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Whitfield 1994: 20–21. Ibid: 26. Ibid: 26. Balmer, Randall, Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism (Louisville and London: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002), vii. ), with consulting editors D. W. Bebbington and Mark A. Noll, and organizing editor Steve Carter, Biographical Dictionary of Evangelicals (Leicester, UK, and Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2003). Ibid: 1. Barrett, David B. and Todd M. Johnson, ‘Annual Statistical Table on Global Mission: 2003’, International Bulletin of Missionary Research, 27(1) (January 2003), 25.
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