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1 Bhiksuni Shih Heng-Ching Sutra on Upasaka Precepts, the : BDK English Tripitaka, Volume 45-II
Berkeley, Calif: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research; 1994 0962561851 / 9780962561856 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
225 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, yellow cloth over spine, green cloth over boards, yellow endpapers, [xii] + 225 pages, appendix list of vols in series, index, brief bibliography, glossary. ; Subtitle: 'Translated from the Chinese of Dharmaraksa, Taisho, Volume 24, Number 1488, by Bhiksuni Shih Heng-ching.' Forewords by Numata Yehan, Hanayama Shoyu, Philip Yampolsky. Published by Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research, Berkeley, California, 1994. First printing stated. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear, mainly at heel. No marks. Binding tight. ; BDK English Tripitaka Series; Vol. 45 
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2 Blavatsky, H. P. (H. P. B. , Helene Petrovna) Key to Theosophy, the : Being a Clear Exposition, in the Form of Question and Answer, of the Ethics, Science, and Philosophy for the Study of Which the Theosophical Society Has Been Founded
Pasadena, Calif: Theosophical University Press; 1995 0911500073 / 9780911500073 Softcover Good 
428 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Blue softcover, [xii] + 373 + 53 pages, glossary, index, tons of footnotes. ; Copyright 1889. This edition 1995, with glossary from the 2nd edition added. ; Subtitle on front cover: A Simple Expositon Based on the Wisdom-Religion of All Ages. ; Subtitle on title page: Being a Clear Exposition, in the Form of Question and Answer, of the Ethics, Science, and Philosophy for the Study of Which the Theosophical Society Has Been Founded. ; Owner name penned in large letters in indelible ink on bottom and fore-edge, and 'Logos' penned on top. Underlining, very neatly done with a ruler, on many pages between page 5 and 153, none excessive. Otherwise book shows only light wear. Binding a little curled but tight. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 Boissiere, Robert >> Meditations With the Hopi
Santa Fe, N. M. : Bear & Company; 1986 0939680270 / 9780939680276 Fourth Printing Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Cynthia West 
144 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; White and tan softcover, glossary of Hopi words, 11 b/w illustrations. ; Same as isbn 0939680270, but different cover art. Foreword by Walter Koyawena. Creation-centered mystical meditations based on Hopi (Native American) spirituality. Much on kachinas: personifications of the spirits of the natural world. ; Only a touch of edgewear. No marks. Appears unread. ; Laid in: 1) publisher's postcard, as issued. 2) softcover booklet, This is a Hopi Kachina, by Barton Wright and Evelyn Roat, 1974, with 10 superb full-color photos. 
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4 Cannon, Katie Geneva Katie's Canon : Womanism and the Soul of the Black Community
N. Y. : Continuum Publishing Company; 1995 0826408346 / 9780826408341 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
191 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, 191 pages, endnotes. Title page inscribed and dated 10-6-96 and SIGNED by author. ; Foreword by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot. Written by scholar of Christian ethics. Topics include: African American women. Black feminist consciousness. Black women's literary tradition. Womanist theology. Womanist preaching in the black church. Zora Neale Hurston. Slave ideology. Racism and economics. More. ; Please note: I really do have 1 unit of this title in stock. Do not even bother trying to order it from quality7, anybook, brookebooks, icono books, luckys fulfilment, wisepenny, amitcj, sethsbooks, red rhino, blue tiger or orange zebra because they don't actually stock any books. Goog le mega-lister to learn more. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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5 Davis, John J. Demons, Exorcism and the Evangelical
Winona Lake, Ind: BMH Books; 1977 0884690431 / 9780884690436 Softcover Very Good 
16 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Softcover, stapled binding, 16 pages, ; Topics include: Biblical proof of the existence of demons. Demons as personal beings. Demon possession. Exorcism. More. ; Covers are lightly foxed. Small pricesticker on rear cover. Author penned his name and address inside front cover. No other defects. ; Contemporary Discussion Series 
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6 Fauset, Arthur Huff, with John Szwed Black Gods of the Metropolis : Negro Religious Cults of the Urban North
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press; 1971 0812210018 / 9780812210019 Softcover Good+ 
128 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; White softcover illustrated with stylized cross in tan, blue and red; [xiv] + 128 pages, bibliography, 2 appendixes, 4 b/w photos and illustrations. Chapter headings include: Mount Sinai Holy Church of America. United House of Prayer for All People. Church of God (Black Jews). Moorish Science Temple in America. Father Divine Peace Mission Movement. More. ; Originally published 1944. This is 1st softcover edition, 1971. Written by Arthur Huff Fauset. New introduction by John Szwed. 'The first serious study of the offbeat cults of the urban Negro,' including their beliefs, rituals, taboos, social and psychological needs, church leaders, etc. ; Amazonbuyers please note: their image does not look like our unit. Our unit is white with a cross on front. ; Covers sunned and rubbed, light creases to tips. Interior clean, binding tight. With this item you will also get: African-American Male Spirituality, program for conference held at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, Detroit 1996, 16 pgs, several b/w photos, several pgs of notes laid in. 
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Black Gods of the Metropolis :  Negro Religious Cults of the Urban North, Fauset, Arthur Huff, with John Szwed
7 Fauset, Arthur Huff, with John Szwed Black Gods of the Metropolis : Negro Religious Cults of the Urban North
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press; 1971 0812210018 / 9780812210019 Softcover Very Good+ 
128 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; White softcover illustrated with stylized cross in tan, blue and red; [xiv] + 128 pages, bibliography, 2 appendixes, 4 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Originally published 1944. This is 1st softcover edition, 1971. Written by Arthur Huff Fauset. New introduction by John Szwed. 'The first serious study of the offbeat cults of the urban Negro.' Topics include: Mount Sinai Holy Church of America. United House of Prayer for All People. Church of God (Black Jews). Moorish Science Temple in America. Father Divine Peace Mission Movement. More. ; Very light edgewear. No marks. Scarce. 
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8 Fernando, Antony, with Leonard Swidler Buddhism Made Plain : An Introduction for Christians and Jews, Revised Edition
Maryknoll, N. Y. : Orbis Books; 1985 0883441985 / 9780883441985 Revised Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
138 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Softcover, slick orange pictorial covers, [xxii] + 138 pages, pronunciation guide, 2 indexes, bibliography, endnotes, a few b/w diagrams. English throughout, with a few words in Sanskrit (or Pali) and English. ; Copyright 1981. This is revised edition, 1985. Edited by William E. Jerman. Foreword by Aturugiriye Sri Gnanawimala Thero. Author describes the basic ideas and precepts of Buddhism (mainly Theravada Buddhism) and compares them with the precepts at the heart of the Judeo-Christian tradition. ; Light wear, mainly to tips. One page has one sentence underlined. ; Laid in: mimeograph sheet with study questions on Buddhism. (A m a zon b u y ers please note: Image does not match this unit. This unit has a photo cover. Otherwise same. 
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9 Fernando, Antony, with Leonard Swidler Buddhism Made Plain : An Introduction for Christians and Jews, Revised Edition
Maryknoll, N. Y. : Orbis Books; 1998 0883441985 / 9780883441985 Revised Edition; Eighth Printing Softcover Very Good- 
138 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, plain orange and white covers, [xxii] + 138 pages, pronunciation guide, 2 indexes, bibliography, endnotes, a few b/w diagrams. English throughout, with a few words in Sanskrit (or Pali) and English. ; Copyright 1981. This is revised edition, 1985. Edited by William E. Jerman. Foreword by Aturugiriye Sri Gnanawimala Thero. Author describes the basic ideas and precepts of Buddhism (mainly Theravada Buddhism) and compares them with the precepts at the heart of the Judeo-Christian tradition. ; Minor wear to tips. Front flyleaf (blank page) has small closed tear and wrinkle to fore-edge. 33 pages have ballpoint or highlighter marks from former owner, an advance student of Buddhism. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Gelsey, Rudi Imagine, a New Bible ; (Signed)
Detroit: Good News Publishing Company; 1982 096085620X / 9780960856206 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
128 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Yellow cloth, black lettering, frontispiece b/w portrait photo of author. Front endpaper warmly inscribed and SIGNED by author Rudi. ; UUTopics. Author, a Unitarian Universalist minister, has modified several popular Bible passages for the modern era, with commentary. From blurb: 'Imagine a new Bible with positive role models for women, God's covenant having to do with peace not circumcision, God apologies to Job for allowing Satan to mistreat him. Out of the rich Biblical lore and the depths of our collective unconscious, we need creative mythology to invent a future of human cooperation and survival.' ; No visible defects to book apart from autograph. Jacket shows a few tiny spots. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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11 Glassman, Bernie Infinite Circle : Teachings in Zen
Boston: Shambhala Publications; 2002 1570625913 / 9781570625916 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
142 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, white boards, blue endpapers, [xiii] + 142 pages, footnotes. ; 15 pages have margin marks or a word underlined. Jacket shows light rubbing. No other defects. 
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12 Joshu, with James Green Recorded Sayings of Zen Master Joshu, the : Chao-Chou Chan-Shih Yu-Lu
Boston: Shambhala; 1998 157062870X / 9781570628702 First American Edition Sssss Very Good+ 
180 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, tan and black covers, 180 pages, appendix, glossary. Laid in: publisher's original combination bookmark-and-postcard, as issued. ; Written by Joshu. Translated and with an intriduction by James Green. Foreword by Keido Fukushima Roshi. ; Corners slightly curled. No other defects. ; Sacred Literature Series 
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13 Judge, William Q. Bhagavad Gita : And, Essays on the Gita
Pasadena, Calif: Theosophical University Press; 1978 0911500278 / 9780911500271 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
220 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Small hardcover, black cloth, red endpapers, [ix] + 220 pages, footnotes. ; This is a recension (critically revised version) of the famous Bhagavad Gita of Hindu scripture, plus several illuminating essays on the Gita by William Q. Judge, one of the founders of Theosophy. Originally published 1890. This edition copyright 1969, this printing 1978. Foreword by James A. Long. ; Front endpaper has small pricetag inked out, and bookstore stamp. No other defects to book. Jacket a bit faded, with small chips to heel and crown, but all readable. 
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14 Kenworthy, Leonard Stout Sixteen Quaker Leaders Speak
Richmond, Ind: Friends United Press; 1979 0913408492 / 9780913408490 Paperback Good+ 
128 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Paperback, blue covers, white lettering, 128 pages, 16 chapters by various authors. ; Preface and edited by Leonard S. Kenworthy. This is an omnibus edition of 16 previously-published pamphlets, each written by a different Quaker leader from the 1600s to the present, each originally published between 1954 and 1978. Each section includes a brief bio of the author. ; Covers worn and spotted, faint cup rong on front. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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15 Knight, Christopher, and Robert Lomas Hiram Key, the : Pharaohs, Freemasons and the Discovery of the Secret Scrolls of Jesus
Gloucester, Mass: Fair Winds Press; 2001 1931412758 / 9781931412759 Softcover Very Good+ 
400 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Black illustrated covers, [xiii] + 384 pages, index, 6 appendixes including chronology and 3 small maps, 31 b/w photos and facsimiles, with captions, on glossy plates. ; Isbn 1931412758. Copyright 1996. This edition 2001. ; Topics include: Lost secrets of Freemasonry. Gnostic connection to Freemasonry. Link between Jesus and Knights Templar. Legacy of the Egyptians. Murder of Hiram Abif. Dead Sea Scrolls. Nasorean Scrolls. Much more. ; Slight curling to corners. Otherwise no defects. ; Laid in: old engraving and biiography of innovative artist and author Thomas Bewick. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Krason, Stephen M. Liberalism, Conservatism, and Catholicism : An Evaluation of Contemporary American Political Ideologies in Light of Catholic Social Teaching
New Rochelle, N. Y. : Catholics United for the Faith; 1991 1879860007 / 9781879860001 Softcover Very Good 
339 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; [xi] + 339 pages, index, tons of endnotes. ; Imprimatur 1991. Authored by professor of political science, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. From foreword by James Likoudis: 'Too often, American Catholics fail to consult the clear teachings of the Church in making decisions affecting the political and social order'. ; Light wear and sunning to covers. Binding tight and square. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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17 Lamont, Corliss Illusion of Immortality, The, 5e : (5th Edition, 1990)
N. Y. : Continuum Publishing Company; 1990 0804463778 / 9780804463775 Fifth Edition Softcover Very Good 
303 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Stiff red pictorial covers, index, endnnotes. ; Explodes the myth of a personal existence after death. ; Published under auspices Half Moon Foundation. Introduction by John Dewey. Authored by humanist leader, doctor of philosophy, longtime director of ACLU, professor at Harvard, etc. ; This book is being offered by Alan's Used Books (gwenfoss d o t c o m) on behalf of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, all proceeds to same. ; Light edgewear. No other flaws. No marks. Binding tight and square. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Lynd, Alice, and Staughton Lynd Liberation Theology for Quakers
Wallingford, Penn: Pendle Hill Publications; 1996 0875743269 / 9780875743264 Softcover Near Fine 
36 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Softcover, fold-and-staple binding, brown covers, 36 pages, bibliography. ; Issn 00314250. Liberation theology, briefly stated, is the belief that God does not want anyone to be poor and oppressed. ; Only a touch of wear. Scarce. ; Pendle Hill Pamphlet Series; Vol. 326 
Price: 16.00 USD
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19 Maezumi, Hakuyu Taizan, and Bernard Tetsugen Glassman On Zen Practice
Los Angeles: Zen Center; 1977 0916820025 / 9780916820022 Second Edition Softcover Good+ 
8vo (9") 23 cm; Gray pictorial softcover, [viii] + 132 pages, index, bibliography, glossary, appendix of 10 koans, 34 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Published by the Zen Center of Los Angeles in 1976. This is 2nd printing, 1977. ; Covers worn. Slight discoloration to upper tips of last 21 leaves, not affecting text. Owner name on half title. Binding tight and square. ; Zen Writings Series; Vol. 1 
Price: 6.00 USD
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20 Marshall, George N. Challenge of a Liberal Faith : Revised, Updated and Enlarged, 1980
New Canaan, Conn: Keats Publishing; 1980 0879832142 / 9780879832148 Paperback Good+ 
271 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Study guide, reading courses, index, bibliography, 10 chapters/lessons on modern religious questions, including: why pick a church, need for contemporary religion, historic roots of Unitarian Universalism, what do UUs believe, liberal religious education; more. Authored by 25-year minister, Church of the Larger Fellowship. ; UUTopics. Copyright 1966, this is 6th printing, 1980. Subtitle on front cover: 'The Definitive Dynamic Story of Unitarian Universalism, A Way of Life for Today, Plus Study Aids and an Index'. ; Pages a bit yellowed from age. About 10 pages have pink or green lighlighting. Faint crease to spine but binding tight. ; Pivot Paperback Series 
Price: 4.00 USD
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