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The rise of modern religious ideas

by Arthur Cushman McGiffert

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology, Doctrinal -- History.,
  • Philosophy and religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur Cushman McGiffert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT27 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx p., 2 l., 315 p.
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6573712M
    LC Control Number15002864
    OCLC/WorldCa2940759

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