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Why people join the church an exploratory study by Edward A. Rauff

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Published by Pilgrim Press, Glenmary Research in New York, Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Church membership -- Case studies.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdward A. Rauff.
LC ClassificationsBV820 .R3
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 212 p. ;
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4436682M
ISBN 100829803874
LC Control Number79090741

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