Building communities of compassion

Mennonite mutual aid in theory and practice

Publisher: Herald Press in Scottdale, Pa

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Willard M. Swartley and Donald B. Kraybill ; foreword by J. Winfield Fretz.
ContributionsSwartley, Willard M., 1936-, Kraybill, Donald B.
LC ClassificationsBX8128.W4 B85 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p. :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL356529M
ISBN 100836190947
LC Control Number98016375

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