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Pennington writing to his brother Josiah Pennington about a time when he tried to have the pastors of the various denominations of Traverse City turn in a series of articles explaining their denominations, only to have it devolve into a series on who had the stronger claim to Apostolic Succession.


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Pennington, Pacific College, George Fox University, President

Pennington to Josiah Pennington, April 20, 1965



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