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Interpreting contemporary Christianity

Interpreting contemporary Christianity

global processes and local identities

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Published by William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-360) and index.

    Statementedited by Ogbu U. Kalu ; associate editor, Alaine Low.
    SeriesStudies in the history of Christian missions
    ContributionsKalu, Ogbu., Low, Alaine M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR145.3 .I57 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 365 p. ;
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19285230M
    ISBN 109780802862426
    LC Control Number2007040634

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Eerdmans,xiv + pp., Th is review is written in memory and honor of Ogbu U. Kalu, the book’s main editor, who was. What do God's judgments have to do with history?Steven J. Keillor presents the bold thesis that divine judgment can be a fruitful category for historical investigation.

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