Reflections of a historian of religion by Philip H. Ashby

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Published by Whitworth College in Spokane, WA .

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  • Religions.,
  • Humanities.

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Statementby Philip H. Ashby.
SeriesSimpson-Duvall lectureship -- 1984., The Inquiring mind series, Simpson-Duvall lectureship -- 1984., Inquiring mind series
The Physical Object
Pagination[20] p. ;
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL16819337M

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