Science, society, and religion
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Science, society, and religion convergence on the idea of oneness by Lawrence J. McGarry

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Published by Villanova University Press in Villanova, Pa .
Written in English


  • Religion and sociology.,
  • Religion and science.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-172).

StatementLawrence J. McGarry.
LC ClassificationsBL60 .M35 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1438827M
LC Control Number93061182

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