Communicating reality through symbols
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Communicating reality through symbols by Everett M. Stowe

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Communication -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Symbolism in communication.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Everett M. Stowe.
SeriesWestminster studies in Christian communication
LC ClassificationsBV4319 .S7
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5988248M
LC Control Number66018509

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