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Gordian knot

Arthur T. Pierson

Gordian knot

or, The problem which baffles infidelity

by Arthur T. Pierson

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Published by Funk & Wagnalls in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apologetics.,
  • Life.,
  • Skepticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInfidelity.
    Statementby Arthur T. Pierson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT1210 .P5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p.
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6918968M
    LC Control Number02019419
    OCLC/WorldCa4819470

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