Theology of the body explained a commentary on John Paul II"s "Gospel of the body" by West, Christopher

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Published by Gracewing in Leominster [England] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • John Paul -- II, -- Pope, -- 1920-2005,
  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines,
  • Body, Human -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church,
  • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 495-500) and index.

Book details

StatementChristopher West ; with a foreword by George Weigel.
ContributionsWeigel, George, 1951-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT741.2.J643 W47 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 530 p. ;
Number of Pages530
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19405493M
ISBN 100852446004
OCLC/WorldCa54107942

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