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Modern philosophies of Judaism

Jacob B. Agus

Modern philosophies of Judaism

a study of recent Jewish philosophies of religion

by Jacob B. Agus

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Published by Behrman"s Jewish Book House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Jewish.,
  • Judaism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jacob B. Agus, PH. D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM560 .A35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 388 p.
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14082011M
    LC Control Number42017193


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