Bible study in the World Council of Churches by Richard C. Rowe

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Published by World Council of Churches in Geneva .

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [80]-81.

Book details

Statementby Richard C. Rowe; with a pref. by Oliver Béguin.
SeriesC. W. M. E. research pamphlets, no. 16, Research pamphlets (World Council of Churches. Commission on World Mission and Evangelism) ;, no. 16.
LC ClassificationsBS600.2 .R68
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p.
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5516158M
LC Control Number73485719

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