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2 edition of Interesting account of religion in France. found in the catalog.

Interesting account of religion in France.

New York Missionary Society.

Interesting account of religion in France.

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsAC901 .D8 vol. 1, no. 4
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
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Open LibraryOL2355888M
LC Control Number86880276

Thus, in his Book of Heresies, Islam is listed, interestingly at number , suggesting that at this time it was still unclear whether Islam indeed constituted a wholly different religion or might be taken as another planet in the Christian galaxy, itself buffeted by numerous sectarian rifts. But there is no doubting John’s opinion of Islam.


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