The Pharisees
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The Pharisees the sociological background of their faith by Finkelstein, Louis

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Pharisees,
  • Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D

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Edition Notes

Statementby Louis Finkelstein.
SeriesThe Morris Loeb series
LC ClassificationsBM175.P4 F5
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6379864M
LC Control Number38036491

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