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Thinking about religion an historical introduction to theories of religion by Ivan Strenski

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion -- Methodology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementIvan Strenski.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL41 .S72 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3401030M
ISBN 101405120118, 1405120126
ISBN 109781405120111, 9781405120128
LC Control Number2005015485

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