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The vice of curiousity

Paul J. Griffiths

The vice of curiousity

an essay on intellectual appetite

by Paul J. Griffiths

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Published by CMU Press in Winnipeg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Learning and scholarship -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Curiosity -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Education (Christian theology),
  • Education, Higher

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPaul J. Griffiths.
    SeriesThe 2005 J.J. Thiessen lectures, J.J. Thiessen lectures -- 2005.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20902084M
    ISBN 100920718779
    OCLC/WorldCa69186556

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