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The problem of hell

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hell -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-175) and index.

    StatementJonathan L. Kvanvig.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT836.2.K83 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 182 p. ;
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1739306M
    ISBN 10019508487X
    LC Control Number92044653


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