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Churches and sects of Christendom

J. L. Neve

Churches and sects of Christendom

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Published by Lutheran Publishing House in Blair, Nebraska .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creeds -- Comparative studies,
  • Sects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementby J.L. Neve.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT990 .N4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination509 p. ;
    Number of Pages509
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19674260M


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OCLC Number: Description: pages 24 cm: Contents: I. Creeds and confessions of faith Origin, development and significance Of interest also to laymen Traces of confessional phrases in scripture The confessions an expression of Christian experience Confessions still timely The confessions as standards of faith common.

The Eastern Orthodox churches and related organizations --The Eastern Orthodox churches --The schismatic churches --The Roman Catholic church --Roman Catholicism as an organization --The Roman Catholic dogma --Old-Catholic Church and its relatives --The Lutheran church --The Reformed and the Presbyterian churches --The Anglican and Episcopal.

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