For the beauty of the church casting a vision for the arts by W. David O. Taylor

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Published by Baker Books in Grand Rapids, Mich .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-199).

Book details

Statementedited by W. David O. Taylor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR115.A8 F66 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24462162M
ISBN 100801071917
ISBN 109780801071911
LC Control Number2009037738
OCLC/WorldCa424557878

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