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Published by Harvard University] in [Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Eck, Johann, -- 1486-1543.

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Other titlesPredestination and justification in the early writings of John Eck.
The Physical Object
Pagination61 leaves, xi.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19873070M

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