Religious thought in the last quarter-century by Gerald Birney Smith

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Statementby J. M. Powis Smith [and others]
SeriesEssay index reprint series
ContributionsSmith, J. M. Powis 1866-1932.
LC ClassificationsBR479 .S66 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 239 p.
Number of Pages239
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Open LibraryOL5755784M
ISBN 100836915836
LC Control Number71107739

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