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The merging of theology and spirituality an examination of the life and work of Alister E. McGrath by Larry S. McDonald

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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StatementLarry S. McDonald.
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LC ClassificationsBX
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Pagination166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
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Open LibraryOL22757426M
ISBN 109780761834687
OCLC/WorldCa73801384

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