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The Resource A compleat view of episcopacy, as exhibited from the fathers of the Christian church, until the close of the second century : : containing an impartial account of them, of their writings, and of what they say concerning bishops and presbyters; with observations, and remarks, tending to shew, that they esteemed these one and the same order of ecclesiastical officers. In answer to those, who have represented it as a certain fact, universally handed down, even from the apostles days, that governing and ordaining authority was exercised by such bishops only, as were of an order superior to presbyters, by Charles Chauncy .., (electronic resource)

A compleat view of episcopacy, as exhibited from the fathers of the Christian church, until the close of the second century : : containing an impartial account of them, of their writings, and of what they say concerning bishops and presbyters; with observations, and remarks, tending to shew, that they esteemed these one and the same order of ecclesiastical officers. In answer to those, who have represented it as a certain fact, universally handed down, even from the apostles days, that governing and ordaining authority was exercised by such bishops only, as were of an order superior to presbyters, by Charles Chauncy .., (electronic resource)

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A compleat view of episcopacy, as exhibited from the fathers of the Christian church, until the close of the second century : : containing an impartial account of them, of their writings, and of what they say concerning bishops and presbyters; with observations, and remarks, tending to shew, that they esteemed these one and the same order of ecclesiastical officers. In answer to those, who have represented it as a certain fact, universally handed down, even from the apostles days, that governing and ordaining authority was exercised by such bishops only, as were of an order superior to presbyters
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A compleat view of episcopacy, as exhibited from the fathers of the Christian church, until the close of the second century :
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containing an impartial account of them, of their writings, and of what they say concerning bishops and presbyters; with observations, and remarks, tending to shew, that they esteemed these one and the same order of ecclesiastical officers. In answer to those, who have represented it as a certain fact, universally handed down, even from the apostles days, that governing and ordaining authority was exercised by such bishops only, as were of an order superior to presbyters
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by Charles Chauncy ..
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Language
eng
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DLC
Citation location within source
  • W30457
  • 12009
  • 12314
Citation source
  • ESTC
  • Evans
  • Sabin
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1705-1787
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Chauncy, Charles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1735-1826
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  • Adams, John
  • Boston Public Library)
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  • Episcopacy
  • Episcopacy
  • Fathers of the church
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A compleat view of episcopacy, as exhibited from the fathers of the Christian church, until the close of the second century : : containing an impartial account of them, of their writings, and of what they say concerning bishops and presbyters; with observations, and remarks, tending to shew, that they esteemed these one and the same order of ecclesiastical officers. In answer to those, who have represented it as a certain fact, universally handed down, even from the apostles days, that governing and ordaining authority was exercised by such bishops only, as were of an order superior to presbyters, by Charles Chauncy .., (electronic resource)
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Note
  • Signatures: [A]B-3P(3P4 verso blank)
  • Error in paging: p. 272 misnumbered 722
  • Errata on p. 474
  • Table of contents at end
  • Advertised in the Boston news-letter, May 30, 1734, as preparing for the press, but not printed until 1771
  • Two states of p. 374 noted. One has the catchword 'these,' the other, the catchword 'Phillippus.'
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
  • John Adams Library copy: minor annotations.
  • John Adams' signature on title page: "John Adams."
  • Rare Books Collection copy has bookplate: Miss Elizabeth Belknap, June 7, 1859.
  • Rare Books Collection copy inscribed on t.p.: "Given by Mr. Sam Eliot to Jeremy Belknap 1771."
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, xiv, 15-474, [3] p.
Lccn
97211714
Note
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894.
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  • Also available on microfiche.
  • Also available on microfiche.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocm19940928
  • (CaSfIA)compleatviewofep1771chau
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A compleat view of episcopacy, as exhibited from the fathers of the Christian church, until the close of the second century : : containing an impartial account of them, of their writings, and of what they say concerning bishops and presbyters; with observations, and remarks, tending to shew, that they esteemed these one and the same order of ecclesiastical officers. In answer to those, who have represented it as a certain fact, universally handed down, even from the apostles days, that governing and ordaining authority was exercised by such bishops only, as were of an order superior to presbyters, by Charles Chauncy .., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: [A]B-3P(3P4 verso blank)
  • Error in paging: p. 272 misnumbered 722
  • Errata on p. 474
  • Table of contents at end
  • Advertised in the Boston news-letter, May 30, 1734, as preparing for the press, but not printed until 1771
  • Two states of p. 374 noted. One has the catchword 'these,' the other, the catchword 'Phillippus.'
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
  • John Adams Library copy: minor annotations.
  • John Adams' signature on title page: "John Adams."
  • Rare Books Collection copy has bookplate: Miss Elizabeth Belknap, June 7, 1859.
  • Rare Books Collection copy inscribed on t.p.: "Given by Mr. Sam Eliot to Jeremy Belknap 1771."
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, xiv, 15-474, [3] p.
Lccn
97211714
Note
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894.
Reproduction note
  • Also available on microfiche.
  • Also available on microfiche.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocm19940928
  • (CaSfIA)compleatviewofep1771chau

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