Saint Bonaventure and our natural obligation to confess the truth
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Saint Bonaventure and our natural obligation to confess the truth by John Francis Quinn

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Published by Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure University in St. Bonaventure, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Bonaventure, -- Saint, Cardinal, -- ca. 1217-1274 -- Contributions in the doctrine of confession,
  • Confession

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Edition Notes

Offprint from: Franciscan studies, v. 35, Annual XIII, 1975.

StatementJohn F. Quinn.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [194]-211.
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15318665M

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