Reasonable perspectives on religion by Richard Curtis

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Richard Curtis
LC ClassificationsBL50 .R386 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24452035M
ISBN 109780739141892
LC Control Number2010011423

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