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The Christian ethic as an economic factor.

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Christian ethics,
  • Economics

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1926 ed.

SeriesSelect bibliographies reprint series, The social service lecture, 1926., The Beckly social service lecture,, 1926
LC ClassificationsHB72 .S65 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p.
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5697573M
ISBN 100836951417
LC Control Number70102256

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