What is merit, that it can be transferred?

  title={What is merit, that it can be transferred?},
  author={Steven G. Smith},
  journal={International Journal for Philosophy of Religion},
  • Steven G. Smith
  • Published 7 April 2021
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal for Philosophy of Religion


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