The layman in Christian history

a project of the Department on the Laity of the World Council of Churches by Stephen Neill

Publisher: Westminster Press in Philadelphia

Written in English
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  • Laity -- History.
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Stephen Charles Neill and Hans-Ruedi Weber.
    ContributionsWeber, Hans Ruedi, joint ed., World Council of Churches. Dept. on the Laity.
    LC ClassificationsBV687 .N4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination408 p.
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5883068M
    LC Control Number63014640

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OCLC Number: Description: pages 23 cm: Contents: Introduction / Stephen Neill --The ancient church, AD / George Huntston Williams --The church of the Roman Empire, / William H.

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