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Encyclopedia of American religious history

Edward L. Queen

Encyclopedia of American religious history

by Edward L. Queen

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious biography -- United States -- Encyclopedias.,
  • United States -- Religion -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesAmerican religious history
    Statementby Edward L. Queen II, Stephen R. Prothero, and Gardiner H. Shattuck, Jr. ; foreword by Martin E. Marty.
    ContributionsProthero, Stephen R., Shattuck, Gardiner H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2525 .Q44 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22285062M
    ISBN 100816024065, 0816035458, 0816035466
    LC Control Number96002487

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