A view of religions in two parts
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A view of religions in two parts pt. I., containing an alphabetical compendium of the various religious denominations, which have appeared in the world, from the beginning of the Christian era to the present day : pt. II., containing a brief account of the different schemes of religion now embraced among mankind : the whole collected from the best authors, ancient and modern by Hannah Adams

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Published by Printed by and for Manning & Loring, proprietors in Boston .
Written in English


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Statementby Hannah Adams
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 210
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 504 p.
Number of Pages504
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14690084M

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