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Christianity and social systems

Rosemary Radford Ruether

Christianity and social systems

historical constructions and ethical challenges

by Rosemary Radford Ruether

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian sociology,
  • Social systems

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementRosemary Radford Ruether.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT738 .R84 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16774733M
    ISBN 10074254642X, 0742546438
    ISBN 109780742546424, 9780742546431
    LC Control Number2008014936


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