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Democracy and the church

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Published by D. Appleton in New York and London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian sociology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 343-346.

    Statementby Samuel George Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM31 .S64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 356, [1] p.
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6548298M
    LC Control Number12025773
    OCLC/WorldCa3695736

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