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churches" task in social reform

churches" task in social reform

report of the proceedings of the United Free Church Congress on Social Problems held in Edinburgh 31st October-2nd November 1911.

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Published by Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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ContributionsUnited Free Church Congress on Social Problems, ((1st) : 1911 : Edinburgh)
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Open LibraryOL20183881M

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