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Published by Walter de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion -- Study and teaching -- History -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Peter Antes, Armin W. Geertz, and Randi R. Warne.
SeriesReligion and reason ;, 42
ContributionsAntes, Peter, 1942-, Geertz, Armin W., 1948-, Warne, R. R. 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL41 .N49 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3297150M
ISBN 10311017698X
LC Control Number2004022173

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