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Christianity: a historical religion?

J. W. C. Wand

Christianity: a historical religion?

by J. W. C. Wand

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Published by Judson Press in Valley Forge, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Historicity,
  • History -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Christianity -- Essence, genius, nature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBy William Wand.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.H5 W35 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4584837M
    ISBN 100817005544
    LC Control Number77180505

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