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Christianity and society

Edgar Leonard Allen

Christianity and society

a guide to the thought of Reinhold Neibuhr

by Edgar Leonard Allen

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Niebuhr, Reinhold, -- 1892-1971.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [46]

    Statementby E. L. Allen.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16316966M

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