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Teresa of Avila

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The mansions

by Teresa of Avila

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Published by T. Baker in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spiritual life -- Catholic Church

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesMansions
    Statementtranslated from the autograph of Saint Teresa of Jesus by a Benedictine of Stanbrook ; revised and annotated with introduction by the Very Rev. Prior Zimmerman.
    ContributionsZimmerman, Benedict, 1859-1937 ed., Stanbrook Abbey.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 273 p. ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16553973M


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