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The church in a changing society

by William E. Ramsden

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Abingdon in Nashville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United Methodist Church (U.S.),
    • United States -- Religion.,
    • United States -- Social conditions.,
    • United States -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 109-111.

      StatementWilliam E. Ramsden.
      SeriesInto our third century
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX8373 .R35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p. ;
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4419999M
      ISBN 100687082501
      LC Control Number79024274
      OCLC/WorldCa5676567

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