Anabaptists by Hans-JuМ€rgen Goertz

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-207) and index.

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StatementHans-Jürgen Goertz ; translated into English by Trevor Johnson.
SeriesChristianity and society in the modern world
LC ClassificationsBX4931.2 .G6313 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL975027M
ISBN 100415082382
LC Control Number96012032

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