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May church ministers be politicians?

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Published by T. & T. Clark Ltd, Seabury Press in Edinburg, New York .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Peter Huizing and Knut Walf.
SeriesConcilium -- 157
ContributionsHuizing, Peter., Walf, Knut.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15065890M
ISBN 100567300374

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