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Empirical philosophies of religion with special reference to Boodin, Brightman, Hocking, Macintosh and Wieman by James Alfred Martin

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Published by King"s Crown Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Religion -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [138]-146.

Statementby James Alfred Martin, Jr.
LC ClassificationsBL51 .M355 1945a
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., [vii]-xii, 146 p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL188575M
LC Control Numbera 45004856

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