Translating the classics of Judaism in theory and in practice by Jacob Neusner

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Published by Scholars Press in Atlanta, Ga .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby Jacob Neusner.
SeriesBrown Judaic studies ;, no. 176
LC ClassificationsBM496.5 .N4826 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 158 p. ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2188101M
ISBN 101555403530
LC Control Number89006281

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