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Humour and religion

Hans Geybels

Humour and religion

challenges and ambiguities

by Hans Geybels

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Proceedings of a congress held Apr. 20-21, 2009 at the University Centre Saint Ignatius Antwerp.

Statementedited by Hans Geybels and Walter van Herck
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL65.L3 H86 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24453054M
ISBN 109781441163134
LC Control Number2010023061
OCLC/WorldCa606767020

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