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Puritan library books, online (286 mb) by samuel clarke (lives of puritans) treatise on the lord's a prolific preacher and writer the true doctrine of. Like the pilgrims, the puritans were english protestants who believed that the reforms of the church of england did not go far enough in their view, the liturgy was. The puritans christian books about and by the puritans discover these great physicians of the soul through their penetrating theological works. Puritan and reformed sermons and other writings, many in modern language authors include jonathan edwards, richard baxter, and samuel rutherford. Find details about every creative writing competition—including poetry contests, short story competitions, essay contests, awards for novels, grants for translators.
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