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The Greek Orthodox Church
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The Greek Orthodox Church

By Panagiotis Bratsiotis

This book is in good condition. There is some wear and fading on the front, back, spine and edges of the cloth cover boards. The corners of the cover boards are bumped. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are beginning to yellow and tan, but are clear of any markings. "The decree on Ecumenism of the Second Vatican Council has a section entitled, "The Spiritual Position of the Eastern Churches" which emphasizes their great importance: "All should realize that it is of supreme importance to understand, venerate, preserve, and foster the exceedingly rich liturgical and spiritual heritage of the Eastern Churches, in order faithfully to preserve the fullness of Christian tradition, and to bring about reconciliation between Eastern and Western Christians...." - Preface from The Greek Orthodox Church

$75.00

The Royal Supremacy In The Elizabethan Church
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The Royal Supremacy In The Elizabethan Church

By Claire Cross

This book is in very good condition. There is minimal wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corner have slight bumping. The previous owners names are written on the front end page. Another previous owners seal is also affixed on the front end page. The pages are white, crisp and clean of any markings. "The reader and the teacher of history might be forgiven for thinking that there are now too many series of historical documents in existence, all claiming to offer light on particular problems and all able to fulfil their claims. At any rate, the general editor of yet another series feels obliged to explain why he is helping one more collection of such volumes into existence...." - General Introduction from The Royal Supremacy In The Elizabethan Church

$6.13

The Books And The Parchments
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The Books And The Parchments

By F. F. Bruce, M.A.

This book is in good condition. There is significant wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corners are also bumped. The gilding on the spine is rubbed and faded. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board and his seal is stamped on the first end page and the first title page. The pages are yellowed and tanned. There are some markings on the pages, but it still is definitely a good read. "This volume gathers together a number of articles written and papers read at various times on the transmission of the Bible. It is intended for non-specialists like those who have read them or heard them in their earlier forms, and who have frequently expressed a desire to have them in this form...." - Preface from The Books And The Parchments: Some Chapters On The Transmission Of The Bible

$25.07

Mrs. Seton
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Mrs. Seton

By Joseph I. Dirvin, C.M.

This book is in good condition. There is some wear to the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corners of the cover boards are bumped very badly. The previous owners name and motto is affixed to the inside of the front cover board.The pages are yellowed and tanned and there are some marking in the book. "Elizabeth Ann Seton was wholly American. She had the blood of French, English and Dutch Colonial pioneers in her veins and was, as Father Dirvin states in the first chapter of this biography, of "rooted American stock"; both of her parents and two of her grandparents were born here.When our great Republic was born, she became a charter American citizen...." - Foreword from Mrs. Seton: Foundress of the American Sisters of Charity

$11.50

The Crusades
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The Crusades

By Harold Lamb

This book is in fair condition. There is minimal wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The previous owners name is affixed to the inside of the front cover board. The pages are yellowed and tanned but clear of any markings.The binding is cracking on the seam between the the front cover board and the spine. "AT THE END of the night of the Dark Ages a multitude of our ancestors left their homes. They started out on what they called the voyage of God...." - Foreword from The Crusades: Iron Men And Saints

$132.18

Anglican Orders The Bull Of His Holiness Leo XIII September 13th, 1896  And The Answers Of The Archbishops Of England March 29th 1897
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Anglican Orders The Bull Of His Holiness Leo XIII September 13th, 1896 And The Answers Of The Archbishops Of England March 29th 1897

By The Church Historical Society

This book is in good condition. There is some wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corners of the cover boards are bumped. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board and sealed on the first end page. The pages are yellowed and tanned, but clear of any markings. "The important documents that follow having been long out of print, it seemed desirable to reissue them in one cover. The Papal Letter is reprinted by kind permission of Messrs. Burns, Oates and Washbourne, the original publishers of the authorised English translation. It is hoped that this reissue will be useful. It must not, however, be forgotten that the official texts of both Letter and Answer are the Latin ones, which are published as a companion volume to this reissue. The Latin text of the Papal Letter reproduces that originally published in England, to which the Archbishop's Letter was a reply...." - Note from Anglican Orders The Bull Of His Holiness Leo XIII September 13th, 1896 And The Answers Of The Archbishops Of England March 29th 1897

$22.34

Liturgical Piety
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Liturgical Piety

By Rev. Louis Bouyer

This book is in very good condition . There is minimal wear and staining to the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards.The corners of the cover boards are slightly bumped. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are beginning to yellow and tan, but are clear of any markings. "In his Encyclical Mystici Coporis Pope Pius XII has affirmed that, "mysteries revealed by God cannot be harmful to men, nor should they remain as treasure hidden in a field, useless. They have been given from on high precisely to help the spiritual progress of those who study them in a spirit of piety. For, as the Vatican Council teaches, 'reason illumined by faith, if it seeks earnestly, piously and wisely, does attain, under God, to a certain and most helpful knowledge of mysteries...'"...." - Foreword from Liturgical Piety

$59.79

Christian Baptism
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Christian Baptism

By Alexander Campbell

This antiquarian book is in very good condition. The book has been rebound and the cover boards and binding is practically new. The pages inside however are worn, yellowed and tanned. There is considerable markings throughout the pages.The previous owners names are written on the inside of the front cover board, and on the front of the second end page. There is some signs of moisture damage and flecking throughout the pages. This edition is still very readable and a wonderful collector's item. "Christianity has its theory and its practice. Its theory is the Sacred Writings of the Apostles and Evangelists of Jesus Christ; its practice, the life of the Christian. The Christian profession is not now what it once was. It has become secular and sectarian. The members of the church of Christ were formerly called "saints," "elect of God," "a chosen generation," "a royal priesthood," "a peculiar people." Now they are called "Churchmen," "Dissenters," "Romanists," "Protestants," "Episcopalians," "Presbyterians," "Independents," "Baptists," "Methodists," &c. &c. &c. The church was once "a spiritual house," whose members were addressed as "justified," "sanctified," "adopted," and "saved." It was a "holy nation" whose citizens had their citizenship in heaven...." - Introduction from Christian Baptism: With Its Antecedents And Consequents

$326.16

A History of Anglican Liturgy
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A History of Anglican Liturgy

By G. J. Cuming

This book is in good condition. There is some wear and stains on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corners of the cover boards are slightly bumped The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are yellowed and tanned, but clear of any markings. "In 1900 W.H. Frere began the preface of A New History of the Book of Common Prayer with the words: Nearly half a century has passed since the first edition of Mr. Procter's History of the Book of Common Prayer was published; it has been a period full of an enthusiasm for liturgical studies which is almost, if not quite, without parallel.While these facts speak eloquently of the solidity and value of Mr. Proctor's work, they also explain amply why it was necessary that it should undergo considerable change...." Preface from A History of Anglican Liturgy

$376.16

Unity In The Faith
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Unity In The Faith

By William Porcher Dubose

This book is in good condition. There is wear and stains on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corners are bumped on the cover boards also. The corners are bumped also. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are yellowed and tanned, but the book is clear of any markings, "The honor of writing an introduction to any work which concerns William Porcher Dubose is one of which I am deeply sensible. Dr. DuBose was unmistakably one of the most scholarly, one of the most original, one of the most saintly, and one of the most influential of these personalities whose lives and labors have molded the character and established the reputation of The University of the South...." - Foreword from Unity In The Faith

$15.44

Lost Legends of Israel
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Lost Legends of Israel

By Dagobert D. Runes

This book is in good condition. There is some wear and stains on the front, back, spine, and edges of the cover boards. The corners are bumped on the cover boards. The previous owners name is written on the front end page. The pages are yellowed and tanned but clear of any markings. "The tales in this small book unfold from many sources. Some are memories from my childhood when I sat by the desk of my saintly grandfather, a devout follower of Baal Shem Tov, Master of the Good Name. Others were heard from the lips of my people on three different continents, little people, to be sure, but people with big hearts and great resolution. And some are just daydreams I have lived through while scanning the pages of Israel's memorable history, pages that lay forgotten in little shuls, in little libraries...." - A Word To The Reader from Lost Legends of Israel

$18.10

Handbook Of French and Belgian Protestantism
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Handbook Of French and Belgian Protestantism

By Louise Seymour Houghton

This almost antiquarian book is in good condition. There is a significant amount of wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards.The corners of the cover boards have been bumped also. The previous owners name is stamped on the inside of the front cover board and written on the first end page. The pages are yellowed and tanned, but clear of any other markings. "The purpose of this book is twofold. First: to give accurate information as to Protestantism in France from the earliest days to the present time. This purpose could by no means have been accomplished without the aid of the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America in securing, and the Protestant Federation of France in procuring, precise data such as are especially to be found in Part II of this volume. Particularly is the gratitude of the compiler due to the generous interest and valuable help of such eminent French Protestants as Dean Emile Doumerge, D.D.,of the Theological Faculty of Montauban,...." - Preface from Handbook Of French and Belgian Protestantism

$39.99

At All Times And In All Places
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At All Times And In All Places

By Massey H. Shepherd, Jr.

This book is in very good condition. There is minimal wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corners of the cover boards are slightly bumped. The previous owners name is written on the title page and affixed on the front end page. The pages are yellowed and tanned. "The six chapters of this book are sketches depicting typical scenes of the celebration of the Holy Communion in different periods of Christian history. Each period has impressed upon the rite its own special emphasis and meaning, its own taste in ceremonial and artistic adornment. Yet the service remains throughout the ages essentially the same as that which the apostles received from the Lord Jesus at the Last Supper. It is the unity of spirit amidst the diversity of gifts- "at all times and in all places" - that constitutes the theme of this book. For the reader who will take his place with sympathy and imagination among the worshippers in theses several services, it is hoped that he will find his own participation in our glorious heritage of Common Prayer enlarged and enriched in meaning, and his consciousness of his place in the communion of saints deepened and broadened in perspective. " - Preface from At All Times And In All Places

$26.25

Religious Communities in The Episcopal Church and in the Anglican Church in Canada

By The Poor Clares Of Reparation And Adoration

This book is in very good condition. There is minimal wear to the cover boards and some spots on the front cover board. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are unmarked but beginning to yellow and tan. The binding is tight and solid. "The Religious Life is not merely a devout life given to much churchgoing. It is that, but it is much more than that. The word religious is said to mean "under bond" or "under rule." Religious are men and women who have bound themselves by a vow to God to live their lives in a community under a rule according to three Evangelical Counsels. How can such a life be justly considered strange or eccentric or selfish? It is no more than an attempt to live the Christian life in its fullness and perfection." - Chapter 1. What Is It?, Religious Communities in the Episcopal Church and in the Anglican Church in Canada

$7.50

A Time For Christian Candor
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A Time For Christian Candor

By James A. Pike

This book is in very good condition. There is little to no wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. There is minimal bumping on the corners of the cover boards. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are yellowed, but clear of any markings. "We are in the midst of a theological revolution. It is not that the present well-known attempts to rethink and restate the Christian faith are entirely original, either in approach or in content; a good deal of all this has long been in learned books and in seminary lectures. But now more than ever, the process is going on in public. A definitive point - both revealing as to the long course of private dialogue in this regard and causing more public expression - was the recent publication of Honest to God by John A.T. Robinson, Bishop of Woolwhich. Since its appearance, and innumerable responses in books, reviews, articles, and sermons (affirmative, negative or qualified), hundreds of thousands of people, inside and outside the Church, have been affected by learning about this long and grueling revolution in Christian thinking and by reading various attempts to check or suppress it....." - Preface and a Note on Method from A Time For Christian Candor

$5.00

Exploring the Heritage of John Calvin
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Exploring the Heritage of John Calvin

By David E. Holwerda (Editor)

This book is in good condition. There is some wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corners are bumped on the cover boards. The pages are beginning to yellow and tan, but they are clear of any markings. "The following essays on the heritage of John Calvin were written by people who are, or who have been, members of the Department of Religion and Theology of Calvin College.Two of these are currently members of the faculty of Calvin Theological Seminary: Andrew J. Banstra, Professor of New Testament, a member of the Department of Religion from 1957-1963; and Theodore Minnema, Professor of Ethics and Apologetics, a member of the Department of Religion from 1962-1975. One present member of the Department, Mr. Henry Hooks, was regrettably unable to contribute an essay due to the pressure of completing a doctoral thesis...." - Preface from Exploring the Heritage of John Calvin

$574.37

The Early Roman Liturgy
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The Early Roman Liturgy

By Josef A. Jungman, S.J.

This book is in good condition. There is some wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corner are bumped and there is a dent on the front cover board. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are yellowed and tanned. There are markings on some pages, but the book is still readable. "These lectures, which I gave at Notre Dame in the summer of 1949, were not originally intended for publication. But the editor of The University of Notre Dame Liturgical Series asked me to present them in book form in order to include in this series as introduction into the oldest and most important period in the history of the liturgy...." - Preface from The Early Roman Liturgy: To The Time Of Gregory The Great

$48.01

Confirmation
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Confirmation

By L.S. Thornton, C.R.

This book is in good condition. There is minor wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. the corners of the cover boards are bumped. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board and his seal is affixed to the front cover page. The pages are yellowed and tanned but clear of any markings. "This volume does not form part of the series entitled 'The form of the Servant', although I hope that it may be regarded as further illustrating the principles of biblical interpretation there adopted. In the course of the past century there has been amongst Anglicans a periodic discussion of matters connected with baptism and confirmation. During the second half of this period, however, a number of new factors have been contributing to the development of a fresh situation. Amongst these are the growing recognition that both Jewish and more ancient backgrounds are all-important and secondly the recovery of early liturgical texts amongst which The Apostolic Tradition of Hippolytus stands out. My own interest was first aroused by F. Gavin's small, but learned, book on The Jewish antecedents of The Christian Sacraments (1928), which showed a close continuity between Jewish and Christian forms of initiation and which, in that respect, is still highly relevant. For example, it makes clear the strongly Jewish background of the Hippolytan rites, and even a substantial identity of rubrics....." - Foreword from Confirmation: It's Place In The Baptismal Mystery

$22.50

Introduction To The Devout Life
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Introduction To The Devout Life

By Michael Day (Translator)

This book is in good condition. There is some wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards. There is also wear on the edges of the cover boards and bumping on the corners.The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are yellowed and tanned, but free from anymore markings. "St. Francis De Sale was bishop of Geneva from 1602 until his death twenty years later. In 1607, a certain Madame de Charmoisy, whose husband was an ambassador of the Duke of Savoy and a relative of St. Francis, visited Annecy to attend a lawsuit, and while there placed herself under his spiritual direction. When she returned to court he gave her a series of written spiritual instructions, which he had begun to compile as early as 1602, for the guidance of persons seeking to live a devout life in the world. These instructions were shown to Pere Jean Fourier of the Society of Jesus, who considered them 'a treasure of devotion', and so valuable that he strongly urged St. Francis to have them printed, with the result that the first edition, edited by St. Francis, was issued in 1609 under the title Introduction a la Vie Devote...." Translator's Note from Introduction To The Devout Life

$46.78

The Illustrated Life of Jesus Christ
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The Illustrated Life of Jesus Christ

By Joseph Rhymer

This book is in very good condition.There is little to no wear on the cover boards and no bumping. The pages are white, crisp and clear of any markings. "The four books of the New Testament called 'gospels' only make full sense if the many stories and incidents in them are related to the central theme: who Jesus was, what he achieved and how this affected everyday life. A modern reader does not have to accept the beliefs of the first Christians, but without some awareness of what they did believe about Jesus of Nazareth much of the gospel material will seem incomprehensible, or at best a mere collection of legends...." - Introduction from The Illustrated Life of Jesus Christ

$31.91

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