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Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Comparative Religion,
  • Philosophy Of Religion,
  • Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Religion,
  • Theology,
  • Christian Theology - Anthropology,
  • Religion / General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Christianity,
  • Congresses,
  • Free will and determinism,
  • Religious aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9307690M
ISBN 10076181471X
ISBN 109780761814719

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