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God & the modern world by Julia Watkin

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Published by Marquette University Press in Milwaukee, Wis .
Written in English


  • God,
  • Religion and science

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesGod and the modern world
StatementJulia Watkin.
SeriesMarquette studies in philosophy ;, no. 41
LC ClassificationsBT103 .W38 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3394861M
ISBN 100874626641
ISBN 109780874626643
LC Control Number2005006134

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