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World"s religious traditions

World"s religious traditions

current perspectives in religious studies : essays in honour of Wilfred Cantwell Smith

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Published by T. & T. Clark in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Wilfred Cantwell, 1916-,
  • Religions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Frank Whaling.
    ContributionsWhaling, Frank, 1934-, Smith, Wilfred Cantwell, 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL87 .W67x 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 311 p. :
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3006090M
    ISBN 100567093530
    LC Control Number84673348


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