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Progress and religion an historical enquiry by Christopher Dawson

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Published by Sheed and Ward in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Progress.,
  • Religion.,
  • Civilization, Christian.,
  • History -- Philosophy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Dawson.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 254p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23132712M

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