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Self-Portrait in Three Colors : Gregory of Nazianzus's Epistolary Autobiography

By Storin, Bradley K.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 261 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index. A study of some 240 personal letters of 4th century c.e.Saint Gregory of Nazianzus, which the author views as being a kind of autobiography in letters.

$65.00

City of Demons : Violence, Ritual, and Christian Power in Late Antiquity

By Kalleres, Dayna S.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 374 p. w/ endnotes, select bibliography, index. A study of the increasing depictions of the demonic and use of exorcism by Christian church leaders, esp. urban bishops, to help them christianize Greco - Roman urban centers

$50.00

Brief History of Evangelical Missions with the Date of Commencement and Progress and Present State

By Smith, Andrew M.

Hartford, CT: Robins and Smith, 1844. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Good. Thin, small octavo (standard size). Wear at edges and corners, more so at head and heel of spine. Top and edges of boards faded, but gilt titles still clear on spine. Old library and withdrawn stamps on pasedown. Old presentation stamp on flyleaf. Old withdrawn stamp on last free endpaper. Light foxing at top and foredge of pages, more so at endpapers. Complete, but pages numbered oddly, as other copies attest. viii, [13, numbered 2 ] - 193. includs 2 page gernal summary at the rear. An uncommon survey, the work covers missions from various Protestant groups like Moravians, Danish Missionary Sociey, English Baptists, London Missionary Society, Scottish Missionary Society, English Wesleyan Missionary Society, American Board of Commissioners, French Protestant Missionary Society, and more, Includes the early efforts among American Indians as well, and covers many parts of he globe, from South Africa to India to China to Texas.

$250.00

Constantine and the Captive Christians of Persia : Martyrdom and Religious Identity in Late Antiquity

By Smith, Kyle

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 231 p. w/ footnotes, appendices, bibliography, index. A study researching hagiographic and historical evidence to examine how Syraic Christians used their western counterparts to help creat etheir own identities.

$40.00

The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Archaeology

By Pettegrew, David K., William R. Caraher, and Thomas W. Davis, editors

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Tall octavo (slightly oversize). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 707 p. w/ end of essay bibliographies, illus., figures, index. A collection of some 34 scholarly essays covering general Christian archaeology, sacred spaces, art and artifacts, and regional perspectives.

$99.00

Manna from Athos : the Issue of Frequent Communion on the Holy Mountain in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

By Hieromonk Patapios and Archbishop Chysostomos

Oxford: Peter Lang, 2006. First edition. Trade Paperback. Very good. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Name of former owner in ink at te top of the title page. 187 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography. A theological text, containing the first complete English language translation of the work Concerning Frequent Communion, and a discussion of the decline in the frequency of communion in the Christian east.

$40.00

Clement of Alexandria

By Osborn, Eric

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 324 p. w/ footnotes, apendices, select bibliography, indexes. A survey of the thought of Clement (150-215) who joined the ideas of the New Testament with Plato and other pagan thinkers.

$45.00

A Grief Observed

By Lewis, C. S.

Greenwich, CT: Seabury Press, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Two stampsin red ink by the former owner on the flyleaf, one a red box around his name and the other just his name. Dj stil has $2.00 price on flap.

$45.00

The Orthodox Church in Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

By Chaillot, Christine editor

Oxford: Peter Lang, 2011. First edition. Trade Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers.Title page uppe rcorner is clipped, not affecting text. xvii (1), footnotes, glossary. A collection of 16 scholarly essays on different eastern and central European nations and areas and the Orthodox church. Includes Moldova, Cyprus, the former Yugoslavian countries, the Baltic States, Georgia, and the bigger nations.

$60.00

Orthodox Readings of Aquinas

By Plested, marcus

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 276 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, general index and index locorum. A study of St. Thomas Aquinas in the Orthodox Christian world from Byzantium to the modern era.

$45.00

Making Christians : Clement of Alexandria and the Rhetoric of Legitimancy

By Buell, Denise Kimber

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1999. Despite the number line, This is probably a later printing. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo ( standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 221 p. w/ footnotes, select bibliography, index of passages cited, and general index. Buell studies the work of Clement to identify metaphors of procreation and kinship and how they were used to lend legitimacy to Clement's positions.

$55.00

A Summary View of the Millenial Church, or United Society of Believers, Commonly Called Shakers. Comprising the Rise, Progress and Practical Order of the Society Together with the General Principles of Their Faith and Testimony. Second Edition, Revised and Improved.

By Green, Calvin, and Seth Y. Wells.

New York, NY: AMS Press, 1973. Reprint. Cloth. Very Good. Very good octavo hardcover in blue cloth binding without dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine. Slight scuffing toc overs and some minor smudges on page edges. Front pastedown endpaper is a little bit longer than normal and has slight extension over fore-edge of cover (binder's error). 384 pages with few footnotes. Reprint of 1848 edition. Excellent copy for a researcher or college library.

$45.00

The Knowledge of God in Calvin's Theology.

By Dowey, Jr., Edward A.

New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1965. Second printing. Very good octavo hardcover in good price-clipped dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine. Dj has wearand rubbing along edges with a few minor tears and some scuffing to covers with light pencil marks on inner front flap. Name of previous owner written in ink on front free endpaper. Pencil notes and underlining in text with a few notes being in ink. 261 pages with footnotes, 4 appendices, bibliography, and index.

$20.00

De Sacramentis Novae Legis in Genere. Editio Tertia (Ad Usum Auditorum). Pontificia Universits Gregoriana.

By Lennerz, H.

Rome: Apud Aedes Universitatis Gregorianae, 1950. Third edition. Cloth. Very good octavo hardcover in green cloth binding without dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards. Light scuffing to covers. Label of previous owner on front free endpaper and glue marks from a second label that appears to have been detached. Stamp of previous owner on rear fly-page. Page edges are lightly browned and foxed. 299 pages with footnotes. Text of this work of Catholic theology is in Latin.

$20.00

Glossolalia: A Bibliography. Studies in the Bible and Early Christianity, Volume Six.

By Mills, Watson E.

New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1985.. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in blue cloth binding without dust jacket. Light wear along edges of boards with bumping to heel of spine and on lower corners of boards and some light scuffing to covers. 129 pages with indices. A bibliography on works dealing with speaking in tongues in Christianity.

$55.00

Uneasy in Babylon: Southern Baptist Conservatives and American Culture.

By Hankins, Barry.

Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 2002.. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards with bumping to heel of spine. Dj has slight wear along edges and minor scuffing to covers. 344 pages with endnotes, bibliography, and index. An interesting work on the Southern Baptist Convention and the culture war in America.

$20.00

The Philosophy of the Incarnation. The Baldwin Lectures, 1890.

By Garrett, Alexander Charles.

New York, NY: James Potts & Co., 1891. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Good, small octavo hardcover in blue cloth binding without dust jacket. Some wear and rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and corners of panels. Covers have some light scuffing and slight scratching. Number "23" pasted on tag on heel of spine. Gift inscription, not by author, on front free endpaper. Page edges are browned. Cracked hinge between front fly pages. 160 pages.

$60.00

The Riddles of Jesus in John: A Study in Tradition and Folklore.

By Thatcher, Tom.

Atlanta, GA.: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good octavo hardcover in grey binding without dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards with minor scuffing to covers. 306 pages with footnotes, bibliography, and index. An examination of the Gospel of John.

$20.00

De Gratia Redemptoris. Editio Tertia (Ad Usum Auditorum).

By Lennerz. H.

Rome: Universitatis Gregorianae, 1949. Third edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good octavo hardcover in green cloth binding without dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine. Light scuffing to covers and slight fading along spine. Page edges are lightly browned. Two labels from previous owner on front free endpaper. Stamp on rear free fly-paper. 423 pages with footnotes, bibliography, and index. Text of this work of Catholic theology is in Latin.

$25.00

Hand-Book [ Handbook] of Lutheranism.

By Roth, J.D.

Young Lutheran Company , 1891. First edition. Very good in brown cloth. Slight scuffing to covers. Spine slightly faded. Light wear to edges and corners of binding. Former owner's inscriptions ot both front endpapers. pages edges are browning, but not yet very brittle. Unusual copyright stamp of the author on copyright page. 471 p. w/index at front, advertisments of 19th century Lutheran publications, church organs, desks and manuals at back. A handbook and history of practice and the then current state of the Lutheran church in Germany, Scandinavia, Russia, the US, and around the world. Includes discussions of the work of Deaconesses and foreign missions. An uncommon work on the Lutheran Church at the turn of the century.

$70.00