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A history of Western Christianity

Carl Stamm Meyer

A history of Western Christianity

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Published by Concordia Pub. House in St. Louis .
Written in English

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  • Church history.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Carl S. Meyer [and] Neelak S. Tjernagel. Edited by Harold W. Rast.
    ContributionsTjernagel, Neelak S. 1906- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR145.2 .M455
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p.
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5706906M
    ISBN 100570015057
    LC Control Number70164503
    OCLC/WorldCa164180


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