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Controversies in the Study of Judaic Religion & Theology (Origins of Judaism, Vol 4)

Jacob Neusner

Controversies in the Study of Judaic Religion & Theology (Origins of Judaism, Vol 4)

by Jacob Neusner

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The Arts,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Jewish Theology,
  • Religion,
  • Talmudic period, 10-425,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Religion / General,
  • Historiography,
  • History,
  • Judaism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8122873M
    ISBN 100824081757
    ISBN 109780824081751
    OCLC/WorldCa22274488

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