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origin of Christianity

and a commentary to the Acts of the Apostles.

by Isaac Mayer Wise

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Published by Bloch in Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Christianity -- Origin

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2625 .W565
    The Physical Object
    Pagination535 p.
    Number of Pages535
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5839839M
    LC Control Number61056723


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