relation of intellectual power to man"s true perfection further considered with reference to a criticism in the Rambler for May 1862 by William George Ward

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  • Perfection -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.

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Statementby William George Ward.
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Paginationv, 48 p. ;
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL18049079M

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