The social God by Kenneth Leech

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Published by Sheldon in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Church and social problems.

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Includes index.

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StatementKenneth Leech.
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LC ClassificationsHN31
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,167p. ;
Number of Pages167
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Open LibraryOL22316559M
ISBN 100859693422

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