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Published by Mercer University Press in Macon, Ga .
Written in English


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Statementedited by W. Creighton Peden and Larry E. Axel.
SeriesHighlands Institute series ;, 1
ContributionsPeden, Creighton, 1935-, Axel, Larry E., 1946-, International Conference on Philosophical Theology (1st : 1988 : Oxford University)
LC ClassificationsBT40 .G58 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2206574M
ISBN 100865543607
LC Control Number89028704

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