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The Churches and inter-community relationships

The Churches and inter-community relationships

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Published by Centre for the Study of Conflict, University of Ulster in Coleraine .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interdenominational cooperation -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Church and social problems -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Community development -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Duncan Morrow ... (et al.).
    ContributionsMorrow, Duncan., University of Ulster. Centre for the Study of Conflict.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination267p. ;
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15191793M
    ISBN 101859230857
    OCLC/WorldCa31409362


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