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Psychology and religion

an inaugural lecture given in the University of Fort Hare on the 18th March 1976
  • 24 Pages
  • 4.95 MB
  • English
Fort Hare University Press , [Fort Hare, South Africa]
Psychology, Religious -- Addresses, essays, lec
Statementby J. P. du Preez.
SeriesFort Hare inaugural lectures ;, C. 33
LC ClassificationsBL53 .D86
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4608179M
ISBN 100949974323
LC Control Number77371609

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