The next Christians the good news about the end of Christian America by Gabe Lyons

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Published by Doubleday Religion in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Christianity,
  • Church history

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Lyons carefully observes the end of Christian America"s dominance and offers a compelling vision for how followers of Jesus can recover their core identity while faithfully navigating our current cultural milieu.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-224) and index.

Book details

StatementGabe Lyons
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR526 .L97 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination230 p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24791095M
ISBN 100385529848
ISBN 109780385529846
LC Control Number2010006089
OCLC/WorldCa500797243

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