By Bruce Shelley
It's approximately time that somebody wrote church heritage that tells approximately humans, not only approximately "eras" and "ages." Church heritage in undeniable Language faucets the roots of our Christian genealogy. It combines authoritative examine with an enthralling kind to carry our historical past domestic to us.
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