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Religion and understanding

D. Z. Phillips

Religion and understanding

by D. Z. Phillips

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Philosophy -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementedited by D. Z. Phillips.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .P52 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 216 p.
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5544015M
    LC Control Number67022156

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