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Pages: 368
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Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 231
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01 - Publisher: Rodopi

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Language: en
Pages: 268
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Categories: Social Science
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Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Glenn T. Stanton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-18 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Stop believing the false narrative that Christianity is declining, and discover the truth about the health of the church in America and around the world. Much has been made of the so-called "nones" - those who claim no spiritual affiliation. Media has spun the nones into a chicken-little the sky
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Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Mark R. Gornik, Andrew Walls
Categories: Religion
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