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World religions in education.

World religions in education.

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Published by Shap Working Party on World Religions inEducation in London .
Written in English


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Statementreviews editor Peggy Morgan.
ContributionsMorgan, Peggy., Shap Working Party on World Religions in Education.
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Open LibraryOL14346944M


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