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Chapters into verse poetry in English inspired by the Bible

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible -- History of Biblical events -- Poetry,
  • Religious poetry, English,
  • Religious poetry, American

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Statementassembled and edited by Robert Atwan & Laurance Wieder.
ContributionsAtwan, Robert., Wieder, Laurance, 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1191 .C44 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1732534M
ISBN 100195069137, 0195083059
LC Control Number92037206

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