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Published by Paulist Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Christianity and antisemitism -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Alan Davies.
ContributionsDavies, Alan T.
LC ClassificationsBM535 .A64
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 258 p. ;
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4431646M
ISBN 100809122197
LC Control Number79065620

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