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A57067 Some stop to the gangrene of Arminianism lately promoted by M. John Goodwin in his book entituled, Redemption redeemed, or, The doctrine of election & reprobation : in six sermons, opened and cleared from the old Pelagian and late Arminian errors / by Richard Resburie ... Resbury, Richard, 1607-1674. 1651 (1651) Wing R1136; ESTC R16922 72,771 138

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