Women in religion

Publisher: Continuum in London, New York

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  • Women and religion.,
  • Religions.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Jean Holm, with John Bowker.
SeriesThemes in religious studies series
ContributionsHolm, Jean, 1922-, Bowker, John Westerdale.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 181 p. ;
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22464044M
ISBN 101855671085, 082645304X

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