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Politics for Christians

Francis Beckwith

Politics for Christians

statecraft as soulcraft

by Francis Beckwith

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Published by IVP Academic in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [166]-171) and index.

StatementFrancis J. Beckwith
SeriesChristian worldview integration series, Christian worldview integration series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR115.P7 B343 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. ;
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24448806M
ISBN 100830828141
ISBN 109780830828142
LC Control Number2009042076
OCLC/WorldCa456551392


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