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Teresa of Avila (Outstanding Christian Thinkers) by Rowan Williams

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Saints & hagiography,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • Religious,
  • Specific Members Of Religious Congregations And Orders,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Spain,
  • General,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General,
  • Christian Life - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8168289M
ISBN 100826450814
ISBN 109780826450814

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