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God"s funeral

A. N. Wilson

God"s funeral

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and science -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-384) and index.

    StatementA.N. Wilson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 402 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23243520M
    LC Control Number99021306


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