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Atheists, agnostics, and deists in America a brief history by Peter M. Rinaldo

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Published by DorPete Press in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Atheism.,
  • Agnosticism.,
  • Deism.,
  • United States -- Religion.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-178) and index.

StatementPeter M. Rinaldo.
LC ClassificationsBL2525 .R55 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6800740M
ISBN 101890849030
LC Control Number00131022

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