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The country church and the rural problem

the Carew lectures at Hartford theological seminary, 1909

by Kenyon L. Butterfield

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural churches.,
  • Sociology, Rural.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kenyon L. Butterfield.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 153 p. ;
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19381132M

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Butterfield. This book (coffee table size) contains wonderful, detailed photographs of about 40 rural churches from across the United States, each incredibly beautiful in its own way--some very simple, such as Missionary Baptist in Cades Cove, Tennessee The country church and the rural problem book of my favorite places in the south); others more formal, such as St.

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(Kenyon Leech), Publication date Topics Rural churches -- United States, Country life -- Religious aspects Christianity, Sociology, Rural, Sociology, Christian Publisher Chicago: University of Pages: by Amanda Fanger, Reporter and Farmer Shrinking population is just one of many factors that are coming into play for the struggles of rural area churches.

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