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Power and polity among the Brethren a study of church governance by S. Loren Bowman

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Published by Brethren Press in Elgin, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Church of the Brethren -- Government.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementS. Loren Bowman ; foreword by Jesse H. Ziegler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX7826 .B63 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 158 p. ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2377923M
ISBN 10087178713X
LC Control Number87006345
OCLC/WorldCa15283964

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