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Priestcraft Defended. A Sermon Occasioned by the Expulsion of Six Young Gentlemen from the University of Oxford, for Praying, Reading, and Expounding the Scriptures. Humbly dedicated to Mr. V__ C____r and the H__ds of H____s, By their humble Servant The Shaver. The Eleventh Edition Corrected and much Enlarged. To which is added A Further Defence of Priestcraft: Being a practical Improvement of the Shaver's Sermon.


Price: $110.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for G. Keith, in Gracechurch-street; J. Johnson and J. Payne, in Pater-noster-row; and J. Gurney, at No. 54, in Hobourn.: MDCCLXIX. [1769] [Price One Shilling.] 1769

Item Number: 17649

"John MacGowan (1726-1780) Scottish particular Baptist minister. ""He was converted among the Wesleyan Methodists, and by them ordained to the ministry... he left the Methodists and untied with the Congregationalists; light continuing to increase upon him, he followed the Saviour in immersion. In July, 1767 he was ordained pastor of the Devonshire Square church, London. He continued in this office till his death.""--Cathcart: Baptist Ency., p.730. ""Macgowan was probably more effective with his pen than in the pulpit, certainly if the number of titles authored a... View more info