Bibliography: p. 177-185.
|Statement||edited by Bruce Grelle and David A. Krueger.|
|Series||Studies in religion and society|
|Contributions||Grelle, Bruce., Krueger, David A., Center for the Scientific Study of Religion.|
|LC Classifications||BR115.C3 C47 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 188 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||188|
|ISBN 10||0913348236, 0913348244|
|LC Control Number||85073375|
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