Book Review: Oral Tradition and the New Testament: A Guide for the Perplexed

  title={Book Review: Oral Tradition and the New Testament: A Guide for the Perplexed},
  author={Zeba A. Crook},
  journal={Biblical Theology Bulletin},
  pages={228 - 229}
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