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Christianity and power politics.

Reinhold Niebuhr

Christianity and power politics.

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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity and politics.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects.,
    • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR115.P7 N55 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 226 p.
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5681126M
      ISBN 100208007407
      LC Control Number69012421


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