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6 edition of The Jewish challenge found in the catalog.

The Jewish challenge

or, the Vicissitudes of Judaism in the West

by Frederic Seager

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Picard in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- History.,
    • Jews -- Europe -- History.,
    • Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.,
    • Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-270) and index.

      Other titlesJewish challenge., Vicissitudes of Judaism in the West
      StatementFrederic Seager.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS117 .S484 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 277 p. ;
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL755423M
      ISBN 100968113605
      LC Control Number97150915
      OCLC/WorldCa35722859

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