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Natural Law and Biblical Law. / Burnside, Jonathan.

Research Handbook on Natural Law Theory. ed. / Jonathan Crowe. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019. (Research Handbooks in Legal Theory series).

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Harvard

Burnside, J 2019, Natural Law and Biblical Law. in J Crowe (ed.), Research Handbook on Natural Law Theory. Research Handbooks in Legal Theory series, Edward Elgar Publishing.

APA

Burnside, J. (2019). Natural Law and Biblical Law. In J. Crowe (Ed.), Research Handbook on Natural Law Theory (Research Handbooks in Legal Theory series). Edward Elgar Publishing.

Vancouver

Burnside J. Natural Law and Biblical Law. In Crowe J, editor, Research Handbook on Natural Law Theory. Edward Elgar Publishing. 2019. (Research Handbooks in Legal Theory series).

Author

Burnside, Jonathan. / Natural Law and Biblical Law. Research Handbook on Natural Law Theory. editor / Jonathan Crowe. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019. (Research Handbooks in Legal Theory series).

Bibtex

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