Church in the changing community: an area of sociological research.
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Church in the changing community: an area of sociological research. by Fordham University. Dept of Political Philosophy and the Social Sciences.

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Church and social problems -- Catholic Church.

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Reprints of articles from Thought and The Catholic Educational Review.

SeriesPublications in the social sciences ; No. 1
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Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
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Open LibraryOL14383170M

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