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Thinking about religion

Richard L. Purtill

Thinking about religion

a philosophical introduction to religion

by Richard L. Purtill

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    StatementRichard L. Purtill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .P88
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4545838M
    ISBN 100139177248
    LC Control Number77013616

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