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Linguistics, language, and religion

David Crystal

Linguistics, language, and religion

by David Crystal

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Published by Hawthorn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Language and languages,
  • Language and languages -- Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 190-191.

    StatementDavid Crystal.
    SeriesThe Twentieth century encyclopedia of Catholicism
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23751595M

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