Scripture and the use of scripture proceedings of the second symposium of the Institute for Theological Research (UNISA) held at the University of South Africa in Pretoria on the 19th and 20th September 1978

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  • Bible -- Study and teaching -- South Africa -- Congresses,
  • Bible -- Theology -- Congresses,
  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses

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StatementW.S. Vorster, editor.
ContributionsVorster, W. S., University of South Africa. Institute for Theological Research.
LC ClassificationsBS586S6 S34
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Paginationx, 162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19391054M
ISBN 100869811479

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