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Meeting Faith the forest journals of a black Buddhist nun by Faith AdieleМЃ

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Published by W. W. Norton & Co. in New York, London .
Written in



  • United States.,
  • United States,
  • Thailand,
  • Thailand.


  • Adielé, Faith,
  • Spiritual biography -- United States,
  • Buddhist nuns -- United States -- Biography,
  • Buddhist nuns -- Thailand -- Religious life,
  • Monasticism and religious orders for women, Buddhist -- Thailand

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-288).

StatementFaith Adiele.
LC ClassificationsBQ940.D34 A3 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3680602M
ISBN 100393057844
LC Control Number2003024575

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