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beginnings of Christian philosophy the Epistle to the Hebrews by Thompson, James

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Published by Catholic Biblical Association of America in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Bible. N.T. Hebrews -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementby James W. Thompson.
SeriesThe Catholic Biblical quarterly., 13
LC ClassificationsBS2775.2 .T477 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4266354M
ISBN 100915170124
LC Control Number81012295

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