A DISPLAY OF GOD'S SPECIAL GRACE. IN A FAMILIAR DIALOGUE BETWEEN A MINISTER & A GENTLEMAN OF HIS CONGREGATION, ABOUT THE WORK OF GOD, IN THE CONVICTION AND CONVERSION OF SINNERS, SO REMARKABLY OF LATE BEGUN AND GOING ON IN THESE AMERICAN PARTS...
by [Dickinson, Jonathan]
Boston: Printed by Rogers & Fowle for S. Eliot, 1742. ,vi,111,pp. Contemporary calf, gilt. Spine and corners worn; head and foot of spine chipped. Titlepage backed with later paper. Contemporary author notation on titlepage. Lightly soiled. Several edge tears throughout text. About very good. Jonathan Dickinson (1688-1747) was one of the foremost leaders in the New England Presbyterian Church and the first president of the College of New Jersey (later renamed Princeton University). Throughout his career he actively championed freedom for dissenters and strove to find middle ground between the extremes of the church. This work was one of his most effective, defending revival while maintaining the need for order, stability, and holiness provided by the church. An attestation prefixed to the text is signed in type by Boston ministers Benjamin Colman, Joseph Sewall, Thomas Prince, John Webb, William Cooper, Thomas Foxcroft, and Joshua Gee. Scarce on the market and especially nice in this original condition. EVANS 4931.
(Inventory #: WRCAM43066)
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