Faith, freedom & democracy the Baptists in Atlantic Canada by Roland K. McCormick

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Published by Four East Publications in Tantallon, N.S .

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Other titlesFaith, freedom and democracy.
StatementRoland K. McCormick.
LC ClassificationsBX6252.A7 M33 1993
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Pagination175 p. :
Number of Pages175
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Open LibraryOL14816696M
ISBN 100920427367

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