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history of Christianity by Roland Herbert Bainton

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Published by Nelson in London .
Written in English


  • Church history.

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American ed. (New York, American Heritage Pub. Co.) has title: The Horizon history of Christianity.

StatementRoland H. Bainton.
The Physical Object
Pagination432 p. :
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21458617M

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