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The naked public square

religion and democracy in America

by Richard John Neuhaus

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Published by W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Religion and politics -- United States,
    • United States -- Religion -- 1960-,
    • United States -- Moral conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard John Neuhaus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2525 .N48 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 280 p. ;
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2844020M
      ISBN 100802835880
      LC Control Number84006017


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