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War and moral discourse

Ralph B. Potter

War and moral discourse

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Published by John Knox Press in Richmond .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • War -- Religious aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Ralph B. Potter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT736.2 .P63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5686162M
    ISBN 100804208638
    LC Control Number69018111
    OCLC/WorldCa12919

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