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The fire in these ashes a spirituality of contemporary religious life by Joan D. Chittister

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Published by Sheed & Ward, Gracewing in Kansas City, Mo, Leominster .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Spirituality -- Catholic Church.,
  • Monastic and religious life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJoan Chittister.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 178p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16513033M
ISBN 100852443463
OCLC/WorldCa33046964

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