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Discourses on the following important subjects viz. An account of the rise and fall of the papacy: The import of God"s dwelling with men on earth: The greatness and difficulty of the ministerial office and work: and A brief account of religion, as it centers in the lord Jesus Christ. By Robert Fleming, V.D.M. by Fleming, Robert

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Published by printed and sold by Patrick Mair in Falkirk .
Written in English

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 757, no. 10.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages380
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Open LibraryOL17019789M

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