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Positive religion in a revolutionary time

Eric Charles Rust

Positive religion in a revolutionary time

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- History.,
  • Secularism.,
  • Christianity -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Eric C. Rust.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL48 .R84
    The Physical Object
    Pagination233 p.
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4753476M
    ISBN 10066424890X
    LC Control Number78090782


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Bonomi --Religion and rebellion: women of faith in the American war for independence. He is the author of many books, including A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada (Eerdmans, ) and Christians in the American Revolution (Eerdmans, ).

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