Reference Entry

corporal works of mercy

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

Third edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780192802903
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199566716
corporal works of mercy

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There are traditionally seven:

(1) feeding the hungry;

(2) giving drink to the thirsty;

(3) clothing the naked;

(4) harbouring the stranger;...

Reference Entry.  48 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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