Confronting Creation How Judaism Reads Genesis by Jacob Neusner

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Subjects:

  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament,
  • Judaism - Sacred Writings,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8867027M
ISBN 101592447252
ISBN 109781592447251
OCLC/WorldCa58448355

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