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World religions and world peace.

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Religions -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 206.

    StatementEdited by Homer A. Jack. Pref. by Zakir Husain. Introd. by Dana McLean Greeley.
    ContributionsJack, Homer Alexander, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1963 .I65 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 208 p.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5629331M
    LC Control Number68054849


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Conference in Defence of Peace of All Churches and Religious Associations in the U.S.S.R., held in Troitse-Sergiyeva Monastery, Zagorsk, on May 9-12, 1952

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