Community in Paraguay

a visit to the Bruderhof by Bob Wagoner

Publisher: Plough Pub. House in Farmington, PA

Written in English
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  • Wagoner, Bob, 1930- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Wagoner, Shirley -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Primavera (Paraguay) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Paraguay -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Primavera (Paraguay)

About the Edition

The authors describe their visit to the three Primavera Bruderhof communities in Paraguay and discuss the nature of the church, discipline, and practical living in real community.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-276).

Statementby Bob and Shirley Wagoner ; illustrations by Leslie Holland.
ContributionsWagoner, Shirley., Holland, Leslie, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX8129.B635 P38 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1530426M
ISBN 100874860334
LC Control Number91007812

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