Includes bibliographical references (p. -124) and index
|Series||Religions of the world, Religions of the world (Upper Saddle River, N.J.)|
|LC Classifications||BP603 .S54 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||128 p. :|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||2006043957|
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