Saints and sanctity by Walter J. Burghardt

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Christian saints,
  • Exempla

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Statement[by] Walter J. Burghardt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4655.2 .B8
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5939106M
LC Control Number65008828
OCLC/WorldCa2529116

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