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Psychology and religious origins

Thomas Hywel Hughes

Psychology and religious origins

by Thomas Hywel Hughes

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology, Religious.,
  • Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography : p236-240. - Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Thomas Hywel Hughes.
    SeriesStudies in theology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination242p. ;
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21578285M

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