Evil and a good God by Bruce R. Reichenbach

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Good and evil.,
  • Theodicy.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementBruce R. Reichenbach.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1401 .R44 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3511293M
ISBN 100823210812, 0823210804
LC Control Number82071120

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