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Studying religion

Russell T. McCutcheon

Studying religion

an introduction

by Russell T. McCutcheon

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Published by Equinox Pub. in London, Oakville, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRussell T. McCutcheon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL41 .M36 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 206 p. ;
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18406814M
    ISBN 109781845530112, 9781845530129
    LC Control Number2008360321

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