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Characteristics of the Christian philosopher

Cheever, George Barrell

Characteristics of the Christian philosopher

a discourse commemorative of the virtues and attainments of Rev. James Marsh, D.D., late president in the University of Vermont.

by Cheever, George Barrell

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Published by Wiley and Putnam in New York .
Written in English

  • Marsh, James, -- 1794-1842

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    Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms [n.d.] (American culture series, Reel 497.7)

    StatementDelivered before the alumni of the University, at their annual meeting in August, 1843, and pub. at their request, by Rev. George B. Cheever.
    SeriesAmerican culture series -- 497.7.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p.
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17485771M

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The collaborators would be grateful for corrections or other suggestions to this preliminary draft. Please address comments to [email protected] About this journal. Studies in Christian Ethics is an English-language journal devoted exclusively to questions arising in the field of Christian ethics and moral theology.

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come only from Christian maturity, which is the task of CE. 2 F.F. Bruce, The New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Book of the Acts (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, ), 3 B.M. Newman and E,A. Nida, United Bible Society Handbook Series, A Handbook on the Acts of the Apostles (New York: BibleSoft, ), CD-ROM.