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Theology -advocate or critic of apartheid?

Daniel von Allmen

Theology -advocate or critic of apartheid?

a critical study of the "Landman Report" (1974) of theDutch Reformed Church (South Africa)

by Daniel von Allmen

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Published by World Council of Churches in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEnglish translation by David Lewis.
SeriesWCC exchange -- 3, May 1978
ContributionsSwiss Federation of Protestant Churches. Executive Board., World Council of Churches.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19888770M

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