Survey of endowed Presbyterian Churches

by Dean R. Hoge

Publisher: The Association in Wilmington, DE (807 West 32nd St., Wilmington, 19802-2505)

Written in English
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  • Presbyterian Church -- Endowments

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[prepared for] the National Association of Endowed Presbyterian Churches [by Dean R. Hoge and Loren Mead].
ContributionsMead, Loren B., National Association of Endowed Presbyterian Churches.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX9189.5 .H64 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL533509M
LC Control Number96110710

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