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Secularism

C. J. M"alester

Secularism

a lecture delivered in the Church of the First Presbyterian Congregation, Rosemary Street, Belfast, on Sunday evening, February 18th, 1877; and published at the request of several who heard it

by C. J. M"alester

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Published by Depository of the Ulster Unitarian Christian Association in Belfast .
Written in English


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Statementby Charles J. M"Alester.
The Physical Object
Pagination20p. ;
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL16020911M


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