Theology and contemporary culture liberation, postliberal, and revisionary perspectives by David G. Kamitsuka

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Theology -- Methodology.,
  • Liberation theology.,
  • Postliberal theology.,
  • Revisionism (Christian theology)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-206) and index.

Book details

StatementDavid G. Kamitsuka.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR118 .K33 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 211 p. ;
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL386742M
ISBN 100521650054
LC Control Number98049525

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