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Innovation in religious traditions essays in the interpretation of religious change

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .
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Statementedited by Michael A. Williams, Collett Cox, Martin S. Jaffee.
SeriesReligion and society ;, 31, Religion and society (Hague, Netherlands) ;, 31.
ContributionsWilliams, Michael A., Cox, Collett, 1950-, Jaffee, Martin S.
LC ClassificationsBL21 .I466 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 373 p. :
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1716702M
ISBN 103110127806
LC Control Number92019167

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