Religion in public life

a dilemma for democracy by Ronald F. Thiemann

Publisher: Georgetown University Press in Washington, D.C

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  • Subjects:

    • Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
    • Religion and state -- United States.,
    • Religion and politics -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001.,
    • United States -- Religion.,
    • United States -- Religion -- 1960-
    • Edition Notes

      StatementRonald F. Thiemann.
      LC ClassificationsBR115.P7 T475 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 186 p. ;
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL805524M
      ISBN 100878406093, 0878406107
      LC Control Number95042085

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