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Jewish religious law

a progressive perspective

by John D. Rayner

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Published by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish law -- Reform Judaism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-206).

    StatementJohn D. Rayner.
    SeriesProgressive Judaism today ;, v. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM197 .R339 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 206 p. ;
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL351279M
    ISBN 101571819754, 1571819762
    LC Control Number98010685


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