Religious change in Northern Europe
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Religious change in Northern Europe the case of Sweden : from state church to free folk church : final report by Anders Bäckström

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Published by Verbum in Stockholm .
Written in English


  • Church and state -- Sweden

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-315).

StatementAnders Bäckström, Ninna Edgardh Beckman, Per Pettersson.
ContributionsBeckman, Ninna Edgardh., Pettersson, Per, 1952-
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p. :
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20969348M
ISBN 109152627160

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