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Published by W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich .

Written in English

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  • Origin,
  • Bible,
  • Judaism,
  • Apocryphal books (Old Testament),
  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • History,
  • Christianity

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p.195-226) and indexes.

Book details

StatementMichael E. Stone
LC ClassificationsBM176 .S83 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 242 p. ;
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24893494M
ISBN 100802866360
ISBN 109780802866363
LC Control Number2010052115

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