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Women Religious and the Intellectual Life

The North American Achievement (Catholic Scholars Press)
  • 145 Pages
  • 0.76 MB
  • English
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United States, Women And Religion (General), Sociology, Congresses, Higher & further education, Religion: general, USA, Women"s studies, c 1980 to c 1990, c 1990 to c 2000, Feminism, Catholic Church, Monasticism and religious orders for women, Religious as
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Open LibraryOL8685457M
ISBN 101883255775
ISBN 139781883255770

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