New 20th Century Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (Baker Reference Library, 4)

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ContributionsJ. D. Douglas (Editor), Robert G. Clouse (Editor)
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Number of Pages896
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Open LibraryOL7845816M
ISBN 100801030021
ISBN 109780801030024

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