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place of Christianity among the greater religions of the world.

David Alexander Stewart

place of Christianity among the greater religions of the world.

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This book will contribute markedly to the study of world religions but more important, will contribute to the Christian witness to followers of these faiths.

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El'HE PLACE 0F CHRISTIANITY AMONG THE WURLD-RELIGIDNS Translated. Yet, Prothero argues that these feel-good, all-inclusive notions of religious parity have imperiled the world by ignoring the clashes among religions, and the idiosyncratic ways in. Christianity and the Encounter of the World Religions return to religion-online Christianity and the Encounter of the World Religions by Paul Tillich Paul Tillich is generally considered one of the century's outstanding and influential thinkers.

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