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Religion and ethics in Nigeria

Religion and ethics in Nigeria

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Published by Daystar Press in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Ethics -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
    • Religion and ethics -- Congresses.,
    • Nigeria -- Religion -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by S.O. Abogunrin.
      SeriesIbadan religious studies series ;, no. 1
      ContributionsAbogunrin, S. O.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBJ981.N6 R45 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 225 p. ;
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2448503M
      ISBN 109781221917
      LC Control Number87147006

      This brief bibliography is intended as a starting point for those interested in learning more about religions and the practice of peace. It will be updated periodically, so .


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