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Religion and development in Asian societies

Religion and development in Asian societies

papers presented at the Seminar on "Religion and Development in Asian Societies"


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Published by Marga Publications in Colombo .
Written in English

  • Christianity and other religions.,
  • Economic development.,
  • Christianity -- Developing countries -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementorganised by the Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung in association with the Marga Institute, at the Fatima Retreat House, Lewella, Kandy, 9-16 December 1973.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 291 p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23135082M

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