The soul of a Christian university a field guide for educators

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Published by Abilene Christian University Press in Abilene, Tex .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Christian education -- Philosophy,
  • Church and college,
  • Universities and colleges -- Religion

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-208).

Book details

StatementStephen T. Beers, editor.
ContributionsBeers, Stephen Thomas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV1464 .S6 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23826084M
ISBN 100891125205
ISBN 109780891125204
LC Control Number2007942391

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