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ANSWERS TO EACH DISSENTING BODY
RELATIVE TO ITS PRETENDED GROUNDS OF SEPARATION.

BY JOHNSON GRANT, M.A.

OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, Oxford,

VOL. III.
CARRYING DOWN THE NARRATIVE TO THE

YEAR 1800;

AND INTRODUCING DISCUSSIONS OF
THE PRINCIPLES HELD BY PRESBYTERIANS, ARIANS,
MORA VIANS, HUTHINSONIANS, SWEDENBORGIANS,

METHODISTS, AND SOCINIAŅS.

“ It is not St. Augustine's, or St. Ambrose's works, that will make so wise
a divine, as ecclesiastical history, thoroughly read and observed."

LORD Bacon.

Oto LONDON:
PRINTED FOR J. HATCHARD AND SON,
187, OPPOSITE ALBANY, PICCADILLY.

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PREFACE.

The various testimonies of approbation with which the two preceding Volumes of this Ecclesiastical History have been received, were, Í confess, sufficiently flattering to have stimulated my diligence to a less lingering execution of the remainder. My reasons for delay need not now be assigned: let it suffice to state, as one advantage resulting from the suspended labour, that, on being resumed, it wore the freshness of novelty, and allured the writer to alertness in investigation.

But while I seem thus to boast of compliments addressed to me, I must not conceal a complaint with which they have been mingled, that the dignity and utility of this History have sustained considerable injury, by my detailed notice of the Joannite sect, who might have been left to expire in the socket of their own fatuity

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