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Published by Cistercian Publications in Kalamazoo, Mich .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Orthodox Eastern Church -- Doctrines.,
  • Spiritual life -- Orthodox Eastern Church.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-225).

Statementintroduction, translation, and commentary by John Wortley.
SeriesCistercian studies series ;, no. 159
ContributionsPaul, Bishop of Monemvasia, 10th cent., Wortley, John.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX382 .S68 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL971093M
ISBN 100879075597, 0879076593
LC Control Number96007857

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