Religion and the State in American Law

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As I followed the story forward in time and across space, I discovered the centrality of divine healing practices to the spread of global Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The person filling this appointment will teach introductory and advanced level courses. Once you have your Reference Letters, they can be emailed to and they will be attached to your online application.

Pages: 986

Publisher: Cambridge University Press (October 6, 2015)

ISBN: 1107071828

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