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Cartwright, Carol Lohry; Shaffer, Scott; Waller, Randal / City on the Rock River : chapters in Janesville's history
(1998)

12. Religion,   pp. 208-226


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striking. In particular, the growth in Assembly of God churches in the city is worth note. If
this trend continues into the twenty-first century, the history of religion in Janesville will
change dramatically. It is hoped that this chapter can be a foundation for future historians to
build on in charting the ever-developing history of churches in Janesville.
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