Religious education in the public schools of Ontario
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Religious education in the public schools of Ontario by Interchurch Committee on Week-Day Religious Education.

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Published by printed by Thorn Press in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Religion in the public schools -- Canada.,
  • Religious education -- Canada.,
  • Christian education -- Canada.

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Statementprepared by the Interchurch Committee on Week-Day Religious Education.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20802933M

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