My soul looks back by James H. Cone

Cover of: My soul looks back | James H. Cone

Published by Abingdon in Nashville .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Cone, James H.,
  • Black theology -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Theologians -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementJames H. Cone.
SeriesJourneys in faith
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4827.C65 A35 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3482314M
ISBN 100687276160
LC Control Number82001708

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