Encountering the religious as a public school teacher
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Encountering the religious as a public school teacher a quadrenium of concern by Paul M. Stephan

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Published .
Written in English


  • Religion in the public schools.

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Statementby Paul M. Stephan.
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Pagination45 leaves ;
Number of Pages45
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Open LibraryOL16679897M

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