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Religion, society, and the individual an introduction to the sociology of religion by J. Milton Yinger

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


  • Religion and sociology

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StatementJ. Milton Yinger
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 322 p. ;
Number of Pages322
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Open LibraryOL14554152M

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