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ROGERS, EBENEZER PLATT. The Doctrine of Election; Stated, Defended and Applied in Three Discourses. By Rev. E. P. Rogers, A.M., Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Ga. With an Introductory Essay; by Rev. Thomas Smith, D.D., Charleston, S.C. Hartford. Press of Elihu Geer, 10 State St. MDCCCL  Small 12mo.
Bound in publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering on front cover, spine and edges of covers faded, covers soiled some, spine ends starting to fray, yellow endpapers, light to medium foxing.
Collation: -86, 94. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, (1) contents, (1) preface, [v]-xi preface by Thomas Smyth, (1) blank, -104pp.
Ebenezer Platt Rogers (1817-1881) Presbyterian minister, graduated from Yale 1837, studied Princeton 1837-38, licensed South Assoc. of Litchfield county, Conn. 1840, ordained Hampton Assoc. same year. He was minister Cong. Church, Chicopie Falls, Mass., 1840-43; Edwards' Cong. Church, Northampton, Mass., 1843-1846; First Presb. Church, Augusta, Ga., 1847-1854; Seventh Presb. Church, Phila., 1854-1856; First Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, NY, 1856-1862; South Ref. Dutch Church, NY, NY, 1862-1881. "He was an amiable, genial polished Christian gentleman, warmly beloved by his ministerial brethren and by all the congregations he successively served. As a preacher he was lucid, impressive, able, eloquent and thoroughly Scriptural."--Nevin: Presbyterian Encyclopadia, p.782. "The doctrine unfolded and treated in this book, is truly one of those 'hard sayings'--those 'Scriptures which men wrest to their own destruction'--or at least to the injury of that peace and joy in believing, which would impart the assurance of faith to their hearts..."--Introduction.
Title: Doctrine of Election; Stated, Defended and Applied in Three19TH CENTURY BOOKS AMERICAN CHURCH HISTORY CALVINISM The Doctrine of Election; Stated, Defended and Applied in Three Discourses.
Illustrator: Hartford. Press of Elihu Geer
Binding: Bound in publisher's brown cloth
Book Condition: with gilt lettering on front cover, spine and edges of covers faded, covers soiled some, spine ends starting to fray, yellow endpapers, light to medium foxing.
Size: Small 12mo.
Weight: 2.00 Item
Book Number: 16708
Keywords: 19th Century Books, American Church History, Calvinism, Presbyterianism, Doctrine of Election, Theology