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Compassion and community an appraisal of the church"s changing role in social welfare. by Haskell M. Miller

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Published by Association Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Church and social problems.,
  • Church charities.,
  • Public welfare -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHV530 .M5
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5821251M
LC Control Number61007465

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