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Beyond homelessness Christian faith in a culture of displacement by Steven Bouma-Prediger

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Published by William B. Eerdmans Pub. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

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  • Home -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Homelessness -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 328-346) and indexes.

StatementSteven Bouma-Prediger & Brian J. Walsh.
ContributionsWalsh, Brian J., 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR115.H56 B67 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 361 p. ;
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18818982M
ISBN 109780802846921
LC Control Number2007045769

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