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Published by M & K in Keswick, England .
Written in English


  • Patients,
  • Religious life,
  • Spiritual care (Medical care)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Wilfred McSherry and Linda Ross ; with a foreword by Dr. Androulla Johnstone
LC ClassificationsR733 .S67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24798064M
ISBN 101905539274
ISBN 109781905539277
LC Control Number2010534622

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