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Unsecular America

Unsecular America

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Published by Eerdmans in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Religion -- 1960- -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementessays by Paul Johnson ... [et al.] ; edited and with a foreword by Richard John Neuhaus.
      SeriesEncounter series ;, 2, Encounter series (Grand Rapids, Mich.) ;, 2.
      ContributionsJohnson, Paul, 1928-, Neuhaus, Richard John., Center on Religion & Society (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2525 .U57 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 160 p. ;
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2711491M
      ISBN 100802802028
      LC Control Number86004261

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