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Why theology?

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Published by SCM Press, Orbis Books in London, Maryknoll, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology.,
  • Theology -- Study and teaching.,
  • Theology -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Claude Geffré and Werner Jeanrond.
    SeriesConcilium ;, 1994/6, Concilium (Glen Rock, N.J.) ;, 1994/6.
    ContributionsGeffré, Claude., Jeanrond, Werner G., 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR118 .W565 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 134 p. ;
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL928611M
    ISBN 100334030293, 0883448815
    LC Control Number95228375
    OCLC/WorldCa31769745


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