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Published by Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines,
  • Distributive justice -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church,
  • Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church,
  • Christian sociology -- Catholic Church

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 73-78).

StatementThomas E. Woods, Jr.
SeriesChristian social thought series -- no. 13
LC ClassificationsBX1795.D59 W66 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23634687M
ISBN 10188059529X
ISBN 109781880595299
LC Control Number2009368304

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