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Modern religion

Bernard Shaw

Modern religion

some notes of a lecture delivered at the New Reform Club, London, 21st March 1912.

by Bernard Shaw

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Published in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe modern pulpit -- no.69
The Physical Object
Pagination11p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13900429M

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