Congregationalism as a social action pioneer some possible ways in which we may still improve our total strategy and effectiveness by Ellis H. Dana

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Written in English

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  • Church and social problems -- Congregational churches

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Statementby Ellis H. Dana
The Physical Object
Pagination97p. :
Number of Pages97
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Open LibraryOL14720140M
LC Control Number54016633

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