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Evangelicalism & the future of Christianity

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Published by InterVarsity Press in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English


  • Evangelicalism,
  • Evangelicalism -- History,
  • Christianity -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-209).

Other titlesEvangelicalism and the future of christianity.
StatementAlister McGrath.
LC ClassificationsBR1640 .M4 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1099093M
ISBN 100830816941
LC Control Number94023846

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