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Tragedy of human freedom

Martien E. Brinkman

Tragedy of human freedom

the failure and promise of the Christian concept of freedom in Western culture

by Martien E. Brinkman

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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StatementMartien E. Brinkman ; translated by Harry Flecken and Henry Jansen.
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LC ClassificationsBD
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22544948M
ISBN 10904201105X

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