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Understanding the faith of the Church

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Published by Seabury Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • Theology, Doctrinal -- Popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Richard A. Norris, with the assistance of a group of editorial advisors under the direction of the Church"s Teaching Series Committee.
    SeriesThe Church"s teaching series ; 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT77 .N68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 262 p. ;
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4402638M
    ISBN 100816404216, 0816422176
    ISBN 109780866839051
    LC Control Number79004039

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This workbook walks students through the essentials of the Christian faith, modeling the format of The Westminster Shorter Catechism.

This workbook has. The Book of Revelation is the revelation of Jesus Christ. It is a series of prophecies dealing with the conflict between good and evil – Christ and Satan. It is therefore an incredibly important document.

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