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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Doctrines,
  • Original Sin,
  • Church controversies,
  • Laity,
  • Church history,
  • History of doctrines,
  • Lutheran Church,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Statementby Robert J. Christman
SeriesStudies in medieval and Reformation traditions -- v. 157
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT720 .C47 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25011432M
ISBN 109789004215658
LC Control Number2011034532

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