Jesus and addiction

a prescription to transform the dysfunctional church and recover authentic Christianity by Williams, Don

Publisher: Recovery Publications in San Diego, CA

Written in English
Published: Pages: 197 Downloads: 19
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  • Codependents -- Religious life.,
  • Addicts -- Religious life.,
  • Codependency -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Compulsive behavior -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Spirituality.,
  • Church.
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-197).

    StatementDon Williams.
    LC ClassificationsBV4596.C57 W55 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1733043M
    ISBN 100941405206
    LC Control Number92037757

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