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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by James L. Heft.
ContributionsHeft, James.
LC ClassificationsBX1407.I5 F35 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL813532M
ISBN 100268009945
LC Control Number95050809

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The Marianist Award, presented annually to a Roman Catholic for distinguished intellectual achievement, emphasizes the importance of the balance between personal faith and intellectual pursuits.

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