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Dictionary of ecclesiastical terms.

J. S. Purvis

Dictionary of ecclesiastical terms.

by J. S. Purvis

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Published by T. Nelson in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEcclesiastical terms.
    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR95 .P8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination204 p.
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5867192M
    LC Control Number62051845
    OCLC/WorldCa378798

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