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Religion, law, and tradition

comparative studies in religious law

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

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  • Religion and law.

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    Statementedited by Andrew Huxley.
    ContributionsHuxley, Andrew., W.G. Hart Workshop (2000 : Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKB160 R4+ 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3568214M
    ISBN 100700716890
    LC Control Number2002068240


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