Chambers dictionary of beliefs and religions



Publisher: Chambers in Edinburgh, New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditor, Rosemary Goring ; consultant editor, Frank Whaling.
ContributionsGoring, Rosemary., Whaling, Frank, 1934-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL31 .D53 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 587 p. ;
Number of Pages587
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1479364M
ISBN 100550150005
LC Control Number93145805

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