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Foreword. / Rix, Robert William.

Medicine, Mysticism and Mythology: Garth Wilkinson, Swedenborg and Nineteenth-Century Esoteric Culture. London : Swedenborg Society, 2018. p. vii-xi.

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Rix, RW 2018, Foreword. in Medicine, Mysticism and Mythology: Garth Wilkinson, Swedenborg and Nineteenth-Century Esoteric Culture. Swedenborg Society, London, pp. vii-xi.

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Rix, R. W. (2018). Foreword. In Medicine, Mysticism and Mythology: Garth Wilkinson, Swedenborg and Nineteenth-Century Esoteric Culture (pp. vii-xi). London: Swedenborg Society.

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Rix RW. Foreword. In Medicine, Mysticism and Mythology: Garth Wilkinson, Swedenborg and Nineteenth-Century Esoteric Culture. London: Swedenborg Society. 2018. p. vii-xi

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Rix, Robert William. / Foreword. Medicine, Mysticism and Mythology: Garth Wilkinson, Swedenborg and Nineteenth-Century Esoteric Culture. London : Swedenborg Society, 2018. pp. vii-xi

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