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Church and social change

a study of the secularization process in Iceland, 1830-1930

by PeМЃtur PeМЃtursson.

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Published by Plus Ultra in Helsingborg, Sweden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iceland
    • Subjects:
    • Christian sociology -- Iceland -- History.,
    • Secularism -- Iceland -- History.,
    • Clergy -- Iceland -- History.,
    • Church and state -- Iceland -- History.,
    • Iceland -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPétur Pétursson.
      SeriesStudies in religious experience and behaviour ;, nr. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1050.I2 P47 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2890518M
      ISBN 109197035599
      LC Control Number84115978

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