Religious values in an age of violence by Marc H. Tanenbaum

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Published by Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis .

Written in English

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  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Violence -- Religious aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementRabbi Marc H. Tanenbaum.
SeriesPere Marquette theology lecture, 1976, Pere Marquette theology lecture, 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17760625M

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Milwaukee, Wisc., Marquette University, (OCoLC) Online version: Tanenbaum, Marc H. Religious values in an age of violence. Milwaukee, Wisc., Marquette University, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marc H Tanenbaum. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Tanenbaum, Marc H.

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