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Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived

By Bell, Rob

NY: HarperOne, 2011. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. Nearly new, no markings. A progressive, scripture-based interpretation of Jesus' teaching about God. Bell, founder of a Michigan megachurch, emphasizes the mercy of God and questions why God's justice would require eternal damnation in hell or the equivalent..

$5.70

The Hero with a Thousand Faces (Bollingen)
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The Hero with a Thousand Faces (Bollingen)

By Campbell, Josephl

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton Bollingen, 1973. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Lightly thumbed, vertical creases near spine, front and back covers. Still close to new, no markings. With 24 b&w plates. Glossy stiff wraps. A classic overview and analysis of common themes found in many accounts of heroic exploits found in epics, folkltales and religions scriptures, including Apollo, Wotan, and Buddha. Part of Princeton's Bollingen Series..

$14.25

Erotic Spirituality: The Visionof Konarik

By Watts, Alan

NY: Collier Books, 1974. Book. Illus. by Elisofon,Eliot, photographer. Fair. Soft cover. 4to -- 11 in Tall. Lower corners of most of the text area eavily curled and creased. Two-inch tear on right side of front cover. Text is clean. About 100 full-page b&w photos showing the 13th-century Konarek temple near Puri, India, including close-ups of some of the carvings of couples in various sexual embraces. Watts' brilliant essay lays out the spiritual symbolism of the erotic art, countering the usual puritanism found among Western-educated Hindus and Christian disdain for polytheistic beliefs. Binding firm, no writing. Satisfactory as reading copy..

$17.10

A Place for God: A Guide to Spiritual Retreats and Retreat Centers
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A Place for God: A Guide to Spiritual Retreats and Retreat Centers

By Jones, Timoth

NY: Image (Doubleday), 2000. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - 8.25 in. . Thumbed, but no writings or markings. Binding firm. 8.25 in by 4.5 in. vertical format. More than 250 retreat centers in US and Canada are listed. Each is given several paragraphs of information, including religious affiliation, if any, summary of daily schedule, nearby points of interest, and suggested donations. About 80 pp. of general information about what to expect from a retreat. Explanation of differences between individual and directed retreats, receiving guidance from a spiritual l director, etc. Most retreat centers offer no-frills accommodations but not all are austere. The book is limited to facilities that invite outsiders. It does not include strictly cloistered convents or monasteries..

$6.65

The Quotable Billy Graham

By Graham, Billy; Flint, Cort, Ed.

Anderson, S.C. : Droke House, 1966. Book. Near Fine. Cloth. 1st Edition. 12mo - 7.5 in tall . An encyclopedia of short quotes by Rev. Billy Graham, arranged by topics, such as Holy Spirit, Politics, Family, Easter, Pride, etc. Stampings by previous owners on endpapers. No other markings. Clean dark green cover. A sampling of Graham's preaching at the height of his evangelical ministry. .

$5.70

Forty Years a Country Preacher

By Gilbert, George B.

NY: Harper & Bros., 1940. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Edition.. 319 pp. 8 pp. b&w historical photos. Stated First Edition, with code letters of D-P.Light rubbing of spine, some soil to tan cloth, bumped corners. Roughness on inside cover. Previous owner's name on endpaper. No other markings or notes. A longtime Episcopal cleric recounts humorously his preaching career and farming experiences in rural Connecticut. Many anecdotes about his parishioners. Size: 8mo -- 8.75 in Tall.

$11.40

Krishnamurti: The Years of Awakening
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Krishnamurti: The Years of Awakening

By Luytens, Mary

NY: Avon Books, 1976. Book. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. 1st Thus.. 355 pp., 16 pp. historical b&w photos. Light wear, binding firm. Light spine creasing. Lightly toned. A childhood friend relates the first 37 years of the life of Jiddu Krishnamurti, a South Indian Brahmin regarded as a guru by the Theosophical Society. In later years, as he traveled the world with Annie Besant and others, he spurned the adulation. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall.

$4.75

Spiritual Autobiography of Charles De Foucauld

By Six, Jean-Francois, Ed.

Denville, N.J.: Dimension Books, 1964. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 214 pp. in stiff wraps. Slight edgewear. Previous owner's name in ink on endpaper. Text clean. Translated from French by J. Holland Smith. The French monk who ministered to the Tuareg people in Algeria recounts his spiritual journey, his solitary life in the Sahara and his meditations on the life of Jesus. He was assassinated by a bandit in 2016, and in 2005 beatified by Pope Benedict XVI. His devotion led to the organization of the Little Brothers and Little Sisters of Jesus. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall.

$23.75

Eerdmans Handbook to the Bible
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Eerdmans Handbook to the Bible

By Alexander, David and Pat, Eds.

Carmel, N.Y.: Guideposts, 1973. Book. Near Fine. Leatherette-like Cloth. Reprint.. 680 pp. Slight wear to red leatherette-like cloth. Dust jacket moderately chipped, mostly at top of spine. No markings, square, binding firm. Numerous color photos, maps and charts and chapter summaries to help readers understand the message and cultural contexts of the Old and New Testaments. Ideal for the layman seeking a non-technical guide to Scripture. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$5.70

Divine Healing Hands
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Divine Healing Hands

By Sha, Dr. & Master Zhi Gang

NY: Atria Books, 2012. Book. As New. Cloth & Boards. First Edition.. 290 pp., no video. Like new, no markings or visible signs of wear. Subtitle: Experience Divine Power to Heal You, Animals, and Nature, and to Transform All Life. An instruction guide based on elements of Chinese medicine, meditation, exercise and chanting. Leaflet on Falun Gong healing and meditation laid in. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.

$4.75

Jerusalem Countdown: A Warning to the World
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Jerusalem Countdown: A Warning to the World

By Hagee, John

Lake Mary, Florida: Frontline/Strang, 2005. Book. Fair. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition.. 255 pp. Water damage but OK as reading copy. Textblock rippled, bottom cover corner curled. Faint water staining in bottom margin of most pages. Binding Ok. Staining on bottom edge. Hagee, conservative evangelical pastor in San Antonio, Texas, applies Biblical prophecy to interpret tensions between Israel and rising Islamic fundamentalism in Iran as of 2005. Still relevant as Mideast nations and the U.S. debate the future of Jerusalem, now completely under Israeli control as the result of the Six-Day War. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$1.90

Lectures to My Students

By Spurgeon, C.H.

Grand Rapids, Mich.: Associated Publishers & Authors, 1971. Textbook. Good +. Trade Paperback. 568 pp in 3-volume anthology. Textblock rippled, some blackish spots on front cover and bottom edge. light edgewear and rubbing of spine edges. Text clean, no markings. A collection of scores of class lectures presented to seminary students, mostly on the techniques of preparing and delivering effective sermons. Spurgeon was a renowned Calvinist Baptist preacher in England in the 19th century. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$7.13

The Happening: Amish School Shooting

By Yoder, Harvey

Berlin Ohio: TGS International, 2008. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 208 pp. Nearly new. Bumps to corners, small ink dot on lower right corner of textblock. Text clean. No markings. Spine uncreased. A fictional story based on the true events of a mass shooting at an Amish grade school in Lancaster County, Pa., in 2006. How several bereaved families were able to show mercy to the family of the shooter. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$3.80

The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus
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The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus

By Strobel, Lee

Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2001. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 19th Printing.. 297 pp. Nearly new, no spine creasing or marks. Includes refence notes and index. A journalist interviews 13 theologians, scientists and other scholars to weigh the evidence supporting claims that Jesus was crucified and rose from death. Strobel, once a skeptic of Christianity, left journalism to become a teaching pastor at the Willow Creek megachurch in Illinois. Excellent, persuasive resource for laymen with little or no knowledge of the Bible. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$4.28

Sing, Sing, Sing -- Choruses & Songs for Boys and Girls

By Pate, Elizabeth, Ed.

Nashville: John T. Benson Co., 1952. Book. Veyr Good. Stapled Softcover. First Edition.. Collection of 109 gospel songs for use by church youth groups, Sunday schools, camps, etc. Mostly evangelical in flavor. Song titles include: Some Sweet Day, Don't Take Your Eyes off the Savior, Walking with Jesus, Deep Down in My Heart, Keep on Smiling. Light wear, no markings..

$7.60

A Sign and a witness: 2,000 years of Hebrew books and illuminated manuscripts (Studies in Jewish history)

By Gold, Leonard Singer, Ed.

NY: Oxford University Press/NY Public Library, 1988. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 224 pp., 16 color plates, checklist of the exhibition, bibliography, glossary, contributors, index of illustrations. Light wear, cover curled, no markings, no spine creasing. Foreword by Vartan Gregorian. Introduction by Gold. Articles include "The Dead Sea Scrolls: Light on the Text and the Canon of the Bible," Frank Moore Cross; "How Hebrew Manuscripts are Made," Malachi Beit-Arie, "The Decoration of Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts," Evelyn M. Cohen; "The Hebrew Manuscript as a Source for the Study of History and Literature," Menahem Schmelzer; "The Hebrew Book in a Christian World," David B. Ruderman; "Publishing and the Rise of Modern Hebrew Literature," Michael W. Grunberger; "Text and Texture: Early Adventures in the Fourth Dimension," Chaim Potok, and several others. Size: 4to - -11.5 In..

$17.10

Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life
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Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life

By Aiken, Clay and Glock, Alison

NY .: Random House, 2004. Book. Fine. Boards. First Edition Stated.. 258 pp., 16 pp. glossy color photos. Virtually new, some creasing on rear panel of jacket. Text clean. Aiken recounts his musical and spiritual journeys, his childhood in North Carolina, his work with handicapped children, his American Idol competition and recording career. This autobiography glosses over his social life; it was published four years before he came out as gay. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In..

$6.18

Beyond East and West: Memoirs, Portraits and Essays

By Leach, Bernard

London: Faber & Faber, 1985. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 320 pp. Vertical ripple in front cover, diagonal crease to lower right corner. Otherwise close to new, no markings. Includes chronology, index, several b&w photos. Leach, an eminent potter, provides an anthology of writing tracing his career in ceramics, his extended stay in Japan, his travels and evolution of his thought and religious belief. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$14.25

Shri Hans Ji Maharaj -- The Light of Wisdom: Life and Teachings

By Maharaj, Satpal Ji

New Delhi, India: Manav Utthan Sewa Samiti, 1987. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. First English Edition.. 480 pp. Lightly read, still close to new, spine uncreased. No marking in text. Front cover has color portrait of the guru; rear cover features his son, the author. Frontispiece with protective tissue. About 30 pp. of b&w photos. The hard-to-find biography of a Hindu guru (1900-1966) who was based in Hardwar and attracted thousands of devotees in northern India and overseas. He also was an associate of Gandhi. Text includes testimonies from some of his disciples, accounts of his miracles, etc. Glossary included. Text mostly in English, but some Hindi passages appear in later portions. Translated from Hindi by Helen Clapham, edited by Chaman Lal Tandon. Size: 8vo -- 7,75 in Tall.

$28.50

This Religious Life

By Anonymous (A Member of the Sisters of the Holy Nativity)

Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin: Sisters of the Holy Nativity, 1910. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Edition.. 74 pp. Rubbed spine edge and dime-sized discolored spot at mid-spine, corners dinged. Else very clean and sturdy palm-sized book with bright gilt titling, cross design and Hebrew characters within the cross. Endpaper stampings indicating it once was the property of the Convent of Saint Helena in Newburgh, N.Y. An essay describing the challenges of being an Episcopal nun. Delivered at the 1906 conference of the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross, held in South Byfield, Massachusetts. The author is not identified by name, simply as a nun in the Sisters of the Holy Nativity (an order based in Fond du Lac, Wisc, with a retreat house in Bayshore, N.Y.) Size: 16mo -- 5.5 In Tall.

$14.25

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