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Observations on religious fanaticism

illustrated by a comparison of the belief and conduct of noted religious enthusiasts with those of patients in the Montrose Lunatic Asylum

by W. A. F. Browne

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Published by Printed by A. Balfour in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental Disorders,
  • Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.A.F. Browne
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26277907M

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Observations on religious fanaticism: illustrated by a comparison of the belief and conduct of noted religious enthusiasts with those of patients in the Montrose Lunatic Asylum by Browne, W.

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