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Fundamentalism in America millennialism, identity, and militant religion by Philip H. Melling

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Fundamentalism -- United States.,
  • Religious fundamentalism -- United States.,
  • Christianity and culture -- United States.,
  • Religion in literature.,
  • United States -- Church history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [196]-208) and index.

StatementPhilip Melling.
SeriesTendencies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT82.2 .M55 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4009108M
ISBN 100748609784, 0748609776
LC Control Number2001369171
OCLC/WorldCa42213187

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