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The harlot by the side of the road

forbidden tales of the Bible

by Jonathan Kirsch

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Sex in the Bible.,
  • Violence in the Bible.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-367) and index.

    StatementJonathan Kirsch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1199.S45 K57 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 378 p. :
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL655198M
    ISBN 100345407490
    LC Control Number97000224

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