Theological themes of youth ministry by Myers, William

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Published by Pilgrim Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Church work with youth.,
  • Church year.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 102-106.

Book details

StatementWilliam Myers ; introduction by David Ng.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4447 .M94 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 106 p. ;
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2389284M
ISBN 10082980756X
LC Control Number87018493
OCLC/WorldCa16086898

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