Nigeria, search for peace and social justice

the relevance of the philosophical and theological foundations of the nonviolent resistance of Martin Luther King, Junior by John Okwoeze Odey

Publisher: J. O. Odey in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Written in English
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  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Ethics.,
  • Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Nigeria -- Moral conditions.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-136).

StatementJohn Okwoeze Odey.
LC ClassificationsE185.97.K5 O345 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL459045M
ISBN 109782919624
LC Control Number98176599

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