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Religion in Relation

Method, Application and Moral Location (Studies in Comparative Religion)

by Ivan Strenski

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Published by University of South Carolina Press .
Written in English

  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8375192M
    ISBN 100872498662
    ISBN 109780872498662

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