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"The Book of the Roman Catholic Church,"
THE REV. GEORGE TOWNSEND'S
"Accusations of History against the
NOTICE OF SOME CHARGES BROUGHT AGAINST
BY DOCTOR SOUTHEY, IN HIS
"VINDICIÆ ECCLESIÆ ANGLICANE,"
AND IN SOME ANONYMOUS PUBLICATIONS.
BY CHARLES BUTLER, Esq.
WITH COPIES OF
DOCTOR PHILLPOTTS'S FOURTH LETTER TO MR. BUTLER,
Containing a CHARGE against Dr. LINGARD;
A LETTER OF DOCTOR LINGARD TO MR. BUTLER,
A further Crimination of Dr. Lingard by Dr. Phillpotts;
Dr. Lingard's Vindication of himself against this Crimination; and several Miscellaneous Documents.
SECOND EDITION, ENLARGED.
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE-STREET.
I DO NOT HOLD, THAT THE ROMAN CATHOLIC RE"LIGION IS ONE WHICH ENJOINS DISLOYALTY:
"I DO NOT HOLD THE MAXIM, THAT FROM THEIR "SCRUPLES ABOUT THE OATH OF SUPREMACY THEY ARE "A DISLOYAL PEOPLE:
"I DO NOT HOLD, THAT THEY MAINTAIN ANY SUCH "BELIEF, AS THAT THE POPE MAY DEPOSE PROTESTANT PRINCES, OR ABSOLVE CATHOLIC SUBJECTS FROM ALLE" GIANCE TO THEM; OR THAT NO FAITH IS TO BE KEPT "WITH HERETICS, OR PERSONS OF A DIFFERENT RELI"" GIOUS PERSUASION FROM THEMSELVES."
Extract from the Speech of the Rt. Rev. Dr. Horsley,
Luke Hansard & Sons,
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
LETTER to CHARLES BLUNDELL, Esq. on the Answers
to “ the Book of the Roman Catholic Church,” page i-cvi
Council of Constance, which an article of the creed
3 II.-His insinuation, that “the Author, in the Book of
“ the Roman Catholic Church, deserves a harsh “ name for intimating, knowing it to be otherwise, “ that Romanism is founded on Scripture" - 5 Denied
III.-His assertion respecting Bossuet's “ Exposition of 6 Faith"
8 IV.-His assertion that Arminianism, Calvinism, Quakerism
and Socinianism, may be found in the writings of the Romanist Divines
appeal to Popery, and protest agninst the Scrip-
Mr. Townsend's charge against the Author of " the Book of "the Roman Catholic Church," of "Historical Dishonesty," for omitting to mention St. Dunstan's speech at the Synod of Calne
LETTERS VII. & VIII.
I. INVESTITURES AND IMMUNITIES
II. ST. THOMAS A BECKET
Mr. Townsend's assertion, that "in defending St. Thomas, "the author of the Book of the Roman Catholic
Church,' has quoted the half only of a passage, cited "by him from Mr. Turner's History, to prove a point, "which was refuted by the remainder"
Transcription of the whole passage: it completely disproves the charge
III.-Statement by the Author of "the Book of the Roman Catholic Church," of the rise, extension, and fall of the Temporal Power of the Pope
1. Mr. Townsend's
declaration, that "he is almost tempted to believe all the accusations of Protestants 66 against the fairness and candour of the Church of "Rome; and could also accuse the Author of the "Book of the Roman Catholic Church,' of insidious "Jesuitism, for his representation of the conduct of King John, in the cession of the kingdom to the "Pope 36 Both accusations shown to be perfectly groundless, ib.