God in my grief the music of grace when loss lives on by Davis, Thomas J.

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Published by Judson Press in Valley Forge .

Written in English

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  • Davis, Thomas J. 1958-,
  • Bereavement -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Widows -- Religious life.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementThomas J. Davis.
LC ClassificationsBV4908 .D33 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 115 p. :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL374518M
ISBN 100817012915
LC Control Number98036320

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