In Defense of Sectarian Catholicity

Nuechterlein, James
January 1997
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1997, Issue 69, p12
Discusses the condition of sectarian catholicity in the U.S. as of January 1997. Definition of sectarian catholicity; Factors that make sectarian catholicity persist in its obduracy; Reasons for remaining evangelical catholics; Challenges faced by sectarian catholics.


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