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The Fall of the Prison Biblical Perspectives on Prison Abolition by Lee Griffith

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Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English


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Number of Pages268
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Open LibraryOL8755844M
ISBN 101579102085
ISBN 109781579102081

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