Social discipline in the Christian community
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Social discipline in the Christian community past, present and future by Malcolm Spencer

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Christian sociology -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Rev. Malcolm Spencer.
LC ClassificationsBR115.S6 S62
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 117, [1] p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6690888M
LC Control Number26012608

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