The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finnish society

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Published by Church Council for Foreign Affairs, Church Council in Helsinki .

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  • Suomen evankelis-luterilainen kirkko -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Church and state -- Finland -- History -- 20th century.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Pirjo Työrinoja.
SeriesDocuments of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland,, 6
ContributionsTyörinoja, Pirjo., Suomen evankelis-luterilainen kirkko.
LC ClassificationsBX8029 .E87 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p. ;
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL919060M
ISBN 109519301569
LC Control Number95216379

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