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Ronald Inglehart, Director of the World Values Survey in Sweden, discusses the transition from religion to secular humanism, “For most of history, people have been on the borderline of survival…that’s changed dramatically. The number of Filipino Catholics could grow to 90 million by 2025, and perhaps to 130 million by 2050. From the many passages which treat of God, we ask for one, one only, in which we are told, that he is a threefold being, or that he is three persons, or that he is Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

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Publisher: Senate Books (August 30, 1996)

ISBN: 185958196X

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