Evangelical Anabaptism and the medieval ascetic tradition
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Evangelical Anabaptism and the medieval ascetic tradition a study in intellectual origins. by Kenneth Ronald Davis

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anabaptists -- History,
  • Asceticism -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination3, v, 574 leaves.
Number of Pages574
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19547629M

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