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Wirkungsgeschichte, Reception History, Reception Theory. / Knight, Mark James.

In: Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Vol. 33, No. 2, 12.2010, p. 137-146.

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Knight, MJ 2010, 'Wirkungsgeschichte, Reception History, Reception Theory', Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 137-146. https://doi.org/10.1177/0142064X10385858

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Knight MJ. Wirkungsgeschichte, Reception History, Reception Theory. Journal for the Study of the New Testament. 2010 Dec;33(2):137-146. https://doi.org/10.1177/0142064X10385858

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Knight, Mark James. / Wirkungsgeschichte, Reception History, Reception Theory. In: Journal for the Study of the New Testament. 2010 ; Vol. 33, No. 2. pp. 137-146.

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