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A short history of our religion from Moses to the present day by David Churchill Somervell

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Published by G. Bell and Son Ltd. in London .
Written in English


  • Church of England -- History,
  • Church history

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Edition Notes

Statementby D. C. Somervell
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 347 p.
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14720192M
LC Control Number22025418

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