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The divine invasion

Philip K. Dick

The divine invasion

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Published by Mariner Books in Boston .
Written in English


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StatementPhilip K. Dick
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LC ClassificationsPS3554.I3 D5 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25131485M
ISBN 109780547572420
LC Control Number2011015935


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Lewis has shown that atheism is “too simple” to be true. Another overly simplistic worldview is the worldview that claims, “God is good,” and ignores the existence of sin, hell, and the devil.