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Winds of grace, ways of faith expanding the horizons of Christian spirituality by William K. McElvaney

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Published by Westminster/John Knox Press in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Spiritual formation.,
  • Christian life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-139).

StatementWilliam K. McElvaney.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4501.2 .M235 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p. ;
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1539087M
ISBN 10066425120X
LC Control Number91017577
OCLC/WorldCa23689743

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