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Mysticism east and west a comparative analysis of the nature of mysticism. by Rudolf Otto

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Published by Meridian Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mysticism -- Comparative studies,
  • Philosophy and religion

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by Bertha L. Bracey [and] Richenda C. Payne.
SeriesLiving age books, LA14
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 262 p.
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23315244M

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