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Published by Seminar on Jesuit Spirituality in St. Louis, MO .

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Statementtranslations by Edward F. Sheridan.
SeriesStudies in the spirituality of Jesuits -- 21/2, Studies in the spirituality of Jesuits -- v. 21, no. 2..
ContributionsDemoustier, Adrien., Calvez, Jean-Yves, 1927-
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Pagination55 p. ;
Number of Pages55
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Open LibraryOL18033497M

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