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Jonathan Edwards on the good life

Owen Strachan

Jonathan Edwards on the good life

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Published by Moody Publishers in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 13-14).

    StatementOwen Strachan and Douglas Sweeney
    SeriesThe essential Edwards collection
    ContributionsSweeney, Douglas A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4501.3 .S773 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p. ;
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24912964M
    ISBN 100802424597
    ISBN 109780802424594
    LC Control Number2009040814


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