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The first volume contains an illuminating introduction written by the editor, another close academician associate of Roy. The Temple service was accompanied by singing and instrumental music (Ps. 150:3-5). Manju’s dad, mam, elder brother and friends were waiting - another brother was away in Delhi. In Plato's Euthyphro, Socrates shows that God is not necessarily the source of good, or even good himself.

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