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The churches and mental health.

Richard Vincent McCann

The churches and mental health.

A report to the staff director

by Richard Vincent McCann

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pastoral psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 259-264.

    StatementJack R. Ewalt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4012 .M25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 278 p.
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5851101M
    LC Control Number62011204


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