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Published by Christian Literature Association in Malawi in Blantyre, Malawi .
Written in English



  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.


  • Theology -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Christianity and culture -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Christian art and symbolism -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Religious life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMartin Ott.
SeriesKachere monograph,, no. 12
ContributionsOtt, Martin.
LC ClassificationsBT30.A357 O88 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination604 p. :
Number of Pages604
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6814477M
ISBN 109990816301
LC Control Number00284140

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