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Base Christian communities and social change in Brazil

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil,
  • Brazil.
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church -- Brazil -- History -- 1965-,
    • Basic Christian communities -- Brazil.,
    • Brazil -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-146) and index.

      StatementW.E. Hewitt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX2347.72.B6 H48 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 150 p. ;
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1865958M
      ISBN 100803223560
      LC Control Number90024025

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