Aging and the human spirit
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Aging and the human spirit a reader in religion and gerontology

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Published by Exploration Press in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Church work with older people.,
  • Older Christians -- Religious life.,
  • Gerontology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Carol LeFevre and Perry LeFevre.
ContributionsLeFevre, Carol., LeFevre, Perry D.
LC ClassificationsBV4435 .A34
The Physical Object
Pagination338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4123343M
ISBN 10091355216X, 0913552178
LC Control Number80070859

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