THE AUTHORITY OF TRADITION CONSIDERED, AT THE LECTURE FOUNDED BY THE HON. JUDGE DUDLEY, IN HARVARD COLLEGE, NOVEMBER 5, 1777. Edward Wigglesworth.

THE AUTHORITY OF TRADITION CONSIDERED, AT THE LECTURE FOUNDED BY THE HON. JUDGE DUDLEY, IN HARVARD COLLEGE, NOVEMBER 5, 1777.

Boston: Fleet, 1778. 12mo, disbound and tanned uniformly. 39, [1 blank] pp, but without the half title. Else Very Good.

An uninhibited attack on Roman Catholics and their Church, reflecting the contemporary revolutionary temper that opposed authority imposed from abroad. Wigglesworth, Harvard's Hollis Professor of Divinity, says he is "exposing the idolatry of the Romish Church, their tyranny, usurpations, damnable heresies, fatal errors, abominable superstitions," etc.
Evans 16171. Item #23946

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