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Towards a mature African Christianity

Luke Nnamdi Mbefo

Towards a mature African Christianity

by Luke Nnamdi Mbefo

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Published by Spiritan Publications in Enugu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church -- Nigeria.,
    • Christianity -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Christianity and culture.,
    • Nigeria -- Church history -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementLuke Nnamdi Mbefo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1430 .M37 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination122 p. ;
      Number of Pages122
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1650175M
      LC Control Number91208229

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