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Church authority in American culture

Cardinal Bernardin Conference (2nd 1998 Oconomowoc, Wis.)

Church authority in American culture

the second Cardinal Bernardin Conference

by Cardinal Bernardin Conference (2nd 1998 Oconomowoc, Wis.)

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Published by Crossroad Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Church -- Authority -- History of doctrines -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • Christianity and culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCatholic Common Ground Initiative ; introduction by Philip J. Murnion.
    ContributionsCatholic Common Ground Initiative.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1746 .C275 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 157 p. ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21164156M
    ISBN 100824517881


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