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Published by Acton Publishers in Nairobi .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Laurenti Magesa and Zablon Nthamburi.
SeriesAfrican Christianity series
ContributionsMagesa, Laurenti, 1946-, Nthamburi, Zablon John.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2004/05827 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p. ;
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL146163M
ISBN 10996688825X
LC Control Number99892983

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