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Meaning of Freedom A Study of Secular, Muslim and Christian Views by J. Andrew Dirk

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Published by Paternoster Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christianity,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Islam - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8285010M
ISBN 100853648441
ISBN 109780853648444
OCLC/WorldCa40543802

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