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Forms of religion

as seen in the light of the methods of Christ, and of the Spirit, by following the divine order of the development

by John Coutts

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Published by G. Lyal, M.L. Hutchison in London, Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions.,
  • Christianity and other religions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John Coutts
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 448 p.
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24185170M
    LC Control Numbera 10001525
    OCLC/WorldCa42052280


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