Self-deception and wholeness in Paul and Matthew
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Published by Fortress Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English


  • Bible. N.T. Epistles of Paul -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. N.T. Matthew -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Self-deception -- Biblical teaching.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-162) and index.

StatementDan O. Via, Jr.
LC ClassificationsBS2545.S33 V52 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 173 p. ;
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1873651M
ISBN 100800624351
LC Control Number90033416

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