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Published by Paulines Publications Africa in Nairobi .
Written in English


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StatementElena Rastello and Humphrey Sipalla Jr (eds).
SeriesFaith and society series -- no. 12
ContributionsRastello, Elena., Sipalla, Humphrey.
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16241053M
ISBN 109966082107
LC Control Number2007380063

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