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organization of the Methodist Church

Nolan B. Harmon

organization of the Methodist Church

historic development and present working structure.

by Nolan B. Harmon

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Published by Abingdon-Cokesbury Press in Nashville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methodist Church (U.S.) -- Government.,
  • Methodist Church (U.S.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    SeriesThe Southwestern lectures for the year 1946
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8388 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination281 p.
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6027125M
    LC Control Number48001503
    OCLC/WorldCa1381564

    Through separations and mergers Methodist Christians have preserved testimony to the risen and reigning Christ by holding themselves accountable to standards of doctrine and discipline. When the United Methodist Church was formed in , with the merger of The Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren, both the Methodist Articles of File Size: 2MB.


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