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Philosophy and religion; some contemporary perspectives

Jerry H. Gill

Philosophy and religion; some contemporary perspectives

by Jerry H. Gill

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Published by Burgess Pub. Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy and religion -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Jerry H. Gill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB56 .G5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 372 p.
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5629373M
    LC Control Number68054894

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