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Nine great American myths

Pat Apel

Nine great American myths

ways we confuse the American dream with the Christian faith

by Pat Apel

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Published by Wolgemuth & Hyatt, Publishers in Brentwood, Tenn .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • Christianity -- United States.,
    • Christianity and culture.,
    • Myth.,
    • United States -- Civilization.,
    • United States -- History -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titles9 great American myths.
      StatementPat Apel.
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .A577 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 279 p. ;
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1539092M
      ISBN 101561210641
      LC Control Number91017582

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