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Flirting With Monasticism Finding God on Ancient Paths by Karen E. Sloan

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Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn Ortberg (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8185593M
ISBN 100830836020
ISBN 109780830836024

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