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Twilight of the saints

Biblical Christianity & civil religion in America

by Robert Dean Linder

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

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity -- United States.,
    • Nationalism -- United States.,
    • Nationalism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert D. Linder & Richard V. Pierard.
      ContributionsPierard, Richard V., 1934- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR517 .L56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4536660M
      ISBN 100877845050
      LC Control Number77002680


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