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Women in religion by Mary Pat Fisher

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Published by Pearson Longman in New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMary Pat Fisher.
LC ClassificationsBL458 .F57 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3309658M
ISBN 100321194810
LC Control Number2004058389

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