Christianity in the twenty-first century
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Christianity in the twenty-first century reflections on the challenges ahead by Robert Wuthnow

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Christianity -- United States,
  • Twenty-first century -- Forecasts

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-243) and index.

StatementRobert Wuthnow.
LC ClassificationsBR526 .W88 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 251 p. ;
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1724967M
ISBN 100195079574
LC Control Number92028689

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