Reading the Bible today in the land of the Bible : pastoral letter by Michel Sabbah

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Published by Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem in [Jerusalem .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- Pastoral letters and charges -- Pastoral letters and charges.,
  • Bible -- Reading,
  • Bible -- Study and teaching.

Edition Notes

# 060999

Book details

Statementof Michel Sabbah, November 1993.
ContributionsCatholic Church. Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. ;
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18905953M

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