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Patron saints for postmoderns

Chris R. Armstrong

Patron saints for postmoderns

10 from the past who speak to our future

by Chris R. Armstrong

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Published by IVP Books in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian biography,
  • Postmodernism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • About the Edition

    A professor of church history, Armstrong provides rich portraits of ten people from the past who: translated the gospel for their own times; broke down barriers; ministered out of the brokenness we all share; knew what it feels like to live on the margins; believed in the power of stories to bring transformation through Christ. --from publisher description

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-249).

    StatementChris R. Armstrong.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1700.3 .A76 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p. :
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23735354M
    ISBN 100830837191
    ISBN 109780830837199
    LC Control Number2009021526

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Patron saints for postmoderns: 10 from the past who speak to our future. [Chris R Armstrong] -- A professor of church history, Armstrong provides rich portraits of ten people from the past who: translated the gospel for their own times; broke down barriers; ministered out of the brokenness we.