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Birth control in Jewish law marital relations, contraception, and abortion as set forth in the classic texts of Jewish law by David M. Feldman

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.,
  • Birth control (Jewish law),
  • Abortion (Jewish law)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby David M. Feldman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM720.S4 F44 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 322 p. ;
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4413019M
ISBN 10031321297X
LC Control Number79016712

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