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History of Christianity in Africa

A. Graybill Brubaker

History of Christianity in Africa

from AD 1500

by A. Graybill Brubaker

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Published by Kachere Series in Zomba, Malawi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-282) and index.

StatementAllen Graybill Brubaker.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 294 p. ;
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23141398M
ISBN 109789990887068
LC Control Number2007383283
OCLC/WorldCa137325393


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