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Rural life and rural church

Francis, Leslie J.

Rural life and rural church

theological and empirical perspectives

by Francis, Leslie J.

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Published by Equinox Pub. in Oakville, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural churches

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Leslie J. Francis and Mandy Robbins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR747 .R87 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24896633M
    ISBN 109781845539832, 9781845539849
    LC Control Number2011026704

    Southern Rural Life Conference ( 2d, Nashville) Church and rural community living in the South. Nashville, Southern Rural Life Council, George Peabody College for Teachers [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Description: 39 pages 23 cm: Responsibility. The BFI today announces Rural Life, the release online of over films from to , many unseen since they were first shown. The films form part of the BFI’s Britain on Film project, that reveals hidden histories and forgotten stories of people and places from every corner of Great Britain from the UK’s key film and TV archives, available for free on BFI Player via an interactive map. South Dakota churches documented in new book. ; Rural Churches. Prayers on the Prairie: Youth give rural church a new energy. ; Rural Life. Prayers on the Prairie: Members look back after church closes doors. ; Rural Churches. Historic church fosters spirit of caring.


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e analysis is placed within the context of ordinary theology and its practical expression through ordinary by: In his book, that I would wholeheartedly recommend with two thumbs straight up, Transforming Church in Rural America, O’Dell walks the reader through his journey from being a successful youth pastor in a mega church in Oklahoma to pastoring a small and dying church in /5().

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