Church, Thomas Dd
Church, Thomas D.D., a divine of the Church of England, was born 1707, and educated at Brazenose College, Oxford. In 1740 he was made vicar of Battersea, and afterwards prebend of St. Paul's. He died in 1756. Among his publications are, Essay on the Demeniacs of N.T. (Lond. 1737, 8vo); Doctrine of the Church of England on Regeneration (Lond. 1739, 8vo); Vindication of the miraculous Powers of the Church in the first three Centuries (answer to Middleton [Lond. 1750, 8vo]). He wrote also several tracts against Wesley and the Methodists, notices of which may be found in Wesley's Journals (Works, 5:265, 6:145).