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Local theology for the global church

Matthew Cook

Local theology for the global church

principles for an evangelical approach to contextualization

by Matthew Cook

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Published by World Evangelical Alliance Theological Commission in Pasadena .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Matthew Cook [... et al.].
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LC ClassificationsBV2063 .L45 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24553820M
ISBN 109780878081110
LC Control Number2010021964

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