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Island of tears, island of hope

living the Gospel in a revolutionary situation

by Niall O"Brien

  • 336 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philippines,
  • Negros Island (Philippines),
  • Negros Island,
  • Ireland,
  • Philippines.
    • Subjects:
    • O"Brien, Niall.,
    • Catholic Church -- Missions -- Philippines -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Missionaries -- Philippines -- Negros Island -- Biography.,
    • Missionaries -- Ireland -- Biography.,
    • Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.,
    • Basic Christian communities -- Philippines.,
    • Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1986-,
    • Negros Island (Philippines) -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-230) and index.

      StatementNiall O"Brien.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV3380 .O37 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 234 p. :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1414394M
      ISBN 100883449277
      LC Control Number93023776
      OCLC/WorldCa28183934

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