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Heretics the creation of Christianity, from the Gnostics to the modern church by Wright, Jonathan

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Christian heresies,
  • Christian heretics,
  • Church history

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-322) and index.

StatementJonathan Wright
LC ClassificationsBT1315.3 .W75 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 338 p. ;
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24881428M
ISBN 10015101387X
ISBN 109780151013876
LC Control Number2010043049

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