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Religious architectural theory in Nonconformism

John Alfred Thomas

Religious architectural theory in Nonconformism

writings, principles and practice.

by John Alfred Thomas

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Published by Universityof Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A) - University of Birmingham, Dept of Theology.

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Open LibraryOL13737955M

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