Religion in higher education report of the centennial convocation and conference on religion in higher education held at Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, November fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth, nineteen hundred fifty three, as part of the observance of the centennial year of the college. by Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)

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LC ClassificationsBV1610 .C65 1953
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