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study of religion on the campus of today

Conference on Religion as an Academic Discipline

study of religion on the campus of today

selected papers from the Stony Brook Conference on Religion as an Academic discipline

by Conference on Religion as an Academic Discipline

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Published by Association of American Colleges in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Held at the State Univesity of New York, Stony Brook, January 28-29, 1966.

    Statementedited by Karl D. Hartzell and Harrison Sasscer.
    ContributionsHartzell, Karl D., Sasscer, Harrison.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 76 p.
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14386977M

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