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Called to holiness what it means to encounter the living God by Ralph Martin

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Published by Ignatius Press in San Francisco .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Holiness.,
  • God -- Holiness.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Servant Books, 1988.

StatementRalph Martin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT767 .M299 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL57170M
ISBN 100898707552
LC Control Number99073014
OCLC/WorldCa42853066

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