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Coles, Elisha,

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a native of Northamptonshire, was made steward of Magdalen College, Oxford, during the Commonwealth, when the famous Independent, Dr. Goodwin, was head of that college. After the Restoration be obtained a clerkship in the East India House, which he is supposed to have held until his death in 1688. His name is preserved by his well-known treatise entitled A practical Treatise on God's Sovereignty, originally published in 1673, 4to, and many times reprinted. It is thoroughly Calvinistic.


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Coles, Elisha,'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/c/coles-elisha.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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