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Published by E.P. Dutton & co. in New York .
Written in English

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  • Religions.

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Edition Notes

StatementA collection of addresses delivered at South Place institute, now rev. and in some cases rewritten by the authors, together with some others specially written for this volume.
ContributionsSouth Place Institute (London)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 824 p.
Number of Pages824
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16783501M

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