The persistence of religion

by Andrew M. Greeley

Publisher: S.C.M. Press in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 280 Downloads: 218
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  • Religion and sociology.

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Statement(by) Andrew M. Greeley.
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LC ClassificationsBL60
The Physical Object
Pagination(8),280p. ;
Number of Pages280
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Open LibraryOL18645006M
ISBN 100334012643
OCLC/WorldCa971437

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