Biblical Morality Moral Perspectives in Old Testament Narratives (Heythrop Studies in Contemporary Philosophy, Religion & Theology) (Heythrop Studies ... Philosophy, Religion & Theology) by Mary E. Mills

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Subjects:

  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Old Testament,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Christian Theology - Ethics,
  • Bibles - Other,
  • Bible,
  • Bible.,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Ethics in the Bible,
  • O.T,
  • O.T.

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages270
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Open LibraryOL10827142M
ISBN 100754615804
ISBN 109780754615804

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