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It's Your Own Choice in UU : A Guide to Unitarian Universalist Principles (Lot of 5)

By: Bete, Joe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association: 1974

Seller ID: 14973

Condition: Very Good+


16 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Orange softcover booklet, 16 pages, illustratred throughout with b/w and monochrome line drawings. ; Written and published by UUA, designed by Channing Bete Company, states: 'A Scriptographic Booklet by Channing L. Bete Company, Greenfield, Massachusetts.' ; Church name faintly stamped on front cover. Otherwise only minor wear. ; Please note: this is a lot of 5 units of this title. View more info

From Good Luck to Gloucester : 1770-1920, the Book of the Pilgrimage

By: Bisbee, Frederick A.

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Murray Press: 1920

Seller ID: 20072

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


376 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, [viii] + 376 pages, index, appendix, 71 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates including frontispiece portrait of John Murray. Additional chapters by Lewis B. Fisher, Chujiro Kawabata, Lee S. McCollester, William H. McGlauflin, Arthur Nash, Cordelia A. Quinby, many more. ; Complete subtitle: '1770-1920, the book of the pilgrimage, being the record of the celebration by means of a Great Pageant of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the landing of John Murray, his reception by Thomas Potter, and the preaching of the first ... View more info

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Classics of Free Thought

By: Blanshard, Paul

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Prometheus Books: 1977

Seller ID: 21186

ISBN: 0879754214

Condition: Very Good+


190 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Pale blue softcover, [xvi] + 190 pages, 9 small b/w portraits on front, 56 chapters by 37 brilliant authors. ; A superb accumulation of writings by great freethinkers of the ages, including Thomas Paine, Eleanor Roosevelt, Clarence Darrow, Charles Darwin, Emanuel Haldeman-Julius, Voltaire, Thomas Huxley, Robert Ingersoll, Thomas Jefferson, Luther Burbank, John F. Kennedy, Hugo Black, more. ; Minor shelfwear. One page in table of contents spotted in margin, not affecting text. No other defects. ; Skeptic's Bookshelf Series View more info

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Indianapolis Area of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the : First Quadrennium

By: Bogue, Jesse

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Herald Publishing Company: 1924

Seller ID: 21122

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


126 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover with brown buckram embossed covers, dark brown endpapers, 126 glossy pages, 370 b/w photos with captions. ; Tons of lists, data, names, info on parishes, preachers, publications, membership, councils, men's and women's organizations, district staff, etc, of Methodist churches of Indiana and large part of Kentucky, from earliest days to 1924. Interracial. Additional contributions by Clarence E. Flynn, Alfred E. Craig, W. L. Ewing, J. B. Redmond, W. H. Riley, C. B. Croxall, Hattie L. Asbury, more. ; Light to moderate edgewear, mainly at crown. Three l... View more info

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Duty

By: Brooks, Phillips

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Hayes Lithographing Company: 1910

Seller ID: 18420

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


12 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tall narrow hardcover, white cloth, 12 unnumbered pages, gilt decor, 7 beautiful full-color chromolithographs. ; Lovely old gift book containing popular inspirational quotes by the Rev. Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) one of the most well-known Episcopal clergy of his era. ; Cloth lightly soiled, with pale areas of discoloration visible. Small chip to crown. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Best Wishes Series View more info

Hijacking of the Christian Church, the : By the Religious Right ; This Will Preach (Book and CD Set)

By: Brother Anonymous, with Pat Robertson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Purgatory Station: 1996

Seller ID: 18805

Condition: Very Good+


60 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Purple softcover booklet, 60 pages, bibliography. Book includes audio CD in rear pocket, as issued, containing recordings of Pat Robertson and other Christian Coalition leaders revealing their stealth plan to take complete political power in US. ; Written by pastor who went undercover inside Christian Coalition to reveal their lies, hypocrisy, corruption, and un-American and illegal political agenda. Much on 1996 presidential election and secret backing of Bob Dole. ; Exterior shows light wear. Rear cover imprinted with mailing address, as issued, and one commen... View more info

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], Maryland, the Mother-House of the Sisters of Charity in the United States.' ; Author tells harrowing true story of her ten months as... 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 affixed with nine additional inspirational poems. Laid in: old pale blue ribbon, presumably a bookmark. Binding tight. ; Temple Ser... 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 crease to upper tip. Front and rear page tanned from touching covers, but not brittle. Everything readable. Interior clean, bindin... View more info

Hold on to Your Heritage

By: Calderwood, David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: California Christian Citizens Association: 1962

Seller ID: 18817

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 24mo (5") 13 cm; 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 true God is forbidden.' ; Almost no visible wear. Quite scarce. 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 for Racial Justice, 1967-1982, the 1983 Study of the UUA Commission on Appraisal, and, 2. The Black Empowerment Controversy a... 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 Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day.' ; Originally written as a series of lectures and accompanied by fold-out historica... 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 marks, no wear. Scarce with chart. 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 Francos Cardinal Spellman, 1953. Complete subtitle: 'The Old Testament, Confraternity Douay Version, with the New Confraternity of ... View more info

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

By: Cerullo, Morris (Rev)

Price: $25.00

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 sermon on audiocassette. 2) two pink business-reply envelopes from author-publisher. View more info

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Unitarian Christianity, Or, the Baltimore Sermon : A Discourse on Some of the Distinguishing Opinions of Unitarians, Delivered at Baltimore, May 5, 1819

By: Channing, William Ellery, with Earl Morse Wilbur

Price: $12.00

Publisher: American Unitarian Association: 1947

Edition: Eighteenth Printing

Seller ID: 21083

ISBN: 1293809152

Condition: Very Good+


82 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Softcover, selfwraps, 82 pages, extensive intro with historical background, synopsis, outline of topics; sidenotes throughout main text. ; Originally written 1819. This edition, with new introduction by Unitarian historian Earl Morse Wilbur, copyright 1908. This is 18th printing, 1947. ; This famous sermon, Unitarian Christianity, aka The Baltimore Sermon, was the most important statement of Unitarianism in its era and spurred many New England congregations to transition from Congregationalism into Unitarianism. ; Pages a bit yellowed from age. No other defects... 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 1904.; Edges are faded to tan, light creases to two corners. Card is clean, front and back. 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