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Clouding or clarifying? Using the bible to explore the Scottish independence referendum question.

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Clouding or clarifying? Using the bible to explore the Scottish independence referendum question. / Stoddart, Eric.

In: Practical Theology, Vol. 8, No. 3-4, 05.05.2016, p. 189-202.

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Stoddart, E 2016, 'Clouding or clarifying? Using the bible to explore the Scottish independence referendum question.' Practical Theology, vol 8, no. 3-4, pp. 189-202. DOI: 10.1080/1756073X.2015.1105088

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Stoddart, E. (2016). Clouding or clarifying? Using the bible to explore the Scottish independence referendum question. Practical Theology, 8(3-4), 189-202. DOI: 10.1080/1756073X.2015.1105088

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Stoddart E. Clouding or clarifying? Using the bible to explore the Scottish independence referendum question. Practical Theology. 2016 May 5;8(3-4):189-202. Available from, DOI: 10.1080/1756073X.2015.1105088

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Stoddart, Eric. / Clouding or clarifying? Using the bible to explore the Scottish independence referendum question.In: Practical Theology. 2016 ; Vol. 8, No. 3-4. pp. 189-202

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