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Published by Prometheus Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church -- Controversial literature.,
  • Rationalism.,
  • Christianity -- Controversial literature.,
  • Toleration.,
  • Liberty of conscience.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementRobert G. Ingersoll.
SeriesThe Freethought library
LC ClassificationsBL2720.A2 I537 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p. ;
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1420466M
ISBN 100879758511
LC Control Number93030573

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