Orthodox Christianity in 21st century Greece the role of religion in culture, ethnicity, and politics by Victor Roudometof

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Other titlesOrthodox Christianity in twenty-first century Greece
Statementedited by Victor Roudometof and Vasilios N. Makrides
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LC ClassificationsBX613 .O78 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
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Open LibraryOL24585337M
ISBN 100754666964
ISBN 109780754666967
LC Control Number2009020261
OCLC/WorldCa354854354

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