Bible translation and African languages
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Published by Acton Publishers in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-220).

Other titlesBible translation & African languages
Statementedited by Gosnell L.O.R. Yorke and Peter M. Renju.
SeriesBible translation in Africa
ContributionsYorke, Gosnell L. O. R., 1953-, Renju, Peter M.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3348055M
ISBN 109966888292
LC Control Number2004360181

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