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The sociology of Protestantism.

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian sociology.,
  • Protestantism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by James H. Farley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4811 .M4313 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 324 p.
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5697855M
    ISBN 100664208835
    LC Control Number70104041
    OCLC/WorldCa81445


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