Miracle and its philosophical presuppositions
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Miracle and its philosophical presuppositions three lectures delivered in the University of London 1924 by Frederick Robert Tennant

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Miracles.

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Statementby F.R. Tennant.
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p. ;
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18769293M

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