The postmodern God a theological reader

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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Malden, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Religion -- Philosophy.,
  • Postmodernism -- Religious aspects.,
  • God.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Graham Ward.
SeriesBlackwell readings in modern theology
ContributionsWard, Graham, 1955-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD573 .P67 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvii, 368 p.
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20668797M
ISBN 100631201408, 0631201416

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