Democracy in search of a religion
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Democracy in search of a religion by Carpenter, Spencer Cecil

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Published by Student Christian movement in London .
Written in English


  • Democracy.,
  • Christianity.,
  • Christian sociology.

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Edition Notes

Statementby S. C. Carpenter.
LC ClassificationsBR115.P7 C3
The Physical Object
Pagination220 [1] p.
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6746127M
LC Control Number30020850

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