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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 "The reader and the teacher of history might be forgiven for thinking that there are now too many series of historical documents in existence, all claiming to offer light on particular problems and all able to fulfil their claims.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

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

The Compassionate Christ
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The Compassionate Christ

By Walter Russell Bowie

:This book is in good condition. There is some wear and staining 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 slightly yellowed and the pages are clear of any markings. "This book has its source in the direct suggestion that comes from a previous notable work. In 1940, William Temple, Archbishop of York and afterward Archbishop of Canterbury, published his Readings in St. John's Gospel. In the first paragraph of that work he wrote: This book is not a systematic commentary or exposition; nor is it intended for scholars or theologians-though whatever value it has for souls on pilgrimage may be as real for them as for others. Again, it is not a series of devotional meditations, though it contains some of these. It has no distinctive and consistent character. But it is an attempt to share with any who read it what I find to be my own thoughts as I read the profoundest of all writings...." - Introduction from The Compassionate Christ: Reflections from the Gospel of Luke

$16.55

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

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

The Anglican Church in Canada
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The Anglican Church in Canada

By Philip Carrington

This book is in good condition. There is some minor wear to the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corners are slightly bumped. There is a stain at the top of the spine. There is some writing on the front end page. The pages are yellowed and tanned, but the pages are free from any markings. "There is an admitted need for a bank of reasonable size which will tell the story of Anglicanism in Canada in a readable style and at the same time provide a handy book of reference for the principal events and personalities in the story ; and I have done my best to keep these two purposes in view, though at mtimes one interest may be sacrificed to the other...." - Introduction from The Anglican Church in Canada

$95.27

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

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

The Word New Century Version (New Testament)
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The Word New Century Version (New Testament)

By World Bible Translation Center

This book is as new as can be. There is no wear at all on the cover boards. The pages are white, crisp and clear of any markings. "The New Century Version of the New Testament is the first phase of a major Bible translation project.It was begun in 1973 by the World Bible Translation Center and will be completed with the release of the Old Testament, scheduled for 1986...." - Preface from The Word New Century Version (New Testament)

$67.80

Days And Customs Of All Faiths
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Days And Customs Of All Faiths

By The Reverend Howard V. Harper, D.D.

This book is in good condition. There is some minor wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards and the edges. The corners are bumped. The previous owners name is pasted on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are just yellowing, but clear of any markings. "In these days of high tension, both international and personal, the need for better understanding among people of all countries, all races, and all creeds is greater than ever before in the history of the world. An increased spirit of brotherhood, predicated on a clearer concept of the religious beliefs of others could well result in a new appreciation of their tenets, thereby creating an attitude of respect which is frequently lacking today both in business and in political contacts...." - Foreword from Days And Customs Of All Faiths

$125.00

Hymnbook 1982
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Hymnbook 1982

By The Church Pension Fund

This book is in very good condition. There is little to no wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards, as well as no wear on the edges. There is no bumping on the corners. The pages are still white, crisp, and clear of any markings. "In the past several decades, the renewal of the spiritual life of the Church has created a pressing need for new hymnody and liturgical music. This has served as a catalyst for a world-wide outburst of creative liturgical and musical activity of a magnitude perhaps unparalleled since the Reformation. The Hymnal, 1982, the culmination of more than a decade of work by the Standing Commission on Church Music, incorporates many of the riches of this contemporary renaissance. This hymnal is a response to the challenge of the Church's mission to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ to a changed and changing world...." - Preface from Hymnbook 1982

$372.31

The Call of the Cloister
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The Call of the Cloister

By Peter F. Anson

This book is in good condition. There is some wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards. There is also some minor wear on the edges and the corner are slightly bumped. There are also some stains on the cover boards as well. 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. ""When answering my letters, requesting information about their communities, several Superiors have asked why, as a Roman Catholic, I should be sufficiently interested in Anglican religious orders to think it worth while to write a book about them! Very much the same surprise has been expressed by some of my co-religionists when I mentioned the work on which I was engaged. So I explained that the subject is one which has attracted me for nearly half a century, ever since I was a youth of fifteen and chanced to pick up a copy of The Life of Father Ignatius, O.S.B., The Monk of Llanthony by the Baroness de Bertouch (London, 1940) - a strange introduction to the monastic life! Since then this interest has grown, rather than decreased. It was revived definitely about fifteen years ago when I added a long introductory chapter, dealing with religious communities in the Church of England, to The Benedictines of Caldey (London, 1940). Then one day it struck me that it was high time that somebody wrote an up-to-date history of Anglican religious communities...." - Foreword from The Call of the Cloister: Religious Communities And Kindred Bodies In The Anglican Communion

$29.00

Interpreting The New Testament
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Interpreting The New Testament

By James L. Price

This book is in good condition. There is a considerable amount of wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards. The edges are worn and the corners are bumped significantly. There are various stains on the front, back and spine of the cover boards. The previous owners name is affixed to the inside of the front cover board. and his seal is stamped on the front end page. The book is yellowed and tanned, but clear of all markings. "This volume seeks to discover the distinctive character of each book of the New Testament. In the Introduction, the purposes and methods of New Testament study are discussed, and the approach and scope of this book is explained.The author assumes that the New Testament books will be read, so that the reader will come to know of their writers. The outlines of the books of the New Testament are intended to help the reader master their structure and content; for this reason, they usually appear before the statement of critical problems and the comments of scholars on them. Learning what others think about books of the Bible should never become a substitute for reading the text in its entirety...." Foreword from Interpreting The New Testament

$79.85

The Oxford Companion to the Bible
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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

By Bruce M. Metzger Michael David Coogan (Editors)

This book is in Very good condition. There is some minor wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards. There is also minor wear to the edges of the cover boards and the corners have been slightly bumped. The previous owners name is affixed to the inside front cover board. The pages are crisp, white and clear of any markings. "For nearly two millenia, the Bible has been the cardinal text for Judaism and Christianity. Its stories and characters are part of both the repertoire of Western literature and the vocabulary of educated women and men. It is, however, more than a collection of ancient tales. Even before a canonical list of books considered sacred scripture or holy writ was established, the writings we now call the Bible were considered normative: they laid down the essential principles of how human beings should deal with God and with each other. Te practice of quoting from, an alluding to, earlier texts as authoritative is found within the Bible itself and has continued unabated in subsequent Jewish and Christian writings. At the same time, the Bible has also been formative; subsequent generations of believers have seen themselves as descended from, and in continuity with, those to whom God had spoken and for whom he had acted definitively in the past, and the recital of those words and events has been instrumental in shaping the religious communities of succeeding generations. The Bible has thus had an immeasurable influence on Judaism and Christianity, on the cultures of which they have formed a part, and on all those traditions in some ways derived from them, such as Islam...." - Introduction from The Oxford Companion to the Bible

$30.26

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