What is theology?

by Maurice F. Wiles

Publisher: Oxford University Press in London, New York

Written in English
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    StatementMaurice Wiles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR118 .W58
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 117 p. ;
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4597789M
    ISBN 100192135252, 0192890662
    LC Control Number77360493

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