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Pages: 232
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Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Scott R. Paeth
Categories: Religion
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This volume offers a compelling introduction to the life, times, and theological thought of H. Richard and Reinhold Niebuhr—the two most important American theologians of the twentieth century. Although the Niebuhr brothers shared the same heritage and experienced many of the same formative moments, their thought diverged at key points
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Pages: 377
Authors: Amos Yong
Categories: Religion
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Language: en
Pages: 380
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The seemingly vitalizing impact of religiosity on civil society is a research topic that has been extensively looked into, not only in the USA, but increasingly also in a European context. What is missing is an evaluation of the role of institutionalized religious communities, and of circumstances that facilitate or
Still Letting My People Go
Language: en
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