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Reflections on Jesus and Socrates Word and Silence by Paul W. Gooch

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English


  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Ancient Philosophy,
  • New Testament Commentary,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Religion,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Philosophy / Humanism,
  • Crucifixion,
  • Death and burial,
  • Jesus Christ,
  • Socrates

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Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10318325M
ISBN 100300066953
ISBN 109780300066951

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