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Christian social ethics in a changing world

John C. Bennett

Christian social ethics in a changing world

an ecumenical theological inquiry

by John C. Bennett

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Published by Association Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John C. Bennett.
    ContributionsWorld Council of Churches. Division of Studies. Dept. on Church and Society., World Conference on Church and Society (1966 : Geneva, Switzerland)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination381 p.
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13545218M
    LC Control Number66010118


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