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PUBLISHED BY JOHN HAYWARD.
For Sale by the principal Booksellers generally in the several States.

Press of JonATHAN Howe, No. 39, Merchants Row.

1836.

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Entered according to act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, by Jo HN HAY ward, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.

ADDITIONS. | Antinomians, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 115 Bible Societies, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “ 153 Theological Seminaries, ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “ 154 Progress of Christianity, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “ 154 Salaries of the Clergy, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “ 155 Christian Moderation, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “ 156 !

There are some articles, such as Church Government, Orthodor Creed, Reformation, &c. arranged with the several denomina- ? tions, in alphabetical order.

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THE following pages were intended to form a part of another publication; but as the Creeds or Doctrines of the several denominations of Christians, could not be fully expressed without occupying more room than could be well spared in that work; and as articles of a religious nature might appear rather misplaced in a volume almost exclusively appropriated to geographical descriptions, and statistics of various kinds, the Editor has concluded to publish that part, containing religious intelligence, in a separate volume. With some exceptions, this volume is a compilation from various works of acknowledged authority. The authors which the compiler has consulted, and from which he has taken many of the creeds, forms of church government, modes of worship, &c. are the following: Mosheim and MacLaine's Ecclesiastical History ; Gregory and Ruter's Church History; Buck and Henderson's Theological Dictionaries; Adams' View of Religions; Benedict's History of all Religions; Evans' Sketches; Brown's Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge; Cyclopedia Americana; and many other valuable publications. To the clergy and other gentlemen, who have kindly favored the Editor with their communications and assistance, he tenders his most grateful acknowledgments. Should it be found that the Editor has been so unfortunate as to have made any mistatement in regard to the sentiments of any sect or denomination, he assures the public that the error, when discovered, shall be corrected in some publication, coextensive with the work.

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