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Approaching religion

Approaching religion

based on papers read at the Symposium on Methodology in the Study of Religions held at Åbo, Finland, on the 13th-16th of August 1991

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Published by Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History in Åbo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Tore Ahlbäck.
ContributionsAhlbäck, Tore., Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History., Symposium on Religious Rites (1991 : Åbo, Finland)
The Physical Object
Pagination367 p. :
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22496882M
ISBN 109521203684

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