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Her-stories

Her-stories

hidden histories of women of faith in Africa

  • 195 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Cluster Publications in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Women in Christianity.,
    • Women and religion -- Africa.,
    • Women -- Religious life.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-428).

      Statementedited by Isabel Aphawo Phiri, Devarakshanam Betty Govinden, Sarojini Nadar.
      ContributionsPhiri, Isabel Apawo., Govinden, Devarakshanam Betty., Nadar, Sarojini.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1713 .H47 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 428 p. ;
      Number of Pages428
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3645512M
      ISBN 101875053336
      LC Control Number2002482108
      OCLC/WorldCa50682475

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