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New gods in America

Peter Rowley

New gods in America

an informal investigation into the new religions of American youth today.

by Peter Rowley

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by D. McKay Co. in New York .
Written in English

  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cults -- United States.,
    • Youth -- United States -- Religious life.,
    • Religions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 205-208.

      LC ClassificationsBL80.2 .R66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 208 p.
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5318378M
      LC Control Number72165087

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