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Humanism in seventeenth century spirituality

Johan Chydenius

Humanism in seventeenth century spirituality

by Johan Chydenius

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Published by Societas Scientiarum Fennica in Helsinki, Finland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-, 1651-1715.,
  • Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne, 1627-1704.,
  • Love -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines.,
  • Mysticism -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [49]-50).

    StatementJohan Chydenius.
    SeriesCommentationes humanarum litterarum,, 88 (1989)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP9 .F5 t.88, BX4705 .F5 t.88
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1787111M
    ISBN 109516531857
    LC Control Number89182536

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