meaning of God in modern Jewish religion by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan

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  • God (Judaism),
  • Judaism -- 20th century.,
  • Reconstructionist Judaism.

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StatementMordecai M. Kaplan ; with an introduction by Mel Scult.
LC ClassificationsBM610 .K3 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 381 p. ;
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1113850M
ISBN 100814325521
LC Control Number94039779

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