CHRISTIAN SECTS A Discovery of 29. Sects Here in London, all of Which, Except the First, are Most Divelish and Damnable, Being These Which Follows, 1641
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CHRISTIAN SECTS A Discovery of 29. Sects Here in London, all of Which, Except the First, are Most Divelish and Damnable, Being These Which Follows, 1641
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CHRISTIAN SECTS
A Discovery of 29. Sects Here in London, all of Which, Except the First, are Most Divelish and Damnable, Being These Which Follows, paperflaw at lower margin of title just touching one letter of imprint, blindstamp on first and last leaf, half calf, worn [Wing D1662A], small 4to, [no publisher], 1641

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  • A list of religious sects active in London in the 1640s, all deemed damnable by the author who provides a pithy and "outraged" comment on each, including "The Familie of Love... they thinke that a man may gaine salvation by shewing himeself loving, especially to his neighbours wife...", "The Brotherhood... it is unlawfull among them to call any one, by any other name than Brother, or sister, and they are as whoring rogues..", "Adamites... a shameless sect... they goe naked when they heare prayers...", "The Persians... hath as much religion as a beast", and the "Donatists... though they have been whore-mongers... or murtherers, yet if they give their store to the poore for that good deed they merit everlasting life".
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