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Teaching Zen to Christians

Elaine MacInnes

Teaching Zen to Christians

orientation talks for beginners

by Elaine MacInnes

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Published by Zen Center for Oriental Spirituality in the Philippines in Provident Village, Marikina, Metro Manila .
Written in English

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StatementElaine MacInnes.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/01663 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2112564M
ISBN 109718553010
LC Control Number88166681

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