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Myth and Christian belief

William J. Duggan

Myth and Christian belief

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Published by Fides in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myth,
  • Christianity and language

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 141.

    Statement[by] William J. Duggan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL304 .D84
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 141 p.
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4914688M
    ISBN 100819004316
    LC Control Number76140145
    OCLC/WorldCa139988


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