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Faith against reason

Meir Persoff

Faith against reason

religious reform and the British Chief Rabbinate, 1840-1990

by Meir Persoff

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Published by Vallentine Mitchell in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Chief Rabbinate -- History -- 19th century,
  • British Chief Rabbinate -- History -- 20th century,
  • Judaism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Judaism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [449]-464) and index.

    StatementMeir Persoff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM292 .P47 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 476 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23022585M
    ISBN 100853036799, 0853036705
    ISBN 109780853036791, 9780853036708
    LC Control Number2009275161


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