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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English



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  • Social justice -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Peace -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Values -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Parenting -- United States.,
  • Parenting -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-140).

StatementMichael True.
LC ClassificationsHM216 .T782 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 140 p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1864646M
ISBN 10088344738X
LC Control Number90022590

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