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Chosen Nations: Pursuit of the Kingdom of God and Its by Christina L. Littlefield

By Christina L. Littlefield

At the guts of the biblical fable of chosenness is the concept God has blessed a humans to be a blessing to others. it's a challenge of solemn accountability. The six British and American thinkers tested during this examine embraced the parable of chosenness for his or her nations, believed that the liberties they loved have been inherently tied to their Protestant religion, and that it was once their challenge to guard and unfold that religion, and its democratic fruit, at domestic and in a foreign country.

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