Christian Perspectives on Theological Anthropology (Faith & Order Papers) by World Council of Churches.

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  • Christian theology,
  • Religion,
  • Ecumenism,
  • Christian Theology - Anthropology,
  • Christianity - Theology - Anthropology

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Number of Pages60
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ISBN 102825414573
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