Jesus and the early church
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Jesus and the early church New Testament history : in the words of the Good News Bible.

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Published by Bible Society in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Title from cover.

Other titlesBible. N.T. Acts. English. Good News. 1982.
SeriesSpecial edition Good News Bible -- 5
ContributionsBible Society.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.913-1104 :
Number of Pages1104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21286077M

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