Christianity and history

by Adolf von Harnack

Publisher: A. & C. Black in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Adolf Harnack ; Translated, with the author"s sanction, by Thomas Bailey Saunders ; with an introductory note.
ContributionsSaunders, Thomas Bailey, 1860-1928, tr.
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LC ClassificationsBR121 .H28 1900
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. ;
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6924819M
LC Control Number03005287
OCLC/WorldCa4317925

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