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The evangelicals a historical, thematic, and biographical guide by Robert H. Krapohl

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



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  • Evangelicalism -- United States -- History.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobert H. Krapohl and Charles H. Lippy.
ContributionsLippy, Charles H.
LC ClassificationsBR1642.U5 K73 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 336 p. ;
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL369815M
ISBN 100313301034
LC Control Number98030499

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