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Report of Survey Completed for Irish Evangelical Leaders

William P Payne

Abstract


The paper reports on a national survey that determined the religious beliefs, attitudes, and practices of the Irish people so that leading evangelical leaders could plan an informed national evangelistic campaign. In so doing, it highlights the current religious climate in Ireland and points to ways that the evangelical church can capitalize on changing demographics.

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Ireland, Evangelical

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