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Published by Kumarian Press in Bloomfield, CT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pacifism -- United States,
  • Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Robert L. Ivie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ5584.U6 I85 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17932581M
ISBN 109781565492400
LC Control Number2007019757
OCLC/WorldCa129953789

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