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Published by British Council of Churches in London .
Written in English


  • Violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Paul H. Ballard.
SeriesBritain today & tomorrow,, no. 7
LC ClassificationsBT736.15 .B34 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 100 p. ;
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3850845M
LC Control Number81168790

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