The problem of prayer
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The problem of prayer the meaning and value of prayer in the light of certain contemporary theological trends by

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Spiritual life,
  • Prayer

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Edition Notes

Statementby Cajetan J. Menke.
SeriesCanadian theses on microfiche -- no. 33427.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 microfiches
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18164606M

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