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Novel Histories

The Fiction of Biblical Criticism (Playing the Text, 2)
  • 224 Pages
  • 1.38 MB
  • English
Sheffield Academic Pr
Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis, Christian theology, Literary studies: general, Religion, Ge
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9422411M
ISBN 101850758352
ISBN 139781850758358

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