Georgia Harkness the remaking of a liberal theologian

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press in Louisville, Ky .

Written in English

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  • Harkness, Georgia Elma, -- 1891-1974,
  • Liberalism (Religion) -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Rebekah Miles.
SeriesLibrary of theological ethics series
ContributionsMiles, Rebekah, 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR517 .G47 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23688026M
ISBN 109780664226671
LC Control Number2009033747

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