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Buechner, Frederick
July 1996
Christian Century;7/17/96, Vol. 113 Issue 22, p720
Reflects on the inner battle of breaking free from camouflaged hostilities engaged in by individuals. Analogy to events around the world; War; Hunger; Homelessness.


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