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George Macdonald"s influence on Scottish religion

Alex Webster

George Macdonald"s influence on Scottish religion

Robert Falconer"s plan for emptying hell

by Alex Webster

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Published by British and Foreign Unitarian Association in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • MacDonald, George, -- 1824-1905.,
  • Calvinism.,
  • Future punishment.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Alex. Webster.
    SeriesUnitarian tracts -- no.27
    ContributionsBritish and Foreign Unitarian Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20420124M

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