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Published by CPH in St. Louis, MO .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod -- Membership.,
  • African American Lutherans.,
  • Church work with African Americans.,
  • Lutheran Church -- United States -- Membership.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Robert H. King.
ContributionsKing, Robert H., 1922-
LC ClassificationsBX8060.N5 A35 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL968614M
ISBN 100570048621
LC Control Number96005131

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