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The Cambridge companion to religious studies

Robert A. Orsi

The Cambridge companion to religious studies

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • RELIGION / General,
  • Religion,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Research

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Robert A. Orsi
    SeriesCambridge Companions to religion
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL41 .C34 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination428 p. ;
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25256395M
    ISBN 109780521883917, 9780521710145
    LC Control Number2011010731


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