Pastoral care for alcoholism
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Pastoral care for alcoholism An introduction (Professional education) by Conrad L Bergendoff

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Published by hazelden .
Written in English


  • Alcoholism counseling,
  • Church work with alcoholics,
  • Pastoral counseling

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages25
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Open LibraryOL8249588M
ISBN 100894861239
ISBN 109780894861239

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