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God in the White House a history : how faith shaped the presidency from John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush by Randall Herbert Balmer

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Published by HarperOne in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Presidents -- United States -- Religion.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Church and state -- United States.,
  • Religion and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRandall Balmer.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE176.1 .B215 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 243 p. :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18506733M
ISBN 109780060734053
LC Control Number2008271309

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