religion of the cross a brief essay upon the cross whereof our great Saviour, once crucified for us, will have every Christian to be a sufferer : with some instructions unto the Christian, how to bear the cross appointed for him : occasioned by what was encountred in the death of that vertuous gentlewoman, Mrs. Elizabeth Mather, who expired, 9 d., IX m., 1713. by Cotton Mather

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  • Mather, Elizabeth Clark, d. 1713,
  • Suffering -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Early works to 1800

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ContributionsAmerican Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsBV4530 .M37 1707, BT732.7 .M37 1707
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Pagination[4], 47, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages47
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