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The rational foundation of a Christian church

Isaac Watts

The rational foundation of a Christian church

and the terms of Christian communion. To which are added Three discourses, ... By Isaac Watts, D.D.

by Isaac Watts

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Published by printed for John Oswald; and James Buckland in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7246, no. 04.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[16],375,[9]p.
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16845959M


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