What a modern Catholic believes about God. by Andrew M. Greeley

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Published by Thomas More Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • Catholic Church -- United States.,
  • Christianity -- 20th century.,
  • God.

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Pagination93 p.
Number of Pages93
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