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Beyond east and west

Author: Jingxiong Wu
Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When John C.H. Wu's spiritual autobiography Beyond East and West was published in 1951, it became an instant Catholic best seller and was compared to Thomas Merton's The Seven Storey Mountain, which had appeared four years earlier. It was also hailed as the new Confession of St. Augustine for its moving description of Wu's conversion in 1937 and early years as a Catholic. This new edition, including a foreward
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wu, Jingxiong, 1899-1986 author.
Beyond east and west.
Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018000916
Named Person: Jingxiong Wu; Jingxiong Wu
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jingxiong Wu
ISBN: 9780268103651 0268103658 9780268103668 0268103666
OCLC Number: 1019581546
Notes: Original edition published in 1951 by Sheed & Ward, Inc.
Description: xxv, 384 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by John C.H. Wu ; foreword by John Wu, Jr.

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