Psychology of the religious life
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Published by G. Allen & Company, ltd. in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychology, Religious.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby George Malcolm Stratton ...
SeriesLibrary of philosophy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL53 .S7
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 376 p.
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6539585M
LC Control Number12001338
OCLC/WorldCa1132233

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