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The religion factor

an introduction to how religion matters

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Religion.,
    • United States -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementWilliam Scott Green and Jacob Neusner, editors.
      ContributionsGreen, William Scott., Neusner, Jacob, 1932-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL48 .R42 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 275 p. :
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL983747M
      ISBN 100664256880
      LC Control Number96021466

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