The Bishop"s Voice Selected Essays, 1979-1999 by John Shelby Spong

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Published by The Crossroad Publishing Company, Inc. .

Written in English

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  • Christian theology,
  • Individual Theologians And Their Works (General),
  • Episcopal Churches,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Spong, John Shelby,
  • Religion - Contemporary Issues,
  • Philosophy,
  • Christian Life - Political Issues,
  • Christian Life - Pop Culture Issues,
  • Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Political Issues,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Pop Culture Issues,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Religion / General,
  • Christianity,
  • Episcopal Church

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8124007M
ISBN 100824515927
ISBN 109780824515928

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