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Towards a Different Transcendence Feminist Findings on Subjectivity, Religion and Values (Religions and Discourse, V. 9) by

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English


  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Christianity,
  • Feminist theology,
  • Language and languages,
  • Religious aspects

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Edition Notes

ContributionsKune Biezeveld (Editor), Anne-Claire Mulder (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11396591M
ISBN 10082045303X
ISBN 109780820453033

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