Theology in an age of science
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Theology in an age of science an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 3 November 1944 by Leonard Hodgson

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Published by The Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion and science -- 1900-1925

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Leonard Hodgson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL241 .H615
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL188344M
LC Control Numbera 45004020
OCLC/WorldCa10317209

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