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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Supererogation, Works of

Name given in the Roman Catholic theology to works or good deeds performed by saints over and above what is required for their own salvation, and the merit of which is held to be transferable to others in need of indulgence.

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Bibliography Information
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Supererogation, Works of'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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