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  • The Spiritual Life: A Treatise on Ascetical and Mystical Theology, 2nd and revised edition, by the Very Reverend Adolphe Tanquerey, translated by the Reverend Herman Branderis, with a Foreword by the Most Reverend Michael J. Curley, Archbishop of Baltimore (Tournai, Belgium: Society of St. John the Evangelist, Desclée, 1932). With Imprimatur. [Link deleted due to copyright concerns, as we just learned that Rev. Branderis passed away only in 1963.]

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