Baptist councils in America. A historical study of their origin and the principles of their development. by William Henry Allison

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Published by Press of G. K. Hazlitt & co. in Chicago .

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LC ClassificationsBX6340 .A4 1906
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p.
Number of Pages115
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Open LibraryOL6978861M
LC Control Number06046342
OCLC/WorldCa5586338

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Groves, Richard, ed. A Short Declaration of the Mystery of Iniquity. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, A brief biography of Thomas Helwys and the text of his book in modern English form.

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