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Religious worlds

the comparative study of religion ; with a new preface

by William E. Paden

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-186) and index.

    StatementWilliam E. Paden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL48 .P22 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1431551M
    ISBN 100807012297
    LC Control Number93043025

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