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Contemporary spirituality

Robert W. Gleason

Contemporary spirituality

current problems in religious life.

by Robert W. Gleason

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Robert W. Gleason.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2350.2 .G62
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 343 p.
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5608481M
    LC Control Number68015937

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