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Christendom and Christianity in the Middle Ages

the relations between religion, church, and society

by Adriaan Hendrik Bredero

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Published by W.B. Eerdmans in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 382-389) and indexes.

    StatementAdriaan H. Bredero ; translated by Reinder Bruinsma.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR252 .B7313 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 402 p. ;
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1556545M
    ISBN 100802836925
    LC Control Number91037168


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