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Identity and Civilization by Mordechai Nisan

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Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Reference,
  • Eastern - General,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Religion,
  • Relations,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion / Eastern,
  • Christianity,
  • Christianity and other religio,
  • Islam,
  • Judaism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9791769M
ISBN 100761813551
ISBN 109780761813552

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