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Biblical prophets and contemporary environmental ethics Re-Reading Amos, Hosea and First Isaiah by Hilary Marlow

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


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementHilary Marlow
ContributionsBarton, John, 1931-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT695.5 .M369 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24379954M
ISBN 100199569053
ISBN 109780199569052
LC Control Number2009292681
OCLC/WorldCa430497049

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