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Literary Critical Approaches to the Bible : An Annotated Bibliography

By: Minor, Mark

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Locust Hill Press: 1992

Seller ID: 20895

ISBN: 0933951485

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


520 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, [xxxii] + 520 pages, author index, 2254 publications listed, with author, title, publisher, date, and detailed description of the item's topics, themes, and analytical conclusions. Arranged by sections and books of the Bible. ; No jacket, as issued. No marks or defects. Appears unread. View more info

Crannied Wall, the : Women, Religion, and the Arts in Early Modern Europe

By: Monson, Craig A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20935

ISBN: 0472102710

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


242 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark gray cloth, [x] + 242 pages, index, several songs with tunes, 10 chapters by various experts, chapter endnotes, several lists and tables, about 30 b/w illustrations. ; History of 16th- and 17th-century European women in convents and religious communities with especial emphasis on music, art and culture. ; Book shows no wear but 24 pages have ballpoint underlining. Jacket shows minor edgewear, one small closed tear. ; Stud... View more info

Bible and Missions, The

By: Montgomery, Helen Barrett

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Central Committee on the United Study of Foreign Missions: 1920

Seller ID: 17429

Condition: Very Good+


240 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Small softcover, tan covers, 240 pages, index, footnotes, side headers, 16 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates, with captions. ; Foreword by Mrs. Henry W. Peabody and committee. ; A complete, concise history of the transmission of the Bible from the early days of Christianity to the entire world. Author was a tireless fundraiser for foreign missions and in 1921 became president of the Women's American Baptist Foreign Missionar... View more info

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Concise Greek English Dictionary of the New Testament, A

By: Newman, Barclay M. Jr.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: United Bible Societies: 1971

Seller ID: 20736

ISBN: 3438060086

Condition: Very Good


203 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Dark red immitation leather over flexible boards, [iv] + 203 pages, main text in 2 columns, over 7000 Greek words defined as used in New Testament. ; Greek text is in Greek letters. No pronunciation guide. ; Owner name penned on front endpaper. Upper edge of rear cover has two small closed tears. A few spots to fore-edge. No other defects. View more info

Lead, Kindly Light

By: Newman, John Henry

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon: 1906

Seller ID: 15295

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


16 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small format, hardcover, white and pale yellow boards, color illustration and gilt lettering on front, 16 stiff pages, gilt lettering and decor throughout. ; Beautiful gift book with three verses of the popular hymn, Lead, Kindly Light, by John Henry Newman (1801-1890) illustrated with six lovely chromolithographs of angels, Jesus, and young woman playing the organ. ; Exterior shows light edgewear only. Very neat gift note on front free end... View more info

Pravda o Religii v Rossii : The Truth about Religion in Russia

By: Nikola Yarushevich, with Gregory Petrovich Georgievsky and Alexander Pavlovich Smirnov

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Moskovskaya Patriarkhaya: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16081

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


456 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; RUSSIAN language throughout in Cyrillic alphabet. Dark blue-green cloth, gold lettering, beveled boards, 456 pages, main text in black with red decor and red initials, numerous b/w photogravure portraits of Russian Orthodox officials on glossy tipped-in plates with tissue guards, dozens of b/w photos and facsimiles including churches and cathedrals, several reproductions of telegrams, some in English or French. ; Appears to be official p... View more info

Image for Pilgrimage of a Pilgrim, The, for Forty Years :  As he Journeyed To, and Through, and From, the Partialist Church, Into and through Sixteen Years Experience in the Universalist Ministry, and Not Done Yet

Pilgrimage of a Pilgrim, The, for Forty Years : As he Journeyed To, and Through, and From, the Partialist Church, Into and through Sixteen Years Experience in the Universalist Ministry, and Not Done Yet

By: Norwood, Abraham

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Abraham Norwood: 1849

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 20345

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


324 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, dark olive-green cloth, gilt spine lettering, 324 pages, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout, several original poems. ; Copyright 1848. This is 3rd edition (3rd printing) 1849. ; Fascinating memoirs of early American Univeraslist preacher who was rasied Congregationalist (Partialist), preached that doctrine even while he did not believe it, but after long struggle with conscience and with leaders of that denomination fin... View more info

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Library of Catholic Devotion, Complete in 9 Volumes : Life of Christ, Prayer Book, Missal, Christ and the Church, Bible Story (2 Vols) Lives of the Saints (3 Vols)

By: O'Connell, John P. with Jex Martin, et al.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Catholic Press: 1962

Seller ID: 20389

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


2898 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Set of 9 hardcover volumes. Beautiful gold buckram cloth, gilt decor, about 2898 total pages, gilt spine titles, rounded corners, color illustrated endpapers, all edges gilt, color photos and indexes in some vols, page-marker ribbon each vol, except vol-3 has two ribbons. ; Set contains: 1) Life of Christ, by John P. O'Connell and Jex Martin, 1954, 304 pages. 2) Prayer Book, by O'Connell and Martin, 1959, 327 pgs. 3) Missal, Containing... View more info

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How to Convince Yourself

By: O'Dare, Patricia, with Paul Martin Brunet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scrivener & Company: 1953

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19022

Condition: Good+


24 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Dark blue softcover booklet, 24 pages. ; Copyright 1951. This is 2nd edition, 1953. Introduction by the Rev. Paul Martin Brunet, metaphysical healer. ; Author gives tips and mantras for meditation, self affirmation, and self improvement using the power of the mind. ; Light edgewear. Title page stamped First Church of Understanding, Dearborn, Michigan. Pg 3 has small closed tear and crease, not affecting text. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

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O. Eugene Pickett : Borne on a Wintry Day, Fourth President of the Unitarian Universalist Association

By: Owen-Towle, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Skinner House Books: 1996

Seller ID: 20760

ISBN: 1558963448

Condition: Very Good+


222 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Green softcover, [xviii] + 222 pages, 6 b/w photos with captions. ; Foreword by Kathleen Montgomery. Biography of the fourth president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, well-known activist for international interfaith cooperation. Authored by longtime denominational leader. ; No marks or major defects but spine lightly creased and very slightly rolled. View more info

Recorded Sayings of Layman P'ang, the : A Ninth-Century Zen Classic

By: P'Ang Yun, with Sasaki, Iriya, Fraser

Price: $13.00

Publisher: John Weatherhill: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17083

ISBN: 0834800578

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


109 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, red-brown cloth over spine, tan decorated boards, monochrome illustrated endpapers, 109 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, endnotes, 4 b/w and 2 full-color illustrations on glossy plates. ; Sayings, brief poems, koans, etc, spoken by P'ang Yün, translated from the Chinese by Ruth Fuller Sasaki, Yoshitaka Iriya, and Dana R. Fraser. Copyright 1971. This is 2nd printing, 1971.; Owner name penned on front endpaper in old ink. ... View more info

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: $110.00

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

Way for This Journey, The

By: Patton, Kenneth L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Meeting House Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20946

Condition: Near Fine


120 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale orange softcover, [x] + 120 pages, about 300 short readings. ; Philosophical and inspirational readings, suitable for liberal religious worship services, from Taoist, Confucianist, Buddhist and existentialist writers, including Lao Tzu, Chuang Tzu, Tsze Sze, Hui Neng, Huang Po, Mencius, Confucius, Buddha, Friedrich Nietzsche, and others, compiled by famous UU liturgist Kenneth Patton. ; No marks, no defects. Crisp and clean. 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