New dimensions in American religious history

essays in honor of Martin E. Marty
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W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. , Grand Rapids, Mich
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Statementedited by Jay P. Dolan and James P. Wind.
ContributionsMarty, Martin E., 1928-, Dolan, Jay P., 1936-, Wind, James P., 1948-
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LC ClassificationsBL2525 .N485 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 329 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1735464M
ISBN 100802837026
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