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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English


  • Neo-orthodoxy.,
  • Liberalism (Religion)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Henry N. Wieman [and others]
ContributionsWieman, Henry Nelson, 1884-
LC ClassificationsBT78 .R45
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 177 p.
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6515698M
LC Control Number47012451

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