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"The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart." -- Richard Adams
Richard Adams (ca. 1626 — 7 February 1698), a non-conforming English Presbyterian divine, author of various sermons and other writings in divinity, was the grandson of Richard Adams, the rector of Woodchurch, in the part of Cheshire which is called the hundred of Wirral, and son of Charles Adams, who, with his brother Randall, was brought up to the church, and became the father of four Adams ... Richard, Peter, Thomas, and Charles, who were all clergymen.

Adams was admitted to Brasenose College, Oxford on 24 March 1646, where he became fellow, and took his master's degree in 1651. In 1655 he was settled in the church of St. Mildred, Bread-street, London, where he was a very useful preacher, and was regarded as an ornament to his function. Being unable to comply with the terms of ministerial conformity settled on the restoration of Charles II, he resigned the living, but continued to reside in London, where, when the times allowed of non-conforming services being publicly conducted, he became pastor of a small congregation of Presbyterian dissenters, whose place of worship was situated in Parish-street, in the Borough. In this situation he remained till his death on 7 February 1698. A sermon preached on occasion of his death, by John Howe, an eminent non-conforming preacher was printed, and contains a strong testimony to his harmless, useful, and holy life.

He was the author of the exposition of the Epistles to the Philippians and Colossians in the supplement to Poole's Annotations, and of various printed sermons. He joined Edward Veal, another non-conforming minister in writing prefaces to several of the treatises of Stephen Charnock.

He published also two works of his brother Thomas Adams; namely, Protestant Union, and The Main Principles of the Christian Religion, 8vo. 1675.

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Total Books: 243
Adventures of Gavin Maxwell
Adventures of Gavin Maxwell (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780706239744
ISBN-10: 0706239741
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Antarctica Voices from the Silent Continent
Antarctica Voices From the Silent Continent [Headway Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780340542552
ISBN-10: 0340542551
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Antiguas Civilizaciones del Nuevo Mundo
Antiguas Civilizaciones Del Nuevo Mundo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788484321057
ISBN-10: 8484321053
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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The Best Of Ernest Thompson Seton
The Best of Ernest Thompson Seton (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780006164524
ISBN-10: 0006164528
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Bureaucats
The Bureaucats (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670801206
ISBN-10: 0670801208
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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A Commentary on the Prayer Book
A Commentary on the Prayer Book (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781150102493
ISBN-10: 1150102497
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A Commentary On The Prayer Book For The Use Of Overworked Pastors And Teachers In The Church And School
Community Culture and National Change
Community Culture and National Change (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780939238262
ISBN-10: 0939238268
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A Community in the Andes Problems and Progress in Muquiyauyo
A Community in the Andes Problems and Progress in Muquiyauyo (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780295737478
ISBN-10: 0295737476
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The Complete Iggy Pop
The Complete Iggy Pop (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781905287024
ISBN-10: 190528702X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
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Daniel
Daniel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781903110379
ISBN-10: 1903110378
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Day Gone By
The Day Gone By (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140147650
ISBN-10: 0140147659
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The Day Gone by Autobiography
The Day Gone By Autobiography (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780091739676
ISBN-10: 0091739675
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Day Gone By The
Day Gone By The (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679401179
ISBN-10: 0679401172
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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Dear GodDear George
Dear Goddear George (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780716203483
ISBN-10: 0716203480
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
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The Delaware Indians A Brief History
The Delaware Indians a Brief History (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780910746175
ISBN-10: 0910746176
Genre: Nonfiction
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Die Hunde des Schwarzen Todes  Roman
Die Hunde Des Schwarzen Todes Roman [7296 460] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783548202341
ISBN-10: 3548202349
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El Viaje De Los Tigres/the Voyage of the Tigers
El VIaje De Los Tigres/the Voyage of the Tigers [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788426435873
ISBN-10: 8426435874
Genre: Children's Books
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Farmacologia Y Terapeutica Veterinaria
Farmacologia Y Terapeutica Veterinaria (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788420010007
ISBN-10: 8420010006
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For a Better World A Social Action Guide for Churches
For a Better World a Social Action Guide for Churches [Lynx interactive training courses] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780745926827
ISBN-10: 0745926827
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Frommer's Australia
Frommer's Australia (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780028652153
ISBN-10: 0028652150
Genre: Travel
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Ideas for Science Projects [Experimental Science] (Paperback)Paperback
Wwwadvertising [Design Directories] (Hardcover)