Handbook of denominations in the United States. by Mead, Frank Spencer

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Published by Abingdon Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Sects -- United States,
  • United States -- Religion

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 229-237.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR516 .M38 1956
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6178184M
LC Control Number55010270
OCLC/WorldCa1319839

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