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Religion and nature

Auckland Religious Studies Colloquium (8th 1982)

Religion and nature

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Published by University of Auckland Chaplaincy Publishing Trust in Auckland, N.Z. (Maclaurin Chapel, University of Auckland, Private Bag, Auckland 1, N.Z.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses.,
  • Nature -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementwith Charles Birth and others ; proceedings of the eighth Auckland Religious Studies Colloquium, May 14-16, 1982 ; edited by Kevin J. Sharpe, John M. Ker.
    ContributionsBirch, Charles., Sharpe, Kevin J., Ker, John M.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17907681M
    ISBN 100959767207


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