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Theology in the Service of the Church

Essays in Honor of Thomas W. Gillespie

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Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology,
  • Philosophy Of Christianity,
  • Theology (General),
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Christian theology,
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Christianity - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomas W. Gillespie (Editor), Wallace M., Jr. Alston (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7903810M
    ISBN 100802838812
    ISBN 109780802838810

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