Religious issues in contemporary philosophy
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Religious issues in contemporary philosophy by Howard Alexander Slaatte

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy and religion.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 77-81.

StatementHoward A. Slaatte.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB56 .S55 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p. ;
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2389797M
ISBN 100819154911
LC Control Number87019043

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