Correcting Quantum

Barr, Stephen M.
August 2007
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep2007, Issue 175, p16
Correction notice
The article presents a correction to the article "Faith and Quantum Theory," by Stephen M. Barr in the March 2007 issue.


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