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Epic of Unitarianism, the : Original Writings from the History of Liberal Religion

By: Parke, David B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20758

ISBN: 1558962468

Condition: Good+


164 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tan and white softcover, [xii] + 164 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, 45 excerpts with sources and historical info. ; Copyright 1957. This is 2nd printing, October, 1963. ; Superb collection of source material from Michael Servetus, Sebastian Castellio, King John Sigismund, Faustus Socinus, John Locke, Joseph Priestley, Thomas Jefferson, William Ellery Channing, and other important Unitarians, as well as Universalists John Murray, Hos... View more info

Additional Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Complete in 2 Volumes : (Unitarian Speeches on Anti-Slavery and Abolition)

By: Parker, Theodore

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20191

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


902 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Set of 2 vols, brown cloth, gilt spine titles, blindstamped boards, [xiv] + 435 + [iv] + 449 pages, 902 total pages, appendix, 6 speeches and 7 sermons on anti-slavery topics. ; 1st edition, copyright 1855, published in Boston by Little Brown & Co. No other prints listed. ; The Rev. Theodore Parker (1810-1860) would seem tame by today's standards but in his day was the most radical of the very radical Unitarian preachers. A social reformer,... View more info

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Services and Songs for the Celebration of Life

By: Patton, Kenneth L.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20087

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


209 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gray boards, [xii] + 209 pages, 54 original sermons, 96 original songs and hymns, no music but tunes indicated. ; The Rev. Kenneth Leo Patton (1911-1994) was one of the most radical and innovative ministers of the 20th century. As pastor of the Charles Street Meeting House (Universalist) in Boston he invented new forms of worship and liturgy including the now ubiquitous chalice lighting. As Universalist co-chair of ... View more info

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Strange Harvest : Collected Lyrics and Sonnets, 1935-1975

By: Patton, Kenneth L. (Rev)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Meeting House Press: 1976

Seller ID: 20386

Condition: Near Fine


224 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale pink softcover, [x] + 224 pages. Each stanza or section is numbered, yielding a total of 514 stanzas. ; Original poems and light verse on spirituality, mysticism, and liberal religion, by renowned Universalist Unitarian minister Kenneth Patton. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unread. View more info

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All Blessedness : A Book of Psalms

By: Patton, Kenneth L. (Rev)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Meeting House Press: 1975

Seller ID: 20387

Condition: Near Fine


234 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale green softcover, [x] + 234 pages. Seven major chapters or sections, over 600 fourteen-line stanzas (psalms) in total. ; Original psalms on nature, faith, mysticism, and the human experience, by renowned Universalist Unitarian minister Kenneth Patton. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unread. View more info

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This World, My Home

By: Patton, Kenneth L. ; Illustrated by Gobin Stair

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20770

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


96 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue boards, 96 pages, abstract illustrations throughout in black and orange, 21 expressive non-rhyming poems, suitable for short sermons, meditations, homilies, etc. ; The Rev. Kenneth Leo Patton (1911-1994) was ordained both Universalist and Unitarian in the 1940s; a poet, liturgist, and radical activist for civil rights, he led the way toward the now common UU tradition of using non-Christian and humanist materials in worshi... View more info

Women's Foreign Missionary Society, Program, 1905 : Methodist Episcopal Church, Fort Scott, Kansas

By: Peasley, M. E. (Mrs)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Methodist Church: 1905

Seller ID: 14502

Condition: Very Good


4 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; This is a small single-fold four-panel manilla leaflet, about 3.6 x 5.6 inches, listing officers of the organization, plus each individual in charge of each segment of each monthly meeting for the year 1905. Three months focus on studying some aspect of Japanese culture and one month is given over to Korean topics. ; Light rubbing, a faint crease. View more info

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Becoming at Home in the World

By: Phifer, Kenneth W. (Rev) ; Illustrated by Kathleen Crockett Richards

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Castellio Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20851

ISBN: 096349550X

Condition: Very Good+


191 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale blue softcover, [xii] + 191 pages, bibliography, 30 full-page b/w illustrations, many with portraits of exemplars, depicting virtues and values of Unitarian Universalism. ; Written by longtime minister, Unitarian Universalist Church of Ann Arbor, this book explains the basic values shared by liberal religious people. Topics include: Home. Unity. Reason. Freedom. Ethics. Justice. Humanitarianism. Democracy. Search for meaning. More. ; L... View more info

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Saint Joseph Edition of the New American Bible : Large Type, Illustrated, Red Faux Leather

By: Pilarczyk, Daniel E. (Most Rev)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Catholic Book Publishing Company: 1992

Edition: Third Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 16179

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


453 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Red imitation leather, gilt lettering, rounded corners, all edges orange, 47 + 1103 + 8 + 8 + 453 pages, main text in 2 columns, tons of footnotes and chain references, plenty of b/w photos, illustrations and small maps, several family record pages with blanks to record info, prefaces, indexes, concordance, etc. ; Copyright 1970. This is 3rd edition, with revised New Testament and revised psalms, 1991, 4th printing, 1992. Imprimatur Dani... View more info

Protestantism in Michigan : Being a Special History of the Methodist Episcopal Church and Incidentally of Other Denominations . . .

By: Pilcher, Elijah H.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: First United Methodist Church of Farmington, Michigan: 1984

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 12912

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


464 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, purple-red cloth, 464 pages, numerous lists and tables, list of all regular Methodist preachers in Michigan from 1809-1877, list of all Methodist preachers in Detroit, index, 27 b/w illustrations and portraits reproduced from engravings. ; Mainly Methodist but also Presbyterian, Episcopalian, and Congregational history of Michigan. Apart from one quotation from one preacher, nothing on Universalists or Unitarians. ; Limited edi... View more info

Dayspring, the : Unitarian Sunday School Society Magazine, 1879

By: Piper, George F.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Unitarian Sunday School Society: 1879

Seller ID: 20190

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


188 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark purple-brown cloth, beautiful gilt lettering and decor, [iv] + 188 pages, 2 full-page b/w illustrations per issue. This is a bound volume, Old Volume 31, or New Volume 8, Numbers 1-12, January to December, 1879, with index, as issued. ; Edited by the Rev. George Fisk Piper (1836-1932) Original short fiction, poetry, articles, anecdotes, puzzles, etc, for youth and young children who are endowed with the ability to reason. ; ... View more info

Orthodox History of the Unjust Union of the Council of Florence, an : Facsimile Reprint of the History of the Council of Florence

By: Popoff, Basil, and J. M. Neale

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Review of Eastern Orthodoxy: 1962

Seller ID: 13782

Condition: Very Good+


189 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Softcover, pale pink covers, 189 pages, footnotes throughout. ; From the Preface by S. Matthias: 'The present volume relates the last attempt at a union between the two great Churches' that is, the Orthodox Eastern Church (Russian) and the Roman Catholic Church, at the Council of Florence, which began in the year 1431. ; Translated by Basil Popoff. Edited by the Rev. J. M. Neale. ; Originally published by London: Joseph Masters & Co, 1861.... View more info

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Moral Crisis in America

By: Puffer, R. C.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: A & R Publishing Company: 1970

Seller ID: 19620

Condition: Near Fine


77 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Black softcover booklet, 77 pages, 12 chapters on the racial crisis of 1970 and other urgent topics. ; Written by the Rev. Rolland C. Puffer (1898-1989) United Methodist minister, 'for people who are fed up with riots and violence in America.' Additional chapters by Theressa Hoover and Lyndon B. Phifer. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No defects. Scarce. View more info

Liberalism is Still the Answer : (Signed)

By: Pullman, Tracy M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Church of Our Father, Unitarian Universalist, Detroit: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14289

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


68 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Dark red cloth, gold lettering, 68 unnumbered pages, about 60 'sermon digests' each about one page in length. Front endpaper inscribed 'Faithfully' and SIGNED by the Rev. Tracy Pullman in fountain pen. ; Tracy Pullman was a longtime radio preacher in Detroit. This book was written while he was pastor of Church of Our Father, Unitarian Universalist of Detroit. Chapter headings include: What it means to be a liberal today. The G... View more info

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Gyvenimas Ir Atmintis, Kauno Zydai Nuo 1941-1944 : Life and Memory, Kaunas Jews, 1941-1944

By: Pupalaigyte, Regina

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Kauno Zydu Bendruomene: 1994

Seller ID: 18952

ISBN: 0998948667

Condition: Very Good+


52 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; White softcover booklet, 52 glossy pages, 5 b/w photos. Text is in Lithuanian, with same text repeated in English in rear in a clumsy translation. ; Memorial to Jews of the Kaunas (Lithuania) Ghetto. Additional chapters by Judelis Ronderis, Saja Matusevicius, Peisas Freidheiman. Book designed by Violeta Stirbyte. Published by Kauno Zydu Bendruomene (Kaunas Jewish Community) 1994.; Front cover lightly foxed. No other defects. Quite scarce. View more info

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What is Sahaj Marg, Revised Edition : Lectures and Discussion from the Preceptors Seminars, 1988

By: Rajagopalachari, Parthasarathi

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Shri Ram Chandra Mission: 1995

Seller ID: 20788

ISBN: 0945242263

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


239 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Dark green and dark red hardcover, [viii] + 239 pages, 11 chapters, 3 b/w portrait photos. English throughout. ; Isbn 8185177813. Originally published 1988. Title page states Revised Edition. Copyright page states 3rd Edition, 1995. ; Topics include: The master, the mission, and the method. Role of the master. Stages of spiritual progress. Stages of spiritual evolution. Faith. Questions from audience and answers by author, who is Raja Yo... View more info

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Changed Cross, the : And Other Religious Poems, 2nd Edition, New and Enlarged, 1869

By: Randolph, Anson Davies Fitz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Anson D. F. Randolph & Company: 1869

Edition: 2nd Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 15908

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


228 pages; 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Small hardcover (4 x 5.5 inches) (102 x 138 mm) brown cloth, 228 pages, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gilt, dark brown endpapers, 2 indexes, about 120 lovely inspirational poems by various poets, with rhyme and meter. ; Exhortation in gilt on front: 'Not as I will, but as Thou will.' originally published 1865. This is 2nd edition, enlarged, 1869. A beautiful 19th-century gift book. ; Owner name (Mrs. M. C. Leonard, Cleveland, Ohio,... View more info

History of the Reformation in Germany

By: Ranke, Leopold Von, translated by Austin, edited by Johnson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons: 1905

Seller ID: 18905

ISBN: 1363076434

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


792 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering over black title band, [xxiv] + 792 pages, index, bibliography, chronology from 1508 to 1534, copious footnotes throughout. ; Translated by Sarah Austin. Edited by Robert A. Johnson. Co-published in London by George Routledge & Sons, and New York by E. P. Dutton & Co, 1905.; Exterior shows light edgewear. Spine lightly sunned, gilt is quite readable. Pages a bit yellow from age. Bookstore name stamped on... View more info

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Mini Bibbia : Mini Bible (Italian Language, Leather Bound, Illustrated, 1995)

By: Ravasi, Gianfranco

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Edizione Sao Paolo: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11309

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


324 pages; 32mo (4") 10 cm; Text in ITALIAN. Small leather hardcover (2.6 x 4 inches) 67 x 113 mm. Full red leather, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gilt, inner dentelles, rounded corners, tan laid endpapers, scores of color illustrations. Very little text. ; Imprimatur and copyright 1989. This is 2nd edition, 1995. ; Gift quality. Absolutely pristine. Enclosed in original textured onion-paper sheath, in plain unlettered red drop-lid box, as issued. View more info

Short History of Freethought, a : Ancient and Modern

By: Robertson, J. M.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Russell & Russell: 1957

Seller ID: 20163

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


447 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, white lettering on spine, [xvi] + 447 pages, footnotes, extensive index. ; Originally published in 2 vols, 1906. This is a 1-vol edition, 1957. Author John Mackinnon Robertson traces philosophy and quasi-religious movement known as Freethought or Free Thought from ancient times to the early 1900s. ; No major wear but former owner made many small checkmarks in margins and underlined a word here and there, very light... View more info