light by which we see light or, Nature and the Scriptures. A course of lectures delivered before the Theological seminary and Rutgers college. by Lewis, Tayler

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  • Religion and science -- 1860-1899.,
  • Bible and science.

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StatementBy Tayler Lewis.
SeriesThe Vedder lectures -- 1875
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL240 .L48 1875
The Physical Object
Paginationvi p., 2 ., 11-246 p.
Number of Pages246
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Open LibraryOL23347494M
LC Control Number31011656
OCLC/WorldCa6186057

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