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encyclopedia of religion.

Vergilius Ture Anselm Ferm

encyclopedia of religion.

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Published by Littlefield, Adams in Paterson, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesNew students outline series -- 139.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination844 p.
    Number of Pages844
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14098043M


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