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Understanding Jewish ethics by Richard A. Freund

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Written in English


  • Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Jewish ethics.,
  • Ethics in the Bible.,
  • Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.

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StatementRichard A. Freund.
LC ClassificationsBJ1280 .F68 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1885772M
ISBN 10077349894X, 0773419721
LC Control Number90046835

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