Experimentation in American religion the new mysticisms and their implications for the churches by Robert Wuthnow

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Cults -- United States.,
  • Christianity and other religions.,
  • United States -- Religion -- 1945-1960.,
  • United States -- Religion -- 1960-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementRobert Wuthnow.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL2530.U6 W87
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 221 p. :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4560407M
ISBN 100520034465
LC Control Number77071068

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