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Published by Lutheran Church in America, Division for Mission in North America in [New York] .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • Canada.


  • Medical care -- United States.,
  • Medical care -- Canada.,
  • Church work with the sick -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Harold C. Letts.
SeriesChristian social responsibility
ContributionsLetts, Harold C., Lutheran Church in America. Division for Mission in North America.
LC ClassificationsRA395.A3 H4
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 114 p. :
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5248951M
LC Control Number75321293

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