A Jewish understanding of the world by John D. Rayner

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Published by Berghahn Books in Providence, RI .

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StatementJohn D. Rayner.
SeriesProgressive Judaism today
LC ClassificationsBM740.2 .R379 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 196 p, ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL701163M
ISBN 101571819738, 1571819746
LC Control Number97049487

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