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Christianity and civilisation

John William Draper

Christianity and civilisation

a chapter from "The history of the intellectual development of Europe"

by John William Draper

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Published by Pioneer Press in London .
Written in English


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Statementby John William Draper.
The Physical Object
Pagination30p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18886806M


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About this Book Despite the horrors of two world wars, Brunner saw hope for the building of a new civilisation on the ruins of what had been destroyed, arguing that only Christianity is able to provide the basis of a truly human civilisation.

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