4 edition of The Oxford Companion to Religion in America found in the catalog.
The Oxford Companion to Religion in America
by Oxford University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||864|
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The book is original and well argued; and the research is impeccable. Some will not agree with Noll's arguments but everyone interested in religious thought will have to consider them."--Bruce Kuklick, author of A Cited by: The Oxford Companion to Christian Thought is an indispensable guide to one of the central strands of Western culture.
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Religion. Source: The Oxford Companion to United States History Author(s): Mark A. NollMark A. Noll. As the twentieth century ended, almost everything was up for grabs in American religious history. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
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