Psychology and the Christian faith
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Psychology and the Christian faith an introductory reader by

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Published by Baker Book House in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English


  • Christianity -- Psychology.

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

StatementStanton L. Jones, editor.
ContributionsJones, Stanton L.
LC ClassificationsBR110 .P79 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2745399M
ISBN 100801052173
LC Control Number86070156

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