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Religion and Law

Biblical-Judaic and Islamic Perspectives

by Edwin B. Firmage

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Published by Eisenbrauns .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic law,
  • O.T,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Islam,
  • Jewish Law,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Law (Theology),
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Judaism,
  • Bible,
  • O.T.,
  • Bible.,
  • Biblical teaching

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn W. Welch (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8384123M
    ISBN 100931464390
    ISBN 109780931464393

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