Readings in philosophy of religion ancient to contemporary

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA .

Written in English

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  • Religion -- Philosophy

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Linda Zagzebski and Timothy D. Miller.
ContributionsZagzebski, Linda Trinkaus, 1946-, Miller, Timothy, 1944-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL51 .R3235 2009
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23160028M
ISBN 109781405180924, 9781405180917
LC Control Number2008032198

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