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Steps along the way of perfection the Liber Graduum and early Syrian monasticism by Robert A. Ratcliff

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  • Liber graduum.,
  • Monasticism and religious orders -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 -- Syria.

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Statementby Robert A. Ratcliff.
The Physical Object
Pagination245 leaves.
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18273420M

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