Religion in Ontario schools
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Religion in Ontario schools by Earl Reginald McLean

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Published by Distributed by Ryerson Press in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Church and education -- Ontario.,
  • Religion in the public schools -- Ontario.

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Edition Notes

Statementby E.R. McLean.
ContributionsInter-Church Committee on Religious Education in Schools.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 87 p. ;
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16376569M

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