Stand up for justice! A guide to advocating effectively for a just society by Laura Barkenquast

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Published by Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America .

Written in English

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  • Church and social problems,
  • Lobbying,
  • Lutheran Church,
  • Social conditions,
  • United States,
  • Women

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12619670M
ISBN 106000164955
ISBN 109786000164959

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