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

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 in Cincinnati by L. Swormstedt and A. Poe, publishers to Methodist Episcopal Church. Co-published in New York by T. Carlton ... View more info

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Ten Great Religions : An Essay in Comparative Theology

By: Clarke, James Freeman

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin & Company: 1892

Edition: Thirteenth Edition

Seller ID: 21166

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


528 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt title on spine, [xiv] + 528 pages, dark gray-green endpapers, top edge gilt, 2 indexes, footnotes. ; Copyright 1871. This is 13th edition (13th printing) 1892. Topics include: Confucius. Brahmanism. Buddhism. Zoroaster. Gods of Egypt, Greece, Rome. Teutonic. Jewish. Islam. Christianity. ; The Rev. James Freeman Clarke (1810-1888) was a pioneering theologian, professor of religion, founding pastor of Church of the Disciples, Unitarian, Boston; this book was landmark in new field of comparative religion. ; Old antique b/w book labe... View more info

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Bold Experiment, a : The Charles Street Universalist Meeting House

By: Cleary, Maryell

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Meadville Lombard Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20933

ISBN: 0970247931

Condition: Near Fine


186 pages; 8vo (9") 23cm; Pink softcover, [viii] + 186 pages, selected chapter endnotes, 2 b/w photos, 15 chapters by 16 experts including Clinton Lee Scott, David Bumbaugh, Charles A. Howe, Kenneth L. Patton, Alan Seaburg, Ernest Cassara. ; Copyright 2002. 1st edition stated. Code on rear page indicates 2010 printing. ; Amazing history of radical Universalist congregation founded in Boston in 1949, and of its innovative humanistic preachers, the Revs. Clinton Lee Scott and Kenneth L. Patton. ; No marks, no defects. View more info

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymn Book : Leather Bound 1927 Edition

By: Concordia

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Concordia Publishing House: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21051

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


566 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover, black leather binding, gold title on spine, 566 pages, rounded corners, all edges red gilt, 4 indexes, over 100 psalms and prayers, 112 versicles, 594 hymn texts, no tunes. ; Owner name and 1938 stamped in small gilt letters on lower front. Otherwise book shows only a touch of wear. ; Small Lutheran leaflet laid in. ; With this book you will also get its original drop-lid box, purple and orange, with original tag ('Ev. Luth. Hymn Book, Concordia Publishing House, WFG') worn and faded but intact. 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: $54.00

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 David Cornel Dejong, others. Also short stories, letters to editor, reports from 1965 Selma March, etc. ; Lot includes: Issue ... View more info

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Memoirs of Rev. Patrick Jerome Cullinane : Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Yale, Michigan, 1898-1914

By: Cullinane, Patrick Jerome, with Sandra Mandarino

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Sacred Heart Catholic Church: 1998

Seller ID: 21120

Condition: Good+


196 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall dark-red softcover, 196 pages, main text in 2 columns, 24 b/w photos with captions. ; Edited by Sandra Mandarino. Cover art by Emory Spinelli. Foreword by Rev. Lawrence E. Dunn. Published for centennial, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Yale, St. Clair County, Michigan, 1998. ; Book shows light to moderate edgewear, light creases to covers. Main defect: scar affecting part of title on front cover (see image). Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. View more info

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Excluded : The Story of the Federal Council of Churches and the Universalists

By: Cummins, Robert

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association: 1966

Seller ID: 20958

Condition: Near Fine


40 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan softcover booklet, [viii] + 32 pages, endnotes. ; Concise history of Universalist Church of America being officially barred from membership in Federal Council of Churches in 1944, again in 1946. Written by the Rev. Robert Cummins, President of Universalist Church of America 1938-1953 and chair of its Special Committee to Conduct Negotiations with Federal Council of Churches. ; Small spot on front cover. Otherwise only minor wear. Scarce. ; Item laid in: typed letter on letterhead of International Christian Youth Exchange dated 1965 replying to applicant for th... View more info

Protestant Church Music in America : Unitarian Layman's League

By: Davison, Archibald T.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: American Unitarian Association: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21218

Condition: Very Good-


51 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small tan softcover, 51 pages, no music. Includes appendix listing 40 anthems for mixed voices and 40 hymn tunes (selected from the New Hymn and Tune Book, Unitarian) illustrative of the type advocated by the author. ; This essay published 1920. Author later (1933) expanded it into a book. ; Archibald T. Davison was professor of music at Harvard for 41 years and in credited with creating a renewed interest in the US in early church music. In this essay he asks and answers three questions: What is wrong with church music today? What emotions should church music ar... 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: $26.00

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: 'Ingersoll, Beecher, and Dogma : Or, a Few Simple Truths and Their Logical Deductions, in Which the Positions of Mr. Ingersoll an... View more info

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Addresses by Professor Henry Drummond : With a Brief Sketch of the Author

By: Drummond, Henry, with W. J. Dawson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company: 1891

Seller ID: 21159

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


138 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, silver lettering, [iv] + 138 + 4 pages, dark gray-green endpapers, glossy frontispiece b/w photo of author with tissue guard, five evangelical Christian sermons and essays. ; The Rev. Henry Drummond was a Scottish evangelist and botanist who supported the theory of theistic evolution. ; Topics include: Love, the greatest thing in the world. Perfect life, the greatest need of the world. Dealing with doubt. Preparation for learning. Heaven, the bible, and the church. Plus a biography of Drummond by Rev. W. J. Dawson. ; Very light wear... View more info

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Magnificent Enterprise, the : A New Cosmic Revelation Disclosing the Secret of Obtaining Inner Wisdom

By: Drury, P. F.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Kimball Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19020

Condition: Near Fine


26 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small softcover booklet, blue leatherette covers, [vi] + 26 pages. ; 1st edition, 1953, stated. Complete subtitle: 'A New Cosmic Revelation Disclosing the Secret of Obtaining Inner Wisdom, Or, How to Tap the Secrets of the Universe Automatically.' ; Author explains how to awaken your inner light and use it as a positive influence in the world. ; Exterior shows only a touch of wear. Quite scarce. ; Laid in: card listing seven Laws of Scientific Religion or Pure Metaphysics, published by author, 1943. 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. Appears unnused. 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 by Alfred P. Stiernotte, with a memorial address by the Rev. Wallace W. Robbins. ; Church library stamped on top, bottom, and... View more info

Beginnings of Earth and Sky : Stories Old and New

By: Fahs, Sophia Lyon, with Ernest W. Kuebler; Illustrated by Marjorie Cole

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1947

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 20170

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


155 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, b/w illustrated paste-down on front, 155 pages, over 10 creation stories from various ancient sources plus one fron modern science, with brief introduction for each story and simple study questions following each, for use in Unitarian Universalist religious education classes. ; Copyright 1937. This is 5th printing, 1947. ; Written by Sophia Lyon Fahs. Drawings by Marjorie Cole. Edited by Ernest W. Kuebler. ; Cloth lightly worn at extremities. No other defects. ; Beacon Books in Religious Education Series View more info

Grateful Praise : A Collection of New Songs for the Sunday School, 1884

By: Fillmore, J. H. (James Henry)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Fillmore Brothers Publishers: 1884

Seller ID: 14136

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


160 pages; Oblong 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Oblong format, black cloth over spine, brown boards with black lettering and decor, index, 157 hymns and anthems by various composers, including quite a few by James H. Fillmore, Fred. A. Fillmore and Charles M. Fillmore. Includes music in standard notation, most arranged for four parts, some arranged for soloist. ; No denomination specified. ; This is a real book from 1884, not a cheap print-on-demand reproduction. ; Boards quite rubbed and worn but not creased. Light foxing and a few thumb smudges here and there. Five leaves creased at upper tip. All ... View more info

Reformation, The, 2e : (History of the Reformation, 2nd Edition, 1900)

By: Fisher, George P.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1900

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6043

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


620 pages; 8vo (8") 21cm; Hardcover, dark gray cloth over beveled boards, gilt spine title, dark gray endpapers, [xxxiv] + 620 pages, footnotes, chronology, bibliography, detailed index. ; Copyright 1873. This is 2nd edition, 1900. ; George Park Fisher was Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Yale for forty years. ; Light foxing to front five leaves, cloth worn at ends of spine, gilt dull but quite readable. Two pages have minor pencil marks otherwise interior clean. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. View more info

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Harvest of Sixty Years, a : (Signed)

By: Fiske, Wallace Grant

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Wallace G. Fiske: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20943

Condition: Near Fine


303 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Green softcover, [viii] + 303 pages, about 600 short quotes with attributions. Title page SIGNED by author. ; Collected by the Rev. Wallace Grant Fiske, minister of the Universalist (now Unitarian Universalist) Church of Hartford, Connecticut, 1947-1973. Includes his own deep musings plus thoughtful commentary, prophetic poems, pithy aphorisms, inspirational quotations, etc, by others, including many U/Us. ; A touch of edgewear only. View more info

Works of Charles Follen, Volume 2 : 33 Unitarian Sermons

By: Follen, Charles, with Eliza Lee Cabot Follen

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Hilliard, Gray & Company: 1841

Seller ID: 21219

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


390 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, [viii] + 390 pages, 33 sermons and one sermon fragment, each based on a Biblical text. ; This is Volume 2 ONLY of a 5-vol set. ; Rev. Charles Follen (1796-1840) was a poet, antislavery activist, professor of German at Harvard, and is perhaps best remembered for introducing Christmas tree to US. His wife, Eliza Lee Cabot Follen (1787-1860) who edited this volume, was also antislavery activist; she wrote numerous books of stories, songs, poetry, children's verse, etc, including 'Three Little Kittens Who Lost Their Mittens.' ; This is an... View more info

Brief History of the Work of Universalist Women : 1869 to 1955

By: Folsom, Ida M, and Ellen Spencer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation: 1991

Seller ID: 20624

Condition: Near Fine


46 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Blue softcover booklet, [ii] + 46 pages, a few footnotes. ; Originally written by the Rev. Ida M. Folsom, longtime national executive director, Association of Universalist Women, and published 1945, revised 1955, with an introduction by Laura S. Hersey, national president of same. This edition condensed and edited by Ellen Spencer, 1993. ; Front cover show three very tiny spots. No other defects. View more info

Hymns of the Spirit, for Use in the Churches of the Free Spirit : Including, Services of Religion for Use in the Churches of the Free Spirit (Universalist Unitarian Hymnal, 1937)

By: Foote, Henry Wilder, with L. Griswold Williams, et al.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Beacon Press;: 1937

Seller ID: 6434

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


581 pages; 8vo; Hardcover hymnal. Red cloth, gilt lettering, 166 + 581 pages, indexes, 578 hymns with words and music, 78 responsive readings, numerous prayers and benedictions, 2 communion services, 16 orders of service including Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, International Day of Peace. ; Fair to Good condition. No missing pages. Vintage presentation label on front endpaper. Gilt lettering quite dull and unreadable except in the right light. Sold as is. View more info