Asia looks at western christendom by Thomas Ohm

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Published by Herder, Nelson in Freiburg, London .

Written in English

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Based on the original version of "Asiens Kritik am abendländischen Christentum", Munich: Kösel, 1948.

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Statement(translated from the German by Irene Marinoff).
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