TITLE: The Great Case Of Liberty Of Conscience. Once More Briefly Debated And Defended, By The Authority Of Reason, Scripture, And Antiquity: Which May Serve The Place Of A General Reply To Such Late Discourses, As Have Oppos'd A Toleration.
in Collection of the works of William Penn(Volume 1)

AUTHOR:   Penn, William.   - EDITOR:   Penn, William.  

Table of Contents:    Corpus Table of Contents
  • (13)  THE Great CASE of Liberty of Conscience.    Starts at - Img 452 Pg 443
    • (13.2)  To the Supream Authority of England.    Starts at - Img 452 Pg 443
    • (13.4)  CHAP. I. That Imposition, Restraint, and Persecution for Conscience-Sake, highly Invade the Divine Prerogative, and Divest the Almighty of a Right, due to none beside Himself, and that in five eminent Particulars.    Starts at - Img 455 Pg 446
    • (13.5)  CHAP. II. They overturn the Christian Religion; 1. In the Nature of it, which is Meekness; 2. In the Practice of it, which is Suffering; 3. In the Promotion of it, since all further Discoveries are prohibited; 4. In the Rewards of it, which are Eternal.    Starts at - Img 457 Pg 448
    • (13.6)  CHAP. III. They oppose the plainest Testimonies of Divine Writ that can be, which condemn all Force upon Conscience.    Starts at - Img 458 Pg 449
    • (13.7)  CHAP. IV. They are Enemies to the Priviledge of Nature; 1. as rendring some more, and Others less than Men; 2. As subverting the Universal Good that is God's Gift to Men; 3. As destroying all natural Affection. Next, they are Enemies to the noble Principle of Reason, as appears in eight great Instances.    Starts at - Img 459 Pg 450
    • (13.8)  CHAP. V. They carry a Contradiction to Government: I. In the Nature of it, which is Justice. 2. In the Execution of it, which is Prudence. 3. In the End of it, which is Fidelity. Seven Common, but Grand Objections, fairly stated, and briefly answered.    Starts at - Img 461 Pg 452
    • (13.9)  CHAP. VI. They reflect upon the Sense and Practice of the Wisest, Greatest, and best States, and Persons of Ancient and Modern Times; as of the Jews, Romans, Aegyptians, Germans, French, Hollanders, nay Turks and Persians too. And Cato, Livy, Tacitus, Justin Martyr, Tertullian, Jovianus, Chaucer, Dominicus Soto, Malvetzey, Grotius, Rawleigh, Doctor and Student, French and Dutch Protestants in England, Dr. Hammond, Dr. Taylor, A nameless but great Person, Lactantius, Hilary, Jerom, Chrysostom, Polish and Bohemian Kings, King James, and King Charles the First.    Starts at - Img 468 Pg 459