Dictionary of Christianity
An alphabetically organized reference to essential facts about the main branches of Christianity, including information about saints, popes, martyrs, orders, heresies, schisms, and religious movements, as well as terms, legends, concepts, symbolism, and archaic names. Fully cross-referenced. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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