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Religion in history and in modern life

together with an essay on the church and the working classes

by A. M. Fairbairn

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24365851M

Book Description. A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning.. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of contemporaries’ experiences, this book serves as an introduction to . History Timeline of World Religions, cults and occcult and its Founders. The true religion (way to God was given to Adam and Eve after they fell into sin).It was passed onto to his sons Ge,4. It was then passed on until mankind rebelled and no longer practiced it.

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