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Women in religion

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Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women clergy -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Women clergy.,
    • Clergy.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the efforts of five women to break through the traditional male dominance of the clergy in churches and synagogues.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Betsy Covington Smith.
      SeriesBreakthrough
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV676 .S64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4716589M
      ISBN 100802762867
      LC Control Number78003016


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