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The house of wisdom

John S. Dunne

The house of wisdom

a pilgrimage

by John S. Dunne

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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dunne, John S., 1929-,
  • Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementJohn S. Dunne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2350.2 .D86 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2869662M
    ISBN 100060621060
    LC Control Number84048767
    OCLC/WorldCa11533248

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