Social ministry in the Lutheran tradition

Publisher: Fortress Press in Minneapolis, MN

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  • Lutheran Church -- Charities -- History,
  • Christian sociology -- Lutheran Church -- History,
  • Social service -- Religious aspects -- Lutheran Church -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementFoster McCurley, editor.
ContributionsMcCurley, Foster R.
LC ClassificationsBX8074.B4 S58 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18894419M
ISBN 109780800621292
LC Control Number2008011514

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Social Ministry in the Lutheran Tradition gathers the insights of historians, theologians, and organizational leaders to address this task. The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more.

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