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Ayer, Joseph Cullen. A Source Book for Ancient Church History. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1913.

Backhouse, Edward. Early Church History, 2nd ed. Edited by Charles Taylor. London: Hamilton Adams & Co., 1885.

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Backhouse, Edward. Witnesses for Christ. London: Headly Bros., 1899.

Backhouse, Edward. Witnesses for Christ, 2nd ed. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1894.

Bacon, Leonard Woolsey. A History of American Christianity, vol. 13. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1907.

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Barber, John 14. Patmos and the Seven Churches of Asia. Bridgeport: Bradley & Peck, 1851.

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The First Hundred Years: Pawkatuck Seventh Day Baptist Church, Westerly: The Utter Co., 1940.

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Hatch, Edwin. The Organization of the Early Christian Churches, London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1892.

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Howell, Emma. The Great Advent Movement. Tacoma Park: Review Herald Publishing Assn., 1935.

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James, G. P. R. Dark Scenes of History. New York: Harper Bros., 1850.

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Jarvis, Samuel Farmar. The Church of the Redeemed. Boston: Charles Simpson Co., 1850.

John, Bishop of Bristol. The Ecclesiastical History of the Second and Third Centuries, 2nd ed. Cambridge: J. & J.J. Deighton, 1826.

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King, Peter. An Inquiry into the Constitution, Discipline, Unity and Worship of the

Primitive Church. New York: G. Lane & P. P. Sanford, 1841.

Latourette, Kenneth Scott. A History of the Expansion of Christianity, vol. 1. New York: Harper & Bros., 1937.

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Marsh, John. An Epitome of General Ecclesiastical History. New York: J. Tilden & Co., 1844.

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The Martyrs of Spain. New York: Robert Carter & Bros., 1865.

Maycock, A. L. The Inquisition. London: Constable & Co., n.d.

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Milman, Henry Hart. History of Latin Christianity, 6 vols. 2nd ed. London: John Murray, 1857.

Miller, D. L. The Seven Churches of Asia. Elgin: Brethren, 1907.

Milner, Joseph. The History of the Church of Christ. Philadelphia: Hogan & Thompson, 1835.

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Mosheim, John Lawrence. Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, 4 vols. London: Gilbert & Rivington, 1845.

Murdock, James, ed. Historical Commentaries on the State of Christianity, 2 vols. New York: Trow & Smith, 1868.

Newman, A. H. A History of the Baptist Churches of the United States. Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1898.

An Outline of Christianity, 5 vols. New York: Bethlehem, 1926.

Palmer, William. Ecclesiastical History. New York: Stanford & Swords, 1848.

Pike, Godfery Holden. Ancient Meeting Houses. London: Passmore & Alabaster, 1870.

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Purves, George T. Christianity in the Apostolic Age. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1914.

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