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church in urban Nigeria

R. S. O. Stevens

church in urban Nigeria

report on a visit of Canon R.S.O. Stevens to Nigeria during May and June, 1963

by R. S. O. Stevens

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Published by [Frank Juckes] in [Birmingham] .
Written in English

  • City churches -- Nigeria.,
  • Christianity -- Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria -- Church history.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby R.S.O. Stevens.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18581734M

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The history of Nigeria is replete with a recurrent cycle of crisis--political rancor, social instability, injustice, infringement upon fundamental human rights, collapse of education, religious intolerance, threats of religious freedom and general tension.

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