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Chosen Faith, a : An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism, Revised Edition, 2001

By: Buehrens, John A., and Forrest Church

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 2001

Edition: Second Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 20762

Condition: Very Good+


221 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Black softcover, [xxviii] + 221 pages, chronology, suggesting reading list. ; Isbn 0807016179. Originally published 1989. This is 2nd edition, revised, 6th printing, 2001. Foreword by Robert Fulghum. New preface by Denise Taft Davidoff. ; Almost no sign of use. Spine lightly creased and very slightly rolled, but intact and readable. No marks. ; Laid in: list of synonyms and slurs for Unitarian and Unitarianism. View more info

Testimony of an Escaped Novice, the : From the Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Emmettsburg, Maryland (1e, 1st Edition, 1855)

By: Bunkley, Josephine M.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18219

Condition: Good+


338 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, pale yellow endpapers, 338 pages, + 10-pg publisher catalog in rear, footnotes, b/w frontispiece engraving of St. Joseph's Institution, 3 line diagrams showing floorplans of ground floor, second floor and third floor of entire complex. ; 1st edition. Same date. Super-title on title page: Miss Bunkley's Book. Complete subtitle: 'From the Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Emmettsburg [Emmitsburg], Marylan... View more info

Prayers from Father Andrew

By: Burne, Kathleen E.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: A. R. Mowbray & Company: 1966

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 20554

ISBN: 0264652908

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


63 pages; 32mo (4.75") 12 cm; Small hardcover (3.25 x 4.75 inches) (9 x 12 cm) steel-blue cloth, gold lettering, all edges blue, 63 pages, about 60 short prayers, some in poetic form. ; Copyright 1950, 1962. This is 7th printing, 1966.; Book shows no visible wear. Only defect: former owner, Episcopal minister, stamped his name and penned date 8-10-71 on front endpaper. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info

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Fence of Trust, A

By: Butts, Mary F. ; Illustrated by J. J. Saut

Price: $14.00

Publisher: United Society of Christian Endeavor: 1898

Seller ID: 18414

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


45 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small hardcover, pale gray cloth decorated in green and red, 45 + 4 pages, frontispiece b/w portrait of a young woman. ; A nice collection of short, inspirational poems. ; Exterior shows little wear, a few very pale spots. Three gift notes in pencil on front endpaper, dated 1907, 1916, and unknown. Several pages have faint pencil marks, apparently for purposes of elocution or dramatic reading. Rear endpaper has three old clippings affixe... View more info

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Heart Echoes : A Choice Collection of Songs (Spiritualist Church)

By: Cadwallader, Mary E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Progressive Thinker Publishing House: 1922

Seller ID: 20773

Condition: Very Good-


32 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan softcover, 32 pages, 30 spiritual songs and hymns with music arranged for four voices. ; Copyright 1911. This printing 1922. ; Compiled by Mary E. Cadwallader, active member of the National Spiritualist Association, these hymns make frequent mention of God, angels, freedom, sunshine, joy, temperance, and the Lyceum, a popular educational organization of 19th and early 20th century. ; Covers show light wear, a touch of foxing. Faint creas... View more info

Hold on to Your Heritage

By: Calderwood, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: California Christian Citizens Association: 1962

Seller ID: 18817

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 24mo (5") 13 cm; Small green softcover booklet, 24 glossy pages. ; Written by president, California Christian Citizens Association (one of many organizations formed during Cold War to battle secularism in American public schools) who says, 'Communism is in the forefront of the battle against God. Public schools are abandoning Christian observances. Communist ideas and sex filth are getting into our public schools, while prayer to the One only living and tru... View more info

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Unitarian Universalism and the Quest for Racial Justice : Empowerment 1967-1982, Black Empowerment Controversy 1967-1970

By: Carpenter, Victor H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20802

ISBN: 1558963189

Condition: Fine


277 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; White softcover, [viii] + 200 + [ii] + 67 pages, 277 total pages, index and extensive endnotes for part 1. ; Blow-by-blow history of high-minded but semi-racist and ultimately futile attempts by whites at top of organized Unitarianism to support independent African American causes during civil rights movement. ; Copyright 1993. This is 2nd printing, 2001. Includes two difficult-to-find publications: 1. Empowerment: One Denomination's Quest ... View more info

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Trail of Blood, the : Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day

By: Carroll, J. M. , with Ross L. Range

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Ashland Avenue Baptist Church of Lexington: 1979

Edition: 47th Edition

Seller ID: 18280

Condition: Near Fine


52 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small red softcover booklet, 52 pages, bibliography, b/w portrait of author. ; Complete yet concise history of Christianity and origins of many different denomminations, written by Southern Baptist. ; Originally published in 1931. This is 47th edition, 1979. Edited by Ross L. Range. Introduction by Clarence Walker. Complete subtitle: 'Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of C... View more info

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Trail of Blood, the : Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day

By: Carroll, J. M., with Clarence Walker

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ashland Avenue Baptist Church: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20125

Condition: Very Good+


55 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small red softcover booklet, 55 pages, bibliography, b/w portrait of author, wonderful fold-out historical chart in rear, printed in black and red, as issued. ; 1st edition, 1931. Introduction by Clarence Walker. ; Complete yet concise history of Christianity and the origins of the many different denominations, written by a Southern Baptist. ; Covers a bit faded. Front and rear inner pages yellowed around edges. Otherwise no defects, no ... View more info

New Catholic Edition of the Holy Bible, Black Leather, 1953 : The Old Testament, Confraternity Douay Version, and the New Testament Confraternity Edition

By: Catholic Book Publishing Company

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Catholic Book Publishing Company: 1953

Seller ID: 14200

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


1509 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Full black textured leather over flexible boards, gilt lettering, title on front is Holy Bible with red initial H, round corners, all edges red gilt, blue page-marker ribbon, numerous color illustrations, main text in 2 columns, footnotes and chain references, historical and chronological index, brief concordance, 1118 + 383 pages + 8 pages of color maps. Not large print, but print is of a good size and easy to read. ; Imprimatur Franco... View more info

Miracle Book, the : How You Can Live in a Rhythm of Miracles Using 5 Simple Steps

By: Cerullo, Morris (Rev)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Morris Cerullo World Evangelism: 1992

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 19829

Condition: Near Fine


169 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Red softcover, [xvi] + 169 + 6 pages, 12 b/w photos. ; Copyright 1984. This is 3rd printing, 1992. ; Chapter headings include: I believe in a God of miracles. See God as he is. See your problems as miracle opportunities. Plant a miracle seed. The day God rained manna from heaven. We haven't seen anything yet. More. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or major defects. Quite scarce. ; Items laid in: 1) small glossy flyer for Heaven, a s... View more info

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Gospel Meetings ! : A Series of Evangelistic Meetings, Redford, Michigan, 1944

By: Charlton, Sam

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sam Charlton: 1944

Seller ID: 14020

Condition: Very Good


Postcard; Not a book. This is an original advertising card or postcard for 'A Series of Evangelistic Meetings' held in Redford, Michigan, by Sam Charlton, from January 12 to January 30, 1944. Card Size: 4.75 x 3.25 inches (12 x 8 cm) ; There is no denomination mentioned but using google I found this preacher was associated with Christian Conventions, a church with many different names (including Two by Twos, Faith Missioners, The Nameless Sect, and others) founded about ... View more info

Imagine There's No Heaven : Voices of Secular Humanism

By: Cherry, Matt, with Tom Flynn and Timothy Madigan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Council for Secular Humanism: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14774

Condition: Near Fine


103 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale blue pictorial covers, 11 articles by various experts. ; Compiled by editors of Free Inquiry Magazine. Authors include: scientist Richard Dawkins, feminist Camille Paglia, neurophilosopher Patricia Smith Churchland, actor (and president of the World Federalist IMovement) Peter Ustinov, journalist (and famed critic of everything religious) Christopher Hitchens, more. ; Book shows a touch of shelfwear. No other defects. View more info

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Ladies ' Repository, The, Volume 16, January to December 1856 : A Monthly Periodical (Methodist)

By: Clark, D. W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: L. Swormstedt & A. Poe: 1856

Seller ID: 17207

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


764 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall thick hardcover. Leather-bound volume of 12 issues of the (Methodist) Ladies Repository, with brown marbled boards and endpapers, five compartments on spine, gilt spine lettering, about 64 pages plus 2 lovely full-page b/w engravings per issue. Includes complete index. ; Contains articles on current events, historical events, science, travel, Bible stories, Spiritualism, original fiction and poetry, Methodist news, more. ; Published... View more info

Echoes of Detroit's Jewish Communities : A History

By: Cohen, Irwin J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boreal Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20621

ISBN: 0967757010

Condition: Very Good+


346 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, gray pictorial covers, [iv] + 346 pages, index, main text in 2 columns, 400 b/w photos with captions. ; Co-published by Boreal Press and City Vision Publishing. Comprehensive history of Jews in Detroit from 1760 to present, with special emphasis on Jewish neighborhoods, synagogues, charitable institutions and successful businesses. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. Binding tight and square. View more info

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Englishman's Greek New Testament, the : Greek Text of Stephens, with Interlinear Literal Translation, and Authorized (King James) Version of 1611

By: Committee

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Samuel Bagster & Sons: 1896

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 20528

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


670 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Hardcover, black leather spine and tips, black boards, [xvi] + 670 pages, all edges marbled, gilt title on spine, black endpapers. Each page has 2 columns: main column interlinear Greek and literal word-for-word English, outer column King James Version in English, plus commentary and variations in footnotes. ; 3rd edition, 1896, stated. Complete title: 'The Englishman's Greek New Testament, Giving the Greek Text of Stephens, 1550, with ... View more info

Liberal Context, the : Lot of 9 Issues, 1-17, 1961-1966, with Gaps

By: Cudhea, David W., with Anne Chiarenza, Gobin Stair, Orloff Miller

Price: $60.00

Publisher: American Unitarian Association: 1961

Seller ID: 20541

Condition: Very Good+


4to (10") 27 cm; Softcover. Lot of nine issues, numbers 1-17, with gaps. 24 to 40 pgs per issue. Edited by David W. Cudhea 1961-64, by Anne T. Chiarenza 1964-66. Includes: Articles by Sidney Hook, Marie Bardos, Ron Szoke, Barbara Massar, August Meier, Khoren Arisian, Arabelle Wagner Bergfeld, more. Art by Joyce Reopel, Richard Kellaway, Michael Mazur, Sam Edgerton, Jack Kramer, more. ; Photos by David Heath, Michael Peirce, C. Michalik, more (some nudes). Poetry by D... View more info

Ingersoll, Beecher, and Dogma : Or, a Few Simple Truths and Their Logical Deductions, in Which the Positions of Mr. S Ingersoll and Mir. Beecher Are Considered in Two Lectures Entitled Mephisto-Minotaurus and the Absolute Necessities

By: Dement, R. S. (Richmond Sheffield)

Price: $29.00

Publisher: S. C. Griggs & Company: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17515

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


155 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small hardcover, original reddish-brown cloth, black decor, gilt lettering, dark brown endpapers, 155 + 4 pages. ; Author describes the thoughts of Robert Ingersoll, famed agnostic lecturer, as infidel philosophy and compares them to a kaleidoscope of pretty little bits and pieces, and declares that the thoughts of Henry Ward Beecher, famed Congregationalist pastor, are like a pillar of fire by night. ; Complete title and subtitle: 'Ing... View more info

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Almost Church, the : Redefining Unitarian Universalism for a New Era

By: Durall, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Jenkin Lloyd Jones Press: 2004

Seller ID: 20799

ISBN: 097553890X

Condition: Near Fine


88 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Gray softcover, [xiv] + 88 pages, endnotes. ; Topics include: UUism in need of greater purpose. Does your congregation have a soul? Criteria for successful churches. How to raise expectations of membership. Traits of effective leadership. More. ; Foreword by Rev. Marlin Lavanhar. Published by Jenkin Lloyd Jones Press under auspices All Souls Unitarian Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma, one of the largest UU congregations in the world. ; No defects. Ap... View more info

Frederick May Eliot : An Anthology

By: Eliot, Frederick May, and Alfred P. Stiernotte

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1959

Seller ID: 15863

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


300 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Gray cloth, gold lettering, [xxxi] + 300 pages, bibliography, endnotes, frontispiece b/w portrait photo of Eliot on glossy plate, about 60 ecerpts from sermons, speeches, and articles, plus two hymn texts and a sonnet. ; Anthology of writings by the Rev. Frederick May Eliot *** (1889-1958) well-known preacher, author, poet, army chaplain, and President of the American Unitarian Assiciation for 21 years, 1937-1958. Edited and introduction ... View more info