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Latin American church growth

William R. Read

Latin American church growth

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Published by Eerdmans in Grand Rapids .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 387-417.

      Statementby William R. Read, Victor M. Monterroso [and] Harmon A. Johnson.
      SeriesChurch growth series
      ContributionsMonterroso, Victor M., joint author., Johnson, Harmon A., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR600 .R37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 421 p.
      Number of Pages421
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4432809M
      LC Control Number79075104

        Event Transcript: Religion in Latin America Latin America is home to more than million Catholics – nearly 40% of the world’s total Catholic population – and the Roman Catholic Church now has a Latin American pope for the first time in its history.


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