Five great non-Christian religions

an introduction to Mohammedanism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Shintoism by Titterton, C. H. Rev.

Publisher: The Inter-Varsity Fellowship of Evangelical Unions in London

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Includes index.

Statementby the Rev. C.H. Titterton, with a forward by the Rt. Rev. A.W.T. Perowne (Bishop of Worcester).
The Physical Object
Number of Pages118
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