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Early Christianity

Burton Scott Easton

Early Christianity

The purpose of Acts, and other papers.

by Burton Scott Easton

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Published by S.P.C.K. in London .
Written in English

  • Easton, Burton Scott, -- 1877-1950,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Acts.,
  • New Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Frederick C. Grant.
    ContributionsGrant, Frederick C. 1891-1974.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14932518M

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