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State and prospects of religion in America

being a report made at the conference of the Evangelical Alliance, in Paris, August 25th, 1855

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Published by Edward Suter in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evangelical Alliance.,
  • United States -- Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Baird.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination91 p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23367863M

      According to conventional wisdom, organized religion has long been a powerful and conservative influence on American politics. Professor Mark Smith’s new book, Secular Faith: How Culture has Trumped Religion inAmerican Politics, develops a startlingly original and compelling alternative perspective. Instead of looking at whether religion leads people to favor .


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