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Basic Jewish ethics and freedom of will

Abraham Chaim Weinfeld

Basic Jewish ethics and freedom of will

by Abraham Chaim Weinfeld

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Published by Block Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

  • Free will and determinism.,
  • Jewish ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 23-26.

    Statementby Abraham C. Weinfeld.
    LC ClassificationsBJ1461 .W4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5617379M
    LC Control Number68025871

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