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Great beliefs of the church

William F. Orr

Great beliefs of the church

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Published by Board of Christian Education of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology, Doctrinal.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William F. Orr.
    SeriesWestminster Fellowship summer conferences
    ContributionsPresbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Christian Education.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p. ;
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21132076M


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