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A world history of Christianity

A world history of Christianity

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity.,
  • Church history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    Statementedited by Adrian Hastings.
    ContributionsHastings, Adrian.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 594p. :
    Number of Pages594
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19682881M
    ISBN 100264674995


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