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early traditions of Israel a critical analysis of the pre-Deuteronomic narrative of the Hexateuch. by Cuthbert Aikman Simpson

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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Bible. O.T. Hexateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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Bibliography: p. 11-16.

LC ClassificationsBS1215 .S5
The Physical Object
Pagination677 p.
Number of Pages677
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL193711M
LC Control Numbera 48006326

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