Problems of religious knowledge

by Peter Munz

Publisher: SCM Press in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 253 Downloads: 454
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  • Religion,
  • Philosophy,
  • Knowledge, Theory of (Religion),
  • Theology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter Munz. --
SeriesThe library of philosophy and theology, Library of philosophy and theology
LC ClassificationsBT75.2 .M84
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p. ;
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26543482M
LC Control Number60-3887

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