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Understanding the Book of Mormon a reader"s guide by Grant Hardy

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Book of Mormon -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGrant Hardy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX8627 .H33 2010
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxix, 346 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23712307M
ISBN 109780199731701
LC Control Number2009026675

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