Daily prayer in the early church
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Daily prayer in the early church a study of the origin and early development of the divine office by Paul F. Bradshaw

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Published by Published for the Alcuin Club by SPCK in London .
Written in English


  • Prayer -- Christianity -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Divine office -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementPaul F. Bradshaw.
SeriesAlcuin Club collections ;, no. 63
LC ClassificationsBX5141.A1 A6 no. 63, BV207 A6 no. 63
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3873160M
ISBN 100281038279
LC Control Number81196837

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