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Celtic Christianity a sacred tradition, a vision of hope by Timothy J. Joyce

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • Celts -- Religion.,
  • Celtic Church -- History.,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Celtic.,
  • Ireland -- Religion.,
  • Ireland -- Church history.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-174) and index.

StatementTimothy J. Joyce.
LC ClassificationsBL900 .J68 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL697388M
ISBN 101570751765
LC Control Number97044935

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