Small Christian communities a vision of hope for the 21st century by Thomas A. Kleissler

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Published by Paulist Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Catholic Church -- Adult education.,
  • Christian communities -- Catholic Church.,
  • Prayer groups -- Catholic Church.,
  • Laity -- Catholic Church.,
  • United States -- Religion -- 1960-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 298-302) and index.

Book details

StatementThomas A. Kleissler, Margo A. LeBert, Mary C. McGuinness.
ContributionsLeBert, Margo A., 1947-, McGuinness, Mary C., 1933-
LC ClassificationsBX2347.7 .K44 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3699828M
ISBN 100809141574
LC Control Number2003265255

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