Personal renewal through Christian conversion by W. Curry Mavis

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Published by Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City in Kansas City, Mo .

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Bibliography: p. 162-165.

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Statementby W. Curry Mavis.
LC ClassificationsBV4916 .M3
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p.
Number of Pages165
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Open LibraryOL5056526M
LC Control Number74019311

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