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Report of the commission on "the just war".

Report of the commission on "the just war".

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Published by Church of the Province of Southern Africa in Bishopscourt, Claremont, Cape .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Just war doctrine.,
  • War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsChurch of the Province of Southern Africa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT736.2 .R46 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2, ii, 44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2281845M
    LC Control Number86146860

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The U.S. Army War College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Market Street, Philadelphia, PA() The CommissionFile Size: KB.

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