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They believe that the Torah contains 613 mitzvot binding upon Jews but not upon non-Jews. Even if my choice is determined by no a priori value whatever, it can have nothing to do with caprice: and if anyone thinks that this is only Gide’s theory of the acte gratuit over again, he has failed to see the enormous difference between this theory and that of Gide. Viren Shah's activities of working with school teachers through peace-seminar in Bhuj and Kutch in Gujarat were informed by Nailesh.

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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; 1 edition (April 19, 2012)


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