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The Orthodox Church in Russia a millennial celebration by Mayer, Fred

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Published by Vendome Press, Distributed by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Russkai͡a︡ pravoslavnai͡a︡ t͡s︡erkovʹ,
  • Orthodox Eastern Church -- Soviet Union

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Edition Notes

Statementphotographs by Fred Mayer ; texts by Archbishop Pitirim ... [et al.].
ContributionsPitirim, Archbishop of Volokolamsk.
LC ClassificationsBX510 .M39 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination254, [34] p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3487325M
ISBN 100865650292
LC Control Number82006933

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