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Religion in the struggle for power

J. Milton Yinger

Religion in the struggle for power

a study in the sociology of religion.

by J. Milton Yinger

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Published by [s.n.] in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and sociology

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 275 p.
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16392741M

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The Religious Wars of France, with an account of which this volume opens, Brand: Didactic Press. Introduction --A typology of religious groups --The Reformation --Calvinism and the rise of capitalism --The economic ethics of contemporary churches --The churches and war --Summary and conclusion.

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