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Following Christ in a consumer society

the spirituality of cultural resistance

by John F. Kavanaugh

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Christian sociology -- United States.,
    • Christian life -- Catholic authors.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn F. Kavanaugh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBT738 .K37 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 194 p. ;
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2027982M
      ISBN 100883447770
      LC Control Number91004077

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