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Philosophy & the Christian faith

Brown, Colin

Philosophy & the Christian faith

a historical sketch from the Middle Ages to the present day.

by Brown, Colin

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Published by Inter-varsity Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy and religion.,
  • Christianity -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPhilosophy and the Christian faith.
    SeriesA Tyndale paperback
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR100 .B65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319 p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5632052M
    LC Control Number68058083


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