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Faith, reason, and existence an introduction to contemporary philosophy of religion. by John Alexander Hutchison

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Religion -- Philosophy.,
  • Faith and reason.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsBL51 .H974
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Pagination306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17755630M

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