Making Sense of Church Eavesdropping on Emerging Conversations About God, Community, and Culture by Spencer Burke

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Published by Zondervan/Youth Specialties .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Christian life & practice,
  • Religion,
  • Church,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Christian Interest,
  • Religion / Christian Life,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Christian life,
  • Church management

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9828994M
ISBN 10031025499X
ISBN 109780310254997
OCLC/WorldCa53138172

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