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Sexuality and the Christian tradition.

Joseph Blenkinsopp

Sexuality and the Christian tradition.

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Published by Pflaum Press in Dayton, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex -- Religious aspects.,
  • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    SeriesThemes for today
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ63 .B5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 127 p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4438097M
    LC Control Number79093011


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