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Approaching religion

based on papers read at the Symposium on Methodology in the Study of Religions held at Åbo, Finland, on the 4th-7th August 1997

by International Association for the History of Religions. Regional Conference

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Published by Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History, Distributed by Almqvist & Wiksell International in Åbo, Finland, Stockholm, Sweden .
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  • Religion -- Congresses.,
  • Religion -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Tore Ahlbäck.
    SeriesScripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis,, 17
    ContributionsAhlbäck, Tore, 1941-
    LC ClassificationsBL21 .I49 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <2 > :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6839373M
    ISBN 109521203684, 9521205814
    LC Control Number00337616

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