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encounter of the church with movements of social change in various cultrural contexts (with special reference to Marxism)

encounter of the church with movements of social change in various cultrural contexts (with special reference to Marxism)

Part 1, Papers from a seminar in Bossey, Switzerland, September 21-27, 1975. Part 2, papers from a consultation in Glion, Switzerland, July 4-11, 1976.

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Published by Department of Studies, Lutheran World Federation in Geneva .
Written in English


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ContributionsLutheran World federation. Department of studies.
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