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Family relationships and the church

a sociological, historical, and theological study of family structures, roles, and relationships.


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Published by Concordia Pub. House in St. Louis .
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  • Family -- History,
  • Family -- Biblical teaching

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPlanned and edited by Oscar E. Feucht.
    SeriesMarriage and family research series
    ContributionsFeucht, Oscar E., ed., Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod. Family Life Committee.
    LC ClassificationsHQ503 .F33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5317109M
    ISBN 100570032148
    LC Control Number72148039

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