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The moral meanings of the World War

a sermon in the First Congregational Church of Oak Park, Illinois, Sunday, June 16, 1918

by William Eleazar Barton

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Published by Men"s Bible Class, First Congregational Church in Oak Park [Ill.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sermons,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany -- Sermons

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby William E. Barton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD524 .B44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6616897M
      LC Control Number19009335
      OCLC/WorldCa19061869

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