The challenge of religious studies

  • 150 Pages
  • 0.92 MB
  • English
InterVarsity Press , Downers Grove, Ill
Bible -- Study and teac
Statement[by] Kenneth G. Howkins. Foreword by John W. Alexander.
LC ClassificationsBS600.2 .H68 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5429612M
ISBN 100877847142
LC Control Number73075896

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