Community Formation In the Early Church and in the Church Today by Richard N. Longenecker

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Published by Hendrickson Publishers .

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  • Christian communities & monasticism,
  • Christian life & practice,
  • History,
  • Church polity,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Theology - Ecclesiology,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • General,
  • Early church, ca. 30-600

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages251
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Open LibraryOL8665895M
ISBN 101565637186
ISBN 109781565637184

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