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3 edition of The original constitution, order and faith of the New-England churches. found in the catalog.

The original constitution, order and faith of the New-England churches.

Comprising the platform of church discipline adopted in 1648. Propositions respecting baptism and consociation of churches answered by the synod of 1662. A confession of faith, adopted by the New-England churches 1680.

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Published by Reprinted for A. Lyman in Portland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congregational churches -- Massachusetts.,
  • Congregational churches -- Politics and government.,
  • Congregational churches -- Catechisms.,
  • Congregational churches -- Creeds.,
  • Massachusetts -- Church history.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an appendix containing the testimony of Rev. Messrs. Higginson, and Hubbard, to the order of the churches, and other minor and valuable documents. Boston, printed.
    GenreCatechisms., Creeds.
    ContributionsHigginson, John, 1616-1708., Hubbard, William, 1621 or 2-1704., Cambridge Synod (1646-1648 : Cambridge, Mass.), Boston synod (1662), Boston synod (1648)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118, 36 p.
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14032679M


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