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modern imitation of Christ

Clement Humilis

modern imitation of Christ

a book of meditations and spiritual counsel

by Clement Humilis

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Mowbray .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. published in 2 parts as "Vox Domini, 1929", and "Vox dilecti," 1931.

Statementwritten by Clemens sic! Humilis.
The Physical Object
Pagination462p.,20cm
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19577288M

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