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The challenge of being Baptist

Bill Leonard

The challenge of being Baptist

owning a scandalous past and an uncertain future

by Bill Leonard

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Published by Baylor University Press in Waco, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Doctrines,
  • Baptists,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBill J. Leonard
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX6331.3 .L47 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 154 p. ;
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24791058M
    ISBN 109781602583061
    LC Control Number2010005249

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