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The principal causes of the opposition to Christianity considered

Backus, Charles

The principal causes of the opposition to Christianity considered

in a sermon, delivered at the ordination of the Rev. Zephaniah Swift Moore, to the pastoral care of the Congregational Church in Leicester, Massachusetts, January 10, 1798.

by Backus, Charles

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Published by by Leonard Worcester. in Printed at Worcester [Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moore, Zephaniah Swift, -- 1770-1823.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Charles Backus, A.M. Pastor of a church in Somers, Connecticut.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 33353.
    ContributionsFiske, Nathan, 1733-1799., Austin, Samuel, 1760-1830., First Congregational Church (Leicester, Mass.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination35, [1] p.
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14621819M

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