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Church and the world a study of differing concepts of "the Church" in its relation to social action, as understoodby certain theologians and laymen, with specific reference to religious activity in urban communities. by Beryl Wright

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Published by London School of Economics and Political Science in London .
Written in English

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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of London, 1982.

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