Who speaks for the Church? a critique of the 1966 Geneva Conference on Church and Society
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Who speaks for the Church? a critique of the 1966 Geneva Conference on Church and Society by Paul Ramsey

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Published by Saint Andrew P in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sociology, Christian.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published, Nashville: Abingdon P., 1967.

Statementby Paul Ramsey.
The Physical Object
Pagination189p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16506115M
ISBN 100715200283
OCLC/WorldCa30274181

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