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Four existentialist theologians a reader from the works of Jacques Maritain, Nicolas Berdyaev, Martin Buber, and Paul Tillich. by Will Herberg

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion -- Philosophy,
  • Existentialism

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSelected, and with an introd. and biographical notes, by Will Herberg.
SeriesDoubleday anchor books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL51 .H469 1958a
The Physical Object
Pagination346 p.
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6246799M
LC Control Number58007578

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