Rethinking religion by Soumyajit Patra

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .

Written in English

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In Indian context; contributed articles; some previously published.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Soumyajit Patra
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LC ClassificationsBL2001.2 .R45 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL24393470M
ISBN 108131602672
ISBN 109788131602676
LC Control Number2010502652
OCLC/WorldCa464166273

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