Christianity in Tropical Africa studies presented and discussed at the seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965; edited with and introduction by C.G. Baëta; foreword by Daryll Forde. by International African Seminar, 7th, Accra, 1965

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  • Christianity -- Africa, Sub-Saharan

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ContributionsBaëta, C. G,, International African Institute
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LC ClassificationsBR1360 I5 1965
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Pagination449p.
Number of Pages449
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Open LibraryOL17373300M

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