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harmony of Christian faith and Christian character, and The culture and discipline of the mind by Abercrombie, John

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


  • Character.,
  • Conduct of life.,
  • Intellect.,
  • Ethics.

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Other titlesCulture and discipline of the mind
Statementby John Abercrombie.
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17961903M

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