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Judaism and Hebrew prayer new perspectives on Jewish liturgical history by Stefan C. Reif

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English


  • Judaism -- Liturgy -- History.,
  • Prayer -- Judaism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-421) and index.

StatementStefan C. Reif.
LC ClassificationsBM660 .R45 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 437 p. ;
Number of Pages437
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1701263M
ISBN 100521440874
LC Control Number92001709

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