Christian ecology building an environmental ethic for the twenty-first century : the proceedings from the First North American Conference on Christianity and Ecology by North American Conference on Christianity and Ecology (1st 1987 Epworth Forest Center)

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Published by The Conference in San Francisco, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by Frederick W. Krueger.
ContributionsKrueger, Frederick W., 1943-
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LC ClassificationsBT695.5 .N67 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 139 p. :
Number of Pages139
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Open LibraryOL2064367M
ISBN 100962024805
LC Control Number88060520

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