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Ethics
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Ethics

By Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Edited by Eberhard Bethge)

This book is in very good condition. There is little to no wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards. The corners are not bumped on the cover boards. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are crisp, white and clean of any markings. "Only a short generation ago it was still customary for theological thinking to be carried out within the framework of avowedly philosophical concepts, and philosophical theology was a fairly well-defined genre within the whole field of theology. The great work of nineteenth-century theology was carried out for the most part by scholars who had undergone intensive training in the idealist movement in philosophy. It is no derogation of the achievement of that time to say that this simple conjunction of two disciplines is no longer possible today...." - General Introduction from Ethics

$7.50

The Shape Of The Liturgy
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The Shape Of The Liturgy

By Dom Gregory Dix

This book is in good condition. There is substantial wear and stains 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 end page. The pages are yellowed and tanned, but clear of any markings. "The origin of this essay was a paper read at their request before the Cowley Fathers during their General Chapter in August 1941. I have ventured, therefore, in this different form to offer it again to the members of the oldest, the most respected and in more ways than one the greatest of our Anglican communities of priests...." - Introduction: The Purpose Of This Essay from The Shape Of The Liturgy

$32.78

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

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

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

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 Church of the Lutheran Reformation
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The Church of the Lutheran Reformation

By Conrad Bergendoff

This book is in very good condition. There is minimal to wear on the front, back and spine and edges of the cover boards. There is slight bumping on the corners. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages inside are yellowed and tanned, but free from any markings. "Two misconceptions have distorted the story of the Church of the Lutheran Reformation for those within as well as those outside that church. One of these has regarded the Lutheran Church as a new communion dating from Luther's days. The reformers, however, were not innovators. Rather they sought to restore the church to its original foundations. This volume begins with the early church since the true purpose of the Reformation church can be understood only in the light of the preceding 1,5000 years...." - Preface from The Church of the Lutheran Reformation: A Historical Survey of Lutheranism

$44.48

Poet and Peasant
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Poet and Peasant

By Kenneth Ewing Bailey

This book is in very good condition. There is little to no wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards and there is no wear on the edges of the cover boards.There is some bumping on the cover boards. The previous owners name is written on the front end page. The pages are white, crisp and claen of any markings. "William Thomson, famous nineteenth century missionary, traveler, and author, described twenty-five years of surface study of Palestine as it relates to the Bible in his two-volume work, The Land and the Book. When he comes to describe Jerusalem he makes this remarkable statement; Do not set out...resolved to make discoveries. There is not a foot of ground that has not been already scrutinized by a thousand eyes as keen as yours, and the old adage, "If new not true," may be applied to Jerusalem and her monuments with more propriety than to any other place on earth...." - Introduction from Poet and Peasant: A Literary Cultural Approach To The Parables In Luke

$130.91

Dictionary of Christian Ethics
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Dictionary of Christian Ethics

By John Macquarrie (Editor)

This book is in good condition. There is wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards and the edges have some minor wear. There is some minor bumping on the corners. There is also some staining on the cover boards. The pages are beginning to yellow and tan, but are clear of markings. "What does it mean to live as a Christian in the modern world? What moral obligations are imposed by membership in the Christian community? Are such concepts as 'sin' and 'grace' of any relevance to the contemporary problems of mankind? Are there distinctively 'Christian' virtues or policies or patterns of behavior?..." - Preface from Dictionary of Christian Ethics

$33.65

Healing Miracles
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Healing Miracles

By M. A. H. Melinsky

This book is in good condition. There is some wear on the front, back and spine of the cover boards. There is also some staining on the cover boards. The edges of the cover boards show minimal wear as well as the corners. The pages are just beginning to yellow and tan, but are free from markings. The binding is starting to loosen but still solid and tight. "The substance of this book was first given as five Lent Lectures in Norwich Cathedral in 1967. I should like to record my appreciation to the Dean and Chapter for the honour of this invitation, and also to my audience for their discussion afterwards. The original content of these lectures is here considerably revised and expanded...." - Preface from Healing Miracles: An Examination from History and Experience of the Place of Miracle in Christian Thought and Medical Practice

$37.64

The Parish Priest And The Life Of Prayer
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The Parish Priest And The Life Of Prayer

By Evelyn Underhill

This cloth back book is in good condition. The cover has some wear as well as the edges and the corners are bumped. There are stains on the front and back of the cover. The first 20 pages of the cloth book are dog eared. There is an inscription from The Bishop of Montana to the original owner on the inside of the front cover. The pages are yellowed and tanned but clear from all markings. We are also including a letter written to the original owner from the Bishop of Montana about the book. "It seems presumptuous for any one, and especially a member of the laity, to attempt to add to that which has already been said and written upon the spiritual life of the Christian priest. Only the overwhelming importance of the subject for the work of the Church, and the fact that in the pressure of outward life we need again and again to be reminded of those unchangeable realities of the inward life which alone give any value to our active work can justify this. But these certain truths are surely sufficient reason for considering once again the special nature of the priest's life of prayer; what it means, what it is for, and why it matters so much...." - from The Parish Priest And The Life Of Prayer

$25.00

The Common Life In The Body Of Christ
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The Common Life In The Body Of Christ

By L. S. Thornton, C. R.

This book is in good condition. The front, back and spine of the cover boards have little to know wear. There is minimal wear to the edges but there is considerable bumping. The previous owners mark is affixed to the inside of the front cover board and another owners name is written on the front end page. The pages are yellowed and tanned but free of all markings. "The manuscript of the present work was in all essentials completed in July 1939. Some steps towards publication were then taken; but the war brought inevitable delays. During the interval which followed some of the additional notes were rewritten and others were added. In all else the book practically unchanged. In The Incarnate Lord (1928) an attempt was made to relate the revelation of God in Christ to current philosophy. But now another problem presented itself. What if the Gospel becomes obscured by our presuppositions and preoccupations, so that we neither see the scope of its application nor suffer it to speak for itself. The conviction grew that this danger was present in the theological situation of today. In particular it became clear that certain aspects of the New Testament were not receiving the attention which was due to due to them...." - Preface from The Common Life In The Body Of Christ

$25.00

Seven Pre-Reformation Eucharistic Liturgies
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Seven Pre-Reformation Eucharistic Liturgies

By Marion J. Hatchett

This book is in very good condition. There is minimal wear on the front, back, and spine of the cover boards. There is minimal wear on the edges of the cover boards also, and the corners are slightly bumped. The pages are yellowed and tanned, but they are clean of any markings. "A significant part of the liturgics curriculum at the School of Theology, Sewanee, has been the preparation for and participation in certain key historic Eucharistic rites which are basic to an understanding of the development of the rites of the Book of Common Prayer and of Services for Trial Use. Some of these from among the Pre-Reformation rites have not been available in a form adapted for actual use. Since use at St. Luke's, some have been used in other situations. Almost all could be said to come within the bounds prescribed by "An Order for Celebrating the Holy Eucharist" of Services for Trial Use if the Eucharistic Prayer is adapted to the "D" form of that Order...." - Seven Pre-Reformation Eucharistic Liturgies

$24.99

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