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Religion and economic justice

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.,
  • Capitalism -- Religious aspects.,
  • Economics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Economics -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.,
  • Religion and justice.,
  • Liberation theology.,
  • Women and religion.,
  • Judaism -- Doctrines.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Michael Zweig.
    ContributionsZweig, Michael, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.C3 R44 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2029486M
    ISBN 100877228477
    LC Control Number91006755

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