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A social action primer by Dieter T. Hessel

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Social action.,
  • Church and social problems.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Dieter T. Hessel.
LC ClassificationsHN17.5 .H48
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p.
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5297218M
ISBN 100664249574
LC Control Number72077325

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