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Pragmatic historicism a theology for the twenty-first century by Sheila Greeve Davaney

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English


  • History -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Historicism.,
  • Theology -- Methodology.,
  • Pragmatism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.

StatementSheila Greeve Davaney.
LC ClassificationsBR115.H5 D28 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL51759M
ISBN 10079144693X, 0791446948
LC Control Number99057803

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