Interpretative statistical survey of the world mission of the Christian church summary and detailed statistics of churches and missionary societies, interpretative articles, and indices. by International Missionary Council.

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  • Missions.,
  • Church statistics.,
  • Missions -- Societies.

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Statementedited by Joseph I. Parker.
ContributionsParker, Joseph Irving, 1894- ed.
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LC ClassificationsBV2060 .I55
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Pagination323 p.
Number of Pages323
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Open LibraryOL6377599M
LC Control Number38030777
OCLC/WorldCa3059275

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