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Studies in religious philosophy and mysticism

Altmann, Alexander

Studies in religious philosophy and mysticism

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Plainview, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Jewish,
  • Mysticism -- Judaism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alexander Altmann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB154 .A4 1969c
    The Physical Object
    Pagination308 p. ;
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5193219M
    ISBN 100518101940
    LC Control Number75014347


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