In search of Christian wisdom rediscovering how Jesus taught by William A. Herr

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Published by Thomas More Press in Chicago, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Jesus Christ -- Teaching methods.,
  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines.,
  • Faith.

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StatementWilliam A. Herr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT590.T5 H475 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p. ;
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1618405M
ISBN 100883472058, 088347221X
LC Control Number91161596

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