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The humanist way

an introduction to ethical humanist religion

by Edward L. Ericson

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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

  • American Ethical Union.,
  • Ethical Culture movement.,
  • Humanism.,
  • Secularism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward L. Ericson ; foreword by Isaac Asimov.
    LC ClassificationsBJ11.A63 E75 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2397504M
    ISBN 100804421765
    LC Control Number87027348

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