Continuities in the sociology of religion
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Continuities in the sociology of religion creed, congregation, and community by Jerry Alan Winter

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


  • Religion and sociology

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

StatementJ. Alan Winter.
LC ClassificationsBL60 .W56
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4894406M
ISBN 100060471581
LC Control Number76027674

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