A defence of Christianity against the work of George B. English, A.M., entitled The grounds of Christianity examined ...

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  • English, George Bethune, -- 1787-1828.,
  • Apologetics.

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Statementby Edward Everett.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 31440.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxx, 484 p.
Number of Pages484
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Open LibraryOL17710880M

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