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Religion as critique

by Robert John Ackermann

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert John Ackermann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL48 .A26 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 171 p. ;
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2854046M
    ISBN 100870234625, 0870234633
    LC Control Number84016471

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