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Problems in the philosophy of religion

critical studies of the work of John Hick

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hick, John, -- 1922-,
  • Religion -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Papers presented at the annual Claremont Graduate School Philosophy of Religion Conference, held April 7 and 8, 1989 at Claremont McKenna College.

    Statementedited by Harold Hewitt, Jr.
    SeriesLibrary of philosophy and religion
    ContributionsHewitt, Harold., Hick, John, 1922-, Claremont Graduate School Philosophy of Religion Conference (1989 : Claremont McKenna College)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi,246p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14999612M
    ISBN 100333526937

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