Churches That Abuse
Copyright © 1992 by Ronald M. Enroth
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Enroth, Ronald M.
Churches that abuse / Ronald Enroth.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Control (Psychology)-Religious aspects-Christianity-Case studies. 2. Authoritarianism-Case studies. I. Title.
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To Ruth-Anne wife, mother, friend