The church and the politics of social responsibility
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Published by Sovereign Prints in Ikate-Surulere, Lagos .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church -- Nigeria,
  • Christianity and politics -- Nigeria,
  • Religion and politics -- Nigeria

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Edition Notes

Other titlesChurch and the social responsibility cross in Nigeria
StatementMatthew Hassan Kukah ; foreword by John Aniagwu.
LC ClassificationsBR115.P7 K794 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23995741M
ISBN 109783508768
ISBN 109789783508767
LC Control Number2009351837

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