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Reflections on Indian Christian theology

V. C. Rajasekaran

Reflections on Indian Christian theology

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Published by Christian Literature Society in Madras .
Written in English

  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Theology, Doctrinal -- India.,
    • Christianity and other religions.,
    • India -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [202]-204) and index.

      Statementby V.C. Rajasekaran.
      ContributionsChristian Literature Society for India.
      LC ClassificationsBT30.I5 R35 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL639483M
      LC Control Number96904381

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Reflections on Indian Christian theology. Madras: Christian Literature Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: V C Rajasekaran; Christian Literature Society for India.

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