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March 23

Pulpit

1657 – Richard Coppin was arrested for preaching Universalism. One of the first two Englishmen known to have preached universal salvation, he was arrested under a 1648 statute that required belief in future judgment. There was an outcry against the law, and Coppin was released.

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