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spirit of Hinduism

Burnett, David

spirit of Hinduism

a Christian perspective on Hindu thought

by Burnett, David

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Published by Monarch in Tunbridge Wells, Kent .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinduism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-283) and index.

    StatementDavid G. Burnett.
    SeriesAn All nations book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1202 .B87 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination286 p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1486509M
    ISBN 10185424194X
    LC Control Number93156528
    OCLC/WorldCa29326697


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