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Statements of the World Council of Churches on social questions

World Council of Churches.

Statements of the World Council of Churches on social questions

with a preface on the development of ecumenical social thinking.

by World Council of Churches.

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Published by Department on Church and Society, Division of Studies in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church and social problems.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 14).

    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p.
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19579823M

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