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The light of the nations evangelical renewal and advance in the nineteenth century by Orr, J. Edwin

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Published by W. B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids .
Written in English


  • Church history -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 277-288.

Statementby J. Edwin Orr.
SeriesThe Advance of Christianity through the centuries,, v. 8
LC ClassificationsBR477 .O7 1966a
The Physical Object
Pagination302 p.
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5977910M
LC Control Number66005059

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