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Lectures on the meaning of God in modern life

Lectures on the meaning of God in modern life

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Published by Scripps college in Claremont, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementdelivered in Janet Jacks Balch hall in March, 1933.
SeriesScripps college papers -- no. 5.
ContributionsDarr, John Whittier,., Story, Russell McCulloch., Soares, Theodore Gerald, b. 1869., Alexander, Hartley Burr, 1873-1939.
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p.
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14674000M

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