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The promise of despair

Andrew Root

The promise of despair

the way of the Cross as the way of the church

by Andrew Root

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Published by Abingdon Press in Nashville, TN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mission of the church,
  • Despair -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Root.
    SeriesLiving theology series -- 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV601.8 .R66 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23954271M
    ISBN 109781426700620
    LC Control Number2009048171
    OCLC/WorldCa457160657

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