A compleat view of episcopacy, [electronic resource] : 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 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, D.D. Pastor of the First Church of Christ in Boston. ; [Six lines from Bishop Croft]

Chauncy, Charles, 1705-1787 author
Boston: : Printed by Daniel Kneeland, in Queen-Street, for Thomas Leverett, in Corn-Hill., M,DCC,LXXI. [1771]
1 online resource (x, xiv, 15-474, [4] pages)
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 12009.

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Episcopacy -- History of doctrines.
Fathers of the church.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Advertised in the Boston news-letter, May 30, 1734, as preparing for the press, but not printed until 1771.
Error in paging: pages 272 misnumbered 722.
Two states of pages 374 noted. One has the catchword 'these,' the other, the catchword 'Phillippus.'
Errata note, pages 474.
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