A third defence [by J. Ollyffe] of ministerial conformity to the Church of England, in answer to mr. Calamy's objections against the former; in a letter annext to his third part of [A defence of] moderate nonconformity

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J. Downing, 1706 - Dissenters, Religious - 166 pages
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