Knowing the God of compassion
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Knowing the God of compassion spirituality and persons living with AIDS by Richard P. Hardy

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Published by Novalis in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Religious life.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementRichard P. Hardy.
SeriesInner journey series
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15229058M
ISBN 102890886328

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