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Church People in the Struggle

The National Council of Churches and the Black Freedom Movement, 1950-1970 (Religion in America)

by James F. Findlay

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7388367M
ISBN 10019511812X
ISBN 109780195118124

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