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The world of early Egyptian Christianity

The world of early Egyptian Christianity

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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Statementedited by James E. Goehring and Janet A. Timbie.
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LC ClassificationsBR
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Paginationxix, 226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
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Open LibraryOL22755377M
ISBN 109780813214801


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