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Religion"s influence in contemporary society readings in the sociology of religion. by Joseph E. Faulkner

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Published by C. E. Merrill Pub. Co. in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Religion and sociology

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited by Joseph E. Faulkner.
SeriesMerrill sociology series
LC ClassificationsBL60 .F38
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 578 p.
Number of Pages578
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5296617M
ISBN 100675091055
LC Control Number72076586

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