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Published by Crossroad Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Germany

Subjects:

  • Mysticism -- Germany -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes.

Statementby Bernard McGinn.
SeriesThe presence of God ;, v. 4
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV5075 .M37 1994 vol. 4, BV5077.G3 .M37 1994 vol. 4
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3416485M
ISBN 100824523458
LC Control Number2005032733

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