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Religion and science as allies or, Similarities of physical and religious knowledge by James Thompson Bixby

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Published by C. H. Kerr in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Religion and science -- 1860-1899

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Published previously under title: Similarities of physical and religious knowledge.

Statementby James Thompson Bixby.
LC ClassificationsBL240 .B5
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p.
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6756306M
LC Control Number31008984

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