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Religion as a public good

Religion as a public good

Jews and other Americans on religion in the public square

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Judaism and state -- United States,
  • Jews -- United States -- Politics and government,
  • Judaism and politics -- United States,
  • Religion and sociology -- United States,
  • Religious pluralism -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1993- -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Alan Mittleman
    ContributionsMittleman, Alan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM205 .R42 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 336 p. ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18153077M
    ISBN 100742531244, 0742531252
    LC Control Number2003052433

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