Faith in the face of doubt
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Published by Paulist Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Faith -- Addresses, essays, lectures

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by John P. Keating.
SeriesDeus books
ContributionsKeating, John P., comp.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT771.2 .F26
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5621732M
LC Control Number68031051

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