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religious and the secular studies in secularization by Martin, David

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
Written in English


  • Secularism.,
  • Civilization, Secular.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 157-161.

Statement[by] David Martin.
LC ClassificationsBR115.W6 M35
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 164 p.
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5511917M
ISBN 100710063342
LC Control Number73391655

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