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The book of religions comprising the views, creeds, sentiments or opinions of all the principal religious sects in the world, particularly of all Christian denominations in Europe and America ; to which are added church and missionary statistics, together with biographical sketches by

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Published by Sanborn, Carter, Bazin in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religions -- History.,
  • Sects -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby John Hayward.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination5 microfiches (228 fr.).
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20654604M
ISBN 100665415524

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