Doing theology in a divided world papers from the Sixth International Conference of the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians, January 5-13, 1983, Geneva, Switzerland by Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians. International Conference

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Statementedited by Virginia Fabella and Sergio Torres.
ContributionsFabella, Virginia., Torres, Sergio.
LC ClassificationsBR118 .E27 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
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Open LibraryOL2852335M
ISBN 100883441977
LC Control Number84014712

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