The limits of liberal democracy politics and religion at the end of modernity by Scott H. Moore

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Published by IVP Academic in Downers Grove, Ill .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Christianity and politics,
  • Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Liberalism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

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StatementScott H. Moore.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR115.P7 M558 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL22671624M
ISBN 109780830828937
LC Control Number2008046025

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