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The origins of organization and government in the early church

The origins of organization and government in the early church

being the sixth annual lecture before the theological union of Mount Allison Wesleyan College

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Published by J. & A. McMillan in Saint John, N.B .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church polity -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. Evans.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (52 fr.).
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20341801M
    ISBN 100665282788

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