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Questions of religious truth.

Wilfred Cantwell Smith

Questions of religious truth.

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion.,
  • Truth.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL27 .S45 1967b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5585972M
    LC Control Number67104470
    OCLC/WorldCa1335183


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