A scriptural and rational account of the Christian religion particularly concerning justification only by the propitiation and redemption of the Lord Jesus Christ

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  • Justification (Christian theology),
  • Redemption,
  • Theology, Doctrinal

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Statementby Sir Edward Harley
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1635:15
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 11-118, [2] p
Number of Pages118
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Open LibraryOL15043608M

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