Human development and the spiritual life
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Human development and the spiritual life how consciousness grows toward transformation by Ronald R. Irwin

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Published by Kluwer Academic/Plenum in New York .
Written in English


  • Aging -- Psychological aspects,
  • Spiritual life,
  • Consciousness

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-200) and index

StatementRonald R. Irwin
SeriesThe Plenum series in adult development and aging
LC ClassificationsBF724.55.A35 I79 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17043372M
ISBN 100306466066
LC Control Number2001054195

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