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new church in the new world a study of Swedenborgianism in America by Marguerite Beck Block

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Published by Octagon in New York .
Written in English


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Reprint of the edition published in 1932 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York.

Statementwith a new introduction by Robert H. Kirven.
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Open LibraryOL20312151M

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