The vanity of scoffing, or, A letter to a witty gentleman

evidently shewing the great weakness and unreasonableness of scoffing at the Christian"s faith, on account of its supposed uncertainty : together with the madness of the scoffer"s unchristian choice by Clement Ellis

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Other titlesThe vanity of scoffing, A letter to a witty gentleman, evidently shewing the great weakness and unreasonableness of scoffing at the Christian faith
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 491:19
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 38 p
Number of Pages38
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Open LibraryOL15037967M

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