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6 edition of Private contentment found in the catalog.

Private contentment

a play

by Reynolds Price

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementReynolds Price.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.R54 P74 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3186287M
ISBN 100689114559
LC Control Number83045523


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Its author was much concerned to promote (1) peace among believers of various 'persuasions' (2) peace and contentment in the hearts of individual believers during what he describes as 'sad and sinking /5(7). THE RARE JEWEL OF CHRISTIAN CONTENTMENT Jeremiah Burroughs’ year old PURITAN CLASSIC, is indeed deep but is also surprisingly easy to read.

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