People of God, Peoples of God
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People of God, Peoples of God A Jewish-Christian Conversation in Asia by Hans Ucko

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Published by World Council of Churches .
Written in English


  • Religion: general,
  • Spirituality,
  • Social Science,
  • Religion,
  • Sociology of Religion

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages136
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Open LibraryOL8941178M
ISBN 102825411728
ISBN 109782825411728

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