Weapons of mass instruction

secular and religious institutions teaching the world : proceedings of a St. Michael"s College symposium, 25-26 November 2005 by St. Michael"s College Symposium (8th 2005 University of Toronto)

Publisher: Legas in New York

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  • Church and education -- Philosophy -- Congresses,
  • Church and education -- History -- Congresses,
  • Teaching -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses,
  • Teaching -- Religious aspects -- Congresses

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Joseph Goering, Francesco Guardiani, Giulio Silano.
GenreCongresses
SeriesSt. Michael"s College series -- 9
ContributionsGuardiani, Francesco., Silano, Giulio, 1955-, Goering, Joseph Ward, 1947-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA91 .S68 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination137 p. :
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23865120M
ISBN 109781894508971
LC Control Number2009367912

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