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Poverty in grace

social responsibility of the church & society in war against poverty

by David H. Kodia

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Published by Uzima Pub. House in Nairobi .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 110-112).

Statementby David H. Kodia.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3445463M
ISBN 109966855947
LC Control Number2005328268

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