The Catholic Church in History Legend and Reality by Keith D. Lewis

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Subjects:

  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • History,
  • Church History,
  • Roman Catholic Church,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Christianity - History - Catholic,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Christianity - Catholicism,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Apologetic works,
  • Catholic Church

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages184
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Open LibraryOL8124279M
ISBN 10082452389X
ISBN 109780824523893

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The Bible is the collection of books that the Catholic Church decided could be read at Mass. It is a collection of books written by different authors with different writing styles over thousands of years for different audiences.

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