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Publication information: Book title: The Bible in Africa: Transactions, Trajectories, and Trends. Contributors: Gerald O. West - Editor, Musa W. Dube - Editor. Publisher: Brill. Place of publication: Boston. Publication year: 2000. Page number: 125.
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