. Wherein all the arguments by him produced, are fully answered and disproved, the truth of the contrary evidenced, and the office forementioned, thereby returned into the hands of the right owners.
Author: Woodbridge, Benjamin, 1622-1684.
Publication info: London : Printed for Edmund Paxton, and are to be sold at his shop in Pauls chain, over against the Castle Tavern neer to the Doctors Commons, 1648.
subjects: [Chillenden, Edmund, fl. 1656. -- Preaching without ordination -- Early works to 1800] [Lay preaching -- Early works to 1800]