Faith in a secularized world [an investigation into the survival of transcendence] by Philip A. Verhalen

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Published by Paulist Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Transcendence of God,
  • Secularism,
  • Theology

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Bibliography: p. 166-172.

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Statementby Philip A. Verhalen.
LC ClassificationsBT124.5 .V47
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4933540M
ISBN 100809119374
LC Control Number76360434

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