6 edition of What it means to be human found in the catalog.
by Geneva Press in conjunction with the Office of Theology and Worship, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in Louisville, Ky
Written in English
|Statement||Michelle J. Bartel.|
|Series||Foundations of Christian faith|
|LC Classifications||BT701.3 .B37 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 108 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||108|
|LC Control Number||2001270022|
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