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role of the churches a historical perspective by Jeffrey Abayasekera

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Published by Marga Institute in Colombo .
Written in English



  • Sri Lanka.


  • Ethnic conflict -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Church and social problems -- Sri Lanka.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 12).

StatementJeffrey Abayasekera.
SeriesA history of ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka ;, no. 18, Marga monograph series on ethnic reconciliation,, no. 18
ContributionsMarga Institute.
LC ClassificationsHN670.8.Z9 S625 2001 v. 18
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3714936M
LC Control Number2003320842

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