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Science and Religion: New Historical Perspectives

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Science and Religion : New Historical Perspectives. / Dixon, Thomas (Editor); Cantor, Geoffrey (Editor); Pumfrey, Stephen (Editor).

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010. 332 p.

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Dixon T, (ed.), Cantor G, (ed.), Pumfrey S, (ed.). Science and Religion: New Historical Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 332 p.

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Dixon, Thomas (Editor) ; Cantor, Geoffrey (Editor) ; Pumfrey, Stephen (Editor). / Science and Religion : New Historical Perspectives. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010. 332 p.

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