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historic faith and a changing world.

W. Norman Pittenger

historic faith and a changing world.

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity -- 20th century

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR481 .P5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 181 p.
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6069786M
    LC Control Number50008289
    OCLC/WorldCa864634


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