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Death and afterlife

perspectives of world religions

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death -- Religious aspects -- Comparative studies,
  • Future life -- Comparative studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-200) and index.

    Statementedited by Hiroshi Obayashi.
    SeriesContributions to the study of religion,, no. 33
    ContributionsŌbayashi, Hiroshi, 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL504 .D33 1991b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 209 p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1539340M
    ISBN 100313279063
    LC Control Number91017855

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