modern rival of Christian faith

an analysis of secularism. by Georgia Elma Harkness

Publisher: Abingdon-Cokesbury Press in New York

Written in English
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  • Secularism.,
  • Apologetics.
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    LC ClassificationsBT1210 .H335
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p.
    Number of Pages223
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    Open LibraryOL6110771M
    LC Control Number52007073

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Modern Rivals to Christian Faith (Layman's Theological Library) Hardcover – January 1, by Cornelius Richard Loew (Author)Cited by: 2. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. Get this from a library. The modern rival of Christian faith: an analysis of secularism.

[Georgia Elma Harkness]. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: The author says that there is no serious frontal attack on Christianity by atheism or communism, but secularism, which she defines as the organization of life as if God did not exist, is the chief rival.

Modern rivals to Christian faith. by Cornelius Richard Loew. Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia. Written in EnglishCited by: 2.

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