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The Christian prohibition of the African leviratic custom

The Christian prohibition of the African leviratic custom

an empirical study of the problem of adapting Western Christian teachings on marriage to the leviratic care of widows in four African societies

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Levirate,
  • Marriage -- Africa,
  • Marriage -- Catholic Church

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael C. Kirwen.
    SeriesCanadian theses on microfiche -- no. 25769.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination6 microfiches
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18181915M

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