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A18610 The religion of protestants a safe vvay to salvation. Or An ansvver to a booke entitled Mercy and truth, or, charity maintain'd by Catholiques, which pretends to prove the contrary. By William Chillingworth Master of Arts of the University of Oxford Chillingworth, William, 1602-1644.; Knott, Edward1582-1656. Mercy and truth. Part 1. 1638 (1638) STC 5138; ESTC S107216 579,203 450

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