A critical introduction to the study of religion by Craig Martin

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Published by Equinox Publishing Ltd. in Sheffield, Oakville, CT .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Religion,
  • Study and teaching

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementCraig Martin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL41 .M344 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25122013M
ISBN 109781845539917, 9781845539924
LC Control Number2011047765

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