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A26883 Richard Baxter's Catholick theologie plain, pure, peaceable, for pacification of the dogmatical word-warriours who, 1. by contending about things unrevealed or not understood, 2. and by taking verbal differences for real,; Catholick theologie Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691. 1675 (1675) Wing B1209; ESTC R14583 1,054,813 754

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god_n do_v intendere_fw-la finem_fw-la and_o what_o be_v his_o end_n the_o order_n and_o object_n open_v p._n 57_o sect._n 16._o what_o election_n and_o reprobation_n be_v the_o order_n of_o the_o decree_v call_v reprobation_n and_o of_o the_o object_n of_o negation_n of_o decree_n p._n 66._o a_o additional_a explication_n of_o divine_a nolition_n p._n 76._o sect._n 17._o whether_o god_n will_v decree_n or_o cause_n sin_n five_o act_n of_o god_n in_o and_o about_o sin_n what_o sin_n be_v many_o way_n god_n can_v cause_v the_o same_o thing_n that_o the_o sinner_n cause_v and_o so_o fulfil_v his_o decree_n without_o will_v or_o cause_v the_o sin_n objection_n answer_v god_n free_o not_o idle_o or_o impotent_o restrain_v his_o own_o possible_a operation_n sometime_o that_o he_o do_v not_o such_o or_o such_o a_o act_n at_o all_o and_o sometime_o that_o he_o do_v but_o so_o much_o towards_o it_o and_o no_o more_o whether_o god_n be_v ever_o causa_fw-la partialis_fw-la p._n 84._o sect._n 18._o a_o confutation_n of_o dr._n twiss_n digress_v 5._o li._n 2._o sect_n 1._o vindic._n gratiae_n where_o he_o assert_v that_o god_n will_v the_o existence_n of_o sin_n and_o that_o sin_n be_v a_o medium_n sva_fw-la natura_fw-la sum_n &_o unice_n conducibile_fw-la to_o the_o glorification_n of_o his_o mercy_n and_o justice_n p._n 92._o sect._n 19_o the_o same_o doctrine_n in_o rutherford_n de_fw-la providentia_fw-la confute_v whether_o thing_n be_v good_a because_o god_n will_v they_o or_o will_v by_o he_o because_o good_a resolve_v whether_o there_o be_v eternal_a rationes_fw-la boni_fw-la &_o mali_fw-la dr._n field_n vindicate_v p._n 106._o sect._n 20._o the_o old_a doctrine_n of_o augustine_n prosper_n and_o fulgentius_n think_v by_o some_o jesuit_n too_o rigid_a but_o indeed_o conciliatory_a for_o absolute_a election_n to_o faith_n and_o so_o to_o salvation_n and_o for_o no_o reprobate_v decree_n but_o only_o of_o punishment_n for_o sin_n foresee_v but_o not_o decree_v prosper_n ad_fw-la cap._n gall._n sentent_fw-fr translate_v p._n 115._o sect._n 21._o the_o sum_n of_o prosper_v answer_n to_o vincent_n 16._o object_n p._n 118._o sect._n 22._o fulgentius_n word_n to_o the_o same_o sense_n p._n 121._o sect._n 23._o the_o heal_a doctrine_n and_o concession_n of_o many_o call_v calvinist_n of_o the_o synod_n of_o dort_n pet._n molinaeus_n etc._n etc._n p._n 124._o sect._n 24._o and_o of_o petr._n á_z sancto_n joseph_n suarez_n ruiz_n etc._n etc._n on_o the_o other_o side_n especial_o bellarmine_n at_o large_a and_o other_o p._n 127._o errata_fw-la part_n 1._o pag._n 10._o l._n 38._o in_o mark_fw-mi for_o reason_n be_v r._n relation_n be_v p._n 24._o l._n 25._o r._n those_o cause_n l._n 26._o r._n first_o case_n p._n 27._o l._n 2._o r._n of_o predetermination_n reader_n pain_n and_o great_a business_n forbid_v i_o to_o gather_v the_o errata_fw-la some_o be_v gather_v by_o a_o friend_n out_o of_o the_o first_o book_n many_o more_o i_o must_v leave_v to_o your_o ingenuity_n i_o see_v in_o the_o premonition_n p._n 4._o l._n 22._o for_o mr._n w._n mr._n d._n l._n 47._o for_o armatus_fw-la annatus_n also_o dial._n 11._o p._n 231._o l._n 30._o r._n refuse_v dial._n 13._o p._n 291._o l._n 13._o for_o not_o r._n do_v catholic_n theology_n the_o first_o book_n pacify_v principle_n collect_v from_o the_o common_a notice_n of_o nature_n the_o certain_a oracle_n of_o god_n in_o the_o holy_a scripture_n and_o the_o common_a consent_n of_o christian_n for_o the_o reconcile_n of_o the_o church-dividing_a and_o destroy_a controversy_n especial_o about_o predestination_n providence_n grace._n and_o freewill_n redemption_n justification_n faith_n merit_n work_n certainty_n of_o salvation_n perseverance_n and_o many_o other_o in_o three_o part_n i._o of_o god_n nature_n knowledge_n decree_v and_o providence_n about_o sin_n with_o man_n freewill_n as_o the_o object_n of_o the_o former_a ii_o of_o god_n government_n and_o moral_a work_n iii_o of_o god_n 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he_o will_v but_o infer_v that_o we_o can_v love_v he_o for_o we_o love_v not_o a_o unknown_a good_n 6._o nor_o be_v it_o true_a that_o pet._n hurtado_n de_fw-fr mendoza_n in_o fine_a disput_fw-la and_o some_o other_o say_v that_o the_o notion_n of_o life_n and_o intellect_n be_v all_o that_o we_o have_v of_o the_o quiddity_n of_o god_n and_o that_o the_o divine_a will_n be_v not_o a_o quidditative_a notion_n 7._o god_n be_v here_o see_v in_o the_o glass_n of_o his_o work_n with_o the_o revelation_n of_o his_o word_n and_o spirit_n and_o from_o these_o work_v we_o must_v borrow_v our_o conception_n now_o conception_n conception_n conception_n the_o doubt_n be_v how_o imperfect_a work_n can_v notify_v the_o perfect_a god_n and_o the_o schoolman_n manage_v it_o as_o a_o insuperable_a difficulty_n whether_o god_n can_v have_v make_v the_o world_n or_o any_o thing_n better_o than_o it_o be_v if_o you_o will_v pardon_v i_o for_o make_v
possible_a and_o future_a we_o must_v be_v very_o fearful_a and_o not_o unreverent_a and_o rash_a in_o ascribe_v such_o a_o dance_n or_o lusus_fw-la of_o notion_n to_o god_n unless_o as_o use_v with_o great_a impropriety_n after_o the_o manner_n of_o weak_a man_n 70._o god_n know_v his_o own_o power_n knowledge_n and_o will_n and_o so_o know_v what_o he_o can_v do_v what_o he_o know_v to_o be_v eligible_a and_o what_o he_o will_v do_v and_o if_o any_o will_v call_v this_o knowledge_n of_o god_n by_o the_o name_n of_o the_o possibility_n or_o futurity_n of_o the_o thing_n know_v or_o will_v denominate_v nothing_o as_o a_o imaginary_a something_o as_o possible_a and_o future_a relative_o from_o god_n power_n will_n or_o knowledge_n let_v they_o remember_v 1._o that_o nothing_o have_v no_o relation_n 2._o that_o proper_o they_o shall_v but_o give_v the_o denomination_n to_o that_o which_o be_v that_o be_v to_o god_n power_n will_n and_o knowledge_n and_o say_v god_n can_v e._n g._n make_v a_o world_n or_o will_v do_v it_o and_o not_o to_o that_o which_o be_v not_o and_o when_o they_o say_v that_o e._n g._n the_o world_n be_v eternal_o possible_a or_o future_a they_o can_v just_o mean_v no_o more_o but_o that_o god_n can_v and_o will_v make_v it_o 3._o and_o that_o this_o be_v but_o lis_fw-fr de_fw-fr nomine_fw-la and_o not_o a_o real_a difference_n whether_o futurition_n be_v thus_o from_o eternity_n 71._o and_o especial_o let_v they_o remember_v that_o nothing_o in_o god_n be_v cause_v there_o be_v no_o effect_n in_o god_n therefore_o as_o there_o be_v nothing_o from_o eternity_n but_o god_n and_o therefore_o possibility_n and_o futurition_n must_v needs_o be_v name_n of_o god_n himself_o or_o some_o divine_a perfection_n or_o conception_n which_o be_v himself_o if_o they_o be_v say_v to_o be_v eternal_a so_o such_o possibility_n and_o futurity_n can_v have_v no_o eternal_a cause_n for_o god_n have_v no_o cause_n nor_o any_o thing_n in_o god_n 72._o if_o the_o futurity_n of_o sin_n must_v have_v a_o eternal_a cause_n than_o god_n cause_v be_v pennot_v l._n 3._o c._n 14._o cit_v many_o father_n saying_n that_o thing_n be_v not_o future_a because_o fore-known_a but_o fore-known_a because_o future_a and_o augustine_n greg._n m._n boetius_fw-la ans●lm_n lomb._n &_o aquin._n say_v the_o contrary_a and_o he_o cit_v the_o four_o way_n of_o the_o schoolmen_n reconcile_n they_o and_o conclude_v that_o in_o regard_n of_o the_o creature_n be_v the_o first_o be_v true_a and_o in_o regard_n of_o free_a act_n the_o second_o i_o think_v that_o in_o regard_n of_o sin_n neither_o be_v true_a unless_o because_o signify_v only_o rationem_fw-la denominationis_fw-la objectivam_fw-la and_o even_o if_o so_o it_o be_v dubious_a whether_o they_o be_v not_o simultaneous_a as_o relation_n be_v the_o futurity_n of_o all_o sin_n but_o that_o be_v not_o so_o for_o none_o be_v the_o cause_n that_o sin_n will_v be_v but_o he_o that_o mediate_o or_o immediate_o cause_v the_o be_v of_o it_o when_o it_o be_v 73._o imagine_v per_fw-la possibile_fw-la vel_fw-la impossibile_fw-it that_o a_o thousand_o year_n hence_o a_o free_a create_a agent_n that_o can_v do_v otherwise_o will_v cause_v such_o a_o act_n it_o may_v be_v denominate_v future_a without_o the_o take_n in_o of_o any_o antecedent_n cause_n into_o the_o notion_n it_o be_v call_v future_a because_o it_o will_v be_v and_o not_o because_o there_o be_v at_o present_a existent_n any_o cause_n from_o whence_o it_o will_v be_v mediate_o or_o immediate_o 74._o though_o futurity_n be_v nothing_o yet_o this_o proposition_n be_v something_o this_o or_o that_o will_v be_v and_o to_o know_v the_o futurity_n of_o a_o thing_n be_v most_o proper_o to_o know_v the_o truth_n of_o that_o proposition_n it_o will_v be_v 75._o god_n know_v not_o by_o proposition_n for_o that_o be_v the_o imperfect_a mode_n of_o man_n but_o he_o know_v proposition_n when_o they_o be_v existent_a as_o humane_a instrument_n or_o conception_n and_o therefore_o he_o know_v the_o truth_n of_o all_o true_a proposition_n of_o futurity_n 76._o what_o man_n know_v by_o proposition_n god_n know_v otherwise_o by_o a_o more_o transcendent_a perfect_a but_o incomprehensible_a way_n therefore_o god_n know_v that_o every_o thing_n will_v be_v which_o will_v be_v 77._o there_o be_v ●o_o proposition_n from_o eternity_n for_o man_n that_o use_v they_o be_v not_o and_o god_n use_v they_o not_o though_o he_o know_v they_o as_o use_v by_o man_n therefore_o this_o proposition_n hoc_fw-la futurum_fw-la est_fw-la be_v not_o from_o eternity_n because_o non_fw-la entis_fw-la non_fw-la sunt_fw-la affectiones_fw-la 78._o but_o if_o there_o have_v be_v such_o proposition_n from_o eternity_n as_o the_o world_n will_v be_v make_v christ_n will_v be_v incarnate_a etc._n etc._n they_o will_v have_v be_v true_a and_o so_o the_o eternal_a futurity_n of_o thing_n as_o common_o dispute_v of_o can_v be_v nothing_o but_o the_o eternal_a verity_n of_o a_o proposition_n de_fw-fr futuritione_fw-la which_o be_v no_o proposition_n because_o then_o there_o be_v none_o only_o in_o time_n man_n brain_n imagine_v or_o feign_v that_o then_o there_o may_v have_v be_v creature_n who_o may_v have_v use_v proposition_n the_o futuritione_fw-la rerum_fw-la which_o if_o they_o have_v they_o will_v have_v be_v true_a 79._o all_o verity_n be_v either_o 1._o rei_fw-la 2._o conceptus_fw-la 3._o expressionis_fw-la and_o 1._o ubi_fw-la non_fw-la est_fw-la res_fw-la ibi_fw-la non_fw-la est_fw-la veritas_fw-la rei_fw-la the_o thing_n which_o be_v not_o from_o eternity_n be_v not_o a_o true_a thing_n from_o eternity_n 2._o the_o divine_a knowledge_n that_o such_o and_o such_o thing_n will_v be_v be_v true_a from_o eternity_n by_o a_o incomprehensible_a way_n above_o proposition_n 3._o if_o there_o have_v be_v any_o proposition_n mental_a or_o verbal_a de_fw-fr rerum_fw-la futuritione_fw-la they_o will_v have_v be_v true_a and_o this_o be_v all_o that_o can_v true_o be_v say_v of_o the_o eternity_n of_o futurition_n 80._o only_o this_o be_v add_v that_o so_o far_o as_o god_n will_n be_v the_o first_o cause_n determine_v of_o any_o thing_n that_o will_v be_v so_o far_o he_o be_v eternal_o the_o cause_n of_o the_o truth_n of_o this_o proposition_n hoc_fw-la erit_fw-la when_o such_o a_o proposition_n shall_v be_v 81._o but_o where_o god_n will_v be_v not_o the_o first_o cause_n of_o the_o thing_n which_o will_v be_v there_o it_o be_v not_o his_o cause_v the_o truth_n of_o the_o proposition_n that_o be_v the_o cause_n that_o it_o will_v be_v though_o his_o knowledge_n be_v a_o medium_n from_o whence_o it_o may_v logical_o be_v infer_v that_o it_o will_v be_v 82._o moreover_o whatever_o be_v from_o eternity_n must_v be_v res_fw-la or_o modus_fw-la rei_fw-la or_o relatio_fw-la but_o from_o eternity_n there_o be_v no_o res_fw-la futura_fw-la no_o modus_fw-la rei_fw-la futurae_fw-la no_o relatio_fw-la rei_fw-la futurae_fw-la etc._n futurae_fw-la futurae_fw-la futurae_fw-la i_o know_v that_o the_o judicious_a greg._n arim._n 1._o d._n 28._o q._n 3._o pag._n 122_o etc._n etc._n assert_v these_o four_o thing_n 1._o that_o aliquid_fw-la potest_fw-la reserri_fw-la realiter_fw-la ad_fw-la non_fw-la ens_fw-la 2._o non_fw-la ens_fw-la potest_fw-la realiter_fw-la referri_fw-la ad_fw-la ens_fw-la 3._o quod_fw-la deus_fw-la aeternaliter_fw-la referebatur_fw-la ad_fw-la creaturam_fw-la quae_fw-la non_fw-la erat_fw-la 4._o quod_fw-la deus_fw-la realiter_fw-la reserlur_n ad_fw-la creaturam_fw-la ex_fw-la tempore_fw-la and_o his_o reason_n be_v very_o considerable_a for_o three_o of_o they_o but_o as_o to_o the_o second_o which_o concern_v our_o case_n he_o fail_v for_o 1._o his_o first_o reason_n that_o relation_n be_v ever_o mutual_a or_o convertible_a i_o deny_v his_o proof_n as_o vain_a as_o to_o the_o reality_n of_o the_o relation_n 2._o and_o that_o res_fw-la non_fw-la existens_fw-la be_v causa_fw-la i_o deny_v fuit_fw-la causa_fw-la non_fw-la est_fw-la 2._o and_o remember_v that_o he_o instance_v only_o in_o thing_n as_o cause_v or_o foreknow_v sin_n therefore_o can_v be_v call_v future_a but_o as_o fore-known_a 3._o remember_v that_o his_o master_n ockam_n have_v oft_o in_o quodl_n prove_v that_o relation_n be_v nothing_o beside_o the_o quid_fw-la absolution_n and_o reason_n be_v nothing_o but_o comparabilitas_fw-la all_o be_v but_o to_o say_v that_o god_n fore-knew_a what_o will_v be_v and_o therefore_o have_v there_o be_v such_o a_o proposition_n from_o eternity_n as_o this_o will_n be_v it_o have_v be_v true_a vid._n aquin._n 1._o p._n d._n 38._o q._n 1._o a._n 1._o bonav_n ib._n a._n 1._o q._n 1._o &_o 2._o durand_n 1._o d._n 38._o q._n 1._o scot._n ib._n q._n 1._o cajet_fw-fr banne_n rip_n zumel_n nazar_n molin_n vasqu_n arrub._n etc._n etc._n 1._o p._n q._n 14._o a._n 8._o greg._n valent._n 1._o p._n d._n 1._o q._n 14._o punc_fw-la 5._o s_o 3._o alvar._n the_o auxil_n disp_n 16._o snarez_n de_fw-fr a●xil_n l._n 1._o c._n 13._o
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vera_fw-la incomplexa_fw-la illa_fw-la vero_fw-la quae_fw-la voluntatem_fw-la ejus_fw-la sequuntur_fw-la non_fw-la scit_fw-la deus_fw-la per_fw-la illa_fw-la complexa_fw-la neque_fw-la per_fw-la aliquid_fw-la aliud_fw-la à_fw-la voluntate_fw-la ejus_fw-la semota_fw-la sed_fw-la per_fw-la svam_fw-la voluntatem_fw-la vel_fw-la per_fw-la svam_fw-la substantiam_fw-la cum_fw-la voluntate_fw-la etc._n etc._n more_o presumption_n still_o he_o say_v god_n know_v complexa_fw-la sed_fw-la non_fw-la complexe_v and_o who_o know_v what_o sense_n those_o word_n have_v what_o mean_v he_o by_o complexa_fw-la but_o notion_n that_o be_v name_n and_o proposition_n as_o distinct_a from_o the_o thing_n and_o what_o be_v it_o to_o know_v proposition_n complexe_v but_o to_o know_v they_o as_o they_o be_v and_o what_o be_v it_o to_o know_v they_o incomplexe_v unless_o it_o be_v to_o know_v quid_fw-la physicum_fw-la a_o proposition_n be_v or_o to_o know_v that_o it_o be_v no_o proposition_n that_o be_v to_o 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perfect_a intuition_n and_o so_o make_v not_o proposition_n in_o himself_o by_o know_v thing_n but_o if_o it_o be_v the_o truth_n of_o this_o proposition_n deus_fw-la est_fw-la that_o you_o mean_v it_o suppose_v that_o proposition_n to_o exist_v for_o quod_fw-la non_fw-la est_fw-la non_fw-la verum_fw-la est_fw-la and_o so_o to_o exist_v in_o god_n which_o be_v deny_v and_o it_o be_v that_o proposition_n that_o bradwardine_n speak_v of_o but_o if_o by_o truth_n you_o mean_v nothing_o but_o god_n essence_n that_o be_v not_o a_o complex_fw-la object_n which_o he_o speak_v of_o and_o he_o say_v not_o that_o god_n know_v svam_fw-la essentiam_fw-la &_o creata_fw-la vel_fw-la futura_fw-la but_o that_o he_o know_v per_fw-la svam_fw-la essentiam_fw-la quod_fw-la deus_fw-la est_fw-la &_o est_fw-la omnipotens_fw-la aeternus_fw-la etc._n etc._n &_o per_fw-la svam_fw-la essentiam_fw-la cum_fw-la voluntate_fw-la quod_fw-la mundus_fw-la futurus_fw-la est_fw-la so_o that_o it_o be_v a_o proposition_n 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we_o that_o every_o nothing_o which_o they_o make_v a_o name_n for_o be_v therefore_o something_o yea_o some_o of_o they_o god_n himself_o what_o i_o have_v say_v of_o divine_a intellection_n i_o say_v of_o his_o volition_n of_o which_o cap._n 20_o 21._o bradwardine_n say_v that_o voluta_n priora_fw-la viz._n deum_fw-la esse_fw-la omnipotentem_fw-la esse_fw-la bonum_fw-la cognoscentem_fw-la etc._n etc._n sunt_fw-la causa_fw-la but_o 1._o it_o be_v too_o bold_a to_o say_v that_o god_n will_v be_v a_o effect_n 2._o if_o it_o be_v so_o it_o must_v be_v his_o essence_n omnipotency_n and_o intellect_n that_o be_v the_o cause_n of_o his_o will_n and_o not_o a_o complex_fw-la verity_n as_o deus_fw-la est_fw-la omnipotens_fw-la bone_fw-la est_fw-la etc._n etc._n for_o god_n will_v be_v not_o cause_v by_o proposition_n 3._o if_o you_o say_v that_o his_o volition_n as_o terminate_v objective_o on_o his_o essence_n goodness_n etc._n etc._n be_v his_o will_n in_o act_n se_fw-la velle_fw-la which_o some_o call_v the_o three_o person_n yet_o here_o will_v be_v no_o cause_n and_o effect_v but_o our_o distinct_a partial_a conception_n of_o that_o incomprehensible_a simplicity_n which_o have_v no_o real_a diversity_n or_o priority_n sect_n vi_o of_o god_n knowledge_n and_o the_o coexistence_n of_o the_o creature_n 88_o augustine_n well_o and_o true_o say_v that_o foreknowledge_n in_o god_n be_v the_o same_o with_o the_o knowledge_n of_o thing_n present_a past_a present_a and_o future_a through_o his_o infiniteness_n and_o eternity_n be_v alike_o to_o he_o even_o all_o as_o present_v 89._o but_o this_o depend_v upon_o the_o indivisibility_n of_o eternity_n in_o which_o all_o the_o thing_n of_o time_n be_v include_v and_o co-exist_a 90._o thus_o say_v augustine_n li._n 2._o ad_fw-la simplic_fw-la q._n 2._o quid_fw-la est_fw-la praescientia_fw-la nisi_fw-la scientia_fw-la futurorum_fw-la quid_fw-la autem_fw-la futurum_fw-la est_fw-la deo_fw-la qui_fw-la omne_fw-la supergreditur_fw-la tempora_fw-la si_fw-mi enim_fw-la in_o scientia_fw-la res_fw-la ipsas_fw-la habet_fw-la non_fw-la sunt_fw-la ei_fw-la futurae_fw-la sed_fw-la praesentes_fw-la ac_fw-la
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