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Belief in God, an Examination of Some Fundamental Theistic Problems : And, the Intellectual Basis of Faith

By: Savage, Minot Judson, and William Henry Savage

Price: $28.00

Publisher: George H. Ellis: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20144

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


176 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, dark olive green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, dark brown endpapers, 176 pages. ; 1st edition, 1881. Contents: Belief in God (152 pages) by Rev. Minot Judson Savage, and, The Intellectual Basis of Faith (a Phi Beta Kappa address) by Rev. William Henry Savage. The brothers Savage were both progressive Unitaian ministers. Minot was the first preacher to support evolution from the pulpit. William was a professor of mathematics and natural history as well as a Civil War veteran. ; Extremely minor wear. Rear endpaper slightly discolored near heel. Fro... View more info

Christian Messenger, the : Devoted to the Doctrine of Universal Benevolence, the Defense of Liberal Principles Generally in Religion, and Miscellaneous Readings of Chaste and Moral Tendency

By: Sawyer, Thomas Jefferson, and Philo Price

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Philo Price: 1831

Seller ID: 20083

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


412 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; This is a bound volume containing 52 weekly issues or one full year. Hardcover, brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards, [iv] + 412 pages, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout, index, main text in 3 columns. ; Includes October 1831 to October 1832. Universalist doctrine, theology, denominational news, convention news, Bible interpretation, weddings, obituaries, original poetry, more. Yes, this is an actual publication from 1831. ; Worn but intact. Gilt spine lettering rubbed but readable. Foxing throughout. A few stray ink marks here and there, all qui... View more info

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Source and Office of a Church Literature, the : A Sermon Preached at the 12th Anniversary of the Maryland Branch of the Evangelical Knowledge Society in St. Peter's Church, Baltimore, May 30, 1860

By: Schenck, Noah Hunt

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Entz & Bash: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18468

Condition: Very Good


28 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Pale green softcover, 28 pages. Includes brief correspondence between author and society. ; The Evangelical Knowledge Society was a Baltimore organization which held religious lectures and published tracts. The Rev. Noah Schenck (1825-1885) was rector of St. Anne's Protestant Episcopal Church of Brooklyn, and was father of Anna Pendleton Schenck, one of America's earliest professional woman architects. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Sermon Preached by Appointment at the 12th Anniversary of the Maryland Branch of the Evangelical Knowledge Society in St. Peter's Church,... View more info

Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide, the : 1963 Edition

By: Scholefield, Harry B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1963

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 20548

Condition: Near Fine


70 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Pale gray softcover, [viii] + 70 glossy pages, 6 chapters by various denominational leaders, 5 appendixes including bibliography and chronology. ; Includes contributions by Jack Mendelsohn Jr, Dorothy Spoerl, Homer Jack, Paul W. Sawyer, others. ; Remarkably good condition. Been kept clean and flat its entire life. View more info

Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide, The, 2e : 2nd Edition, 4th Printing, 1999

By: Schulz, William F.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Skinner House Books;: 1993

Edition: Second Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 20622

ISBN: 1558963197

Condition: Near Fine


110 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Softcover, 110 pages, bibliography, chronology, 7 chapters by various denominational leaders. ; Copyright 1954. This is 2nd edition, 1993, 4th printing, 1999. Very compact history and general beliefs of Universalist Unitarianism, written for the beginner. ; No sign of use. View more info

Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide, The, 2e : (2nd Edition, 1993)

By: Schulz, William F.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Skinner House Books: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20745

ISBN: 1558963197

Condition: Near Fine


110 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Small softcover, 110 pages, bibliography, chronology, 7 chapters by various denominational leaders. ; Very compact history and general beliefs of Universalist Unitarianism, written for the beginner. ; No visible sign of use. Interior clean, binding tight. View more info

Steps to the Altar : A Manual of Devotions for the Blessed Eucharist, 1883

By: Scudamore, W. E.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: E. & J. B. Young & Company: 1883

Seller ID: 10954

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


203 pages; 24mo (5") 13 cm; Small hardcover, 3.75 x 5 inches, dark brownish-black cloth, gold lettering and decor, pale yellow endpapers, 203 pages, 2 appendixes. ; This is an actual book from 1883, not a flimsy print-on-demand fake. ; Published in New York by E. & J. B. Young & Company, 1883. From estate of Rev. J. F. Conover, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, Janesville, Wisconsin, 1884-1887. ; Light wear only. No marks. Binding tight. View more info

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Athanasia : Or, Foregleams of Immortality

By: Sears, Edmund Hamilton

Price: $24.00

Publisher: American Unitarian Association: 1858

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 15988

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


340 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, blindstamped decor to boards, gilt spine lettering, pale yellow endpapers, [xii] + 340 pages, footnotes, 43 chapters on such topics as metaphysics, pneumatology, death, resurrection, eternal life, heavenly peace, the glorified saviour, doctrines of the primitive church, much more. ; Copyright 1857. This is 2nd edition, 1858. (This is an actual book from 1858, not an overpriced flimsy reprint) Authored by Christian Unitarian minister, famous writer of It Came Upon the Midnight Clear. From his Introduction: 'We believe Divine Revelation ... View more info

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Trials and Triumphs of a Woman : Prospectus

By: Shelhamer, Julia A. (Mrs)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: God's Bible School & College: 1940

Seller ID: 16836

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small pale gray softcover, 64 pages, b/w photo of author on cover, publisher (company owned by author and her husband, Rev. E. E. Shelhamer) catalog on rear. ; From preface: 'This is a prospectus of a large book entitled Trials and Triumphs of a Woman. The great demand for the f*rst edition has necessitated another, which is now being published.' Memoirs of a Midwest Methodist missionary who spent much time in 'saloons and redlight districts' and preaching at revivals. Her uncle was the Rev. Thomas B. Arnold, superintendent of the Chicago Industrial Home for Ch... View more info

Worship and Conduct Songs for Beginners and Primaries : For Use in the Church School, Sunday Session, Week Day Session, Vacation Session, and the Home

By: Shields, Elizabeth McEwan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Presbyterian Committee of Publication: 1929

Seller ID: 20082

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


128 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, blue-green cloth, 128 unnumbered pages, 2 indexes, 119 hymns and sacred songs of an easy nature, suitable for Sunday school children, with lyrics and music in 4-part harmony. ; Copyright 1929. Code indicates 15th printing. Includes several songs with lyrics or music or both by Elizabeth McE. Shields. ; Minor edgewear. Very few library marks. Front free endpaper missing. Library label on spine. View more info

Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ, a : Taken from the Most Approved Authors and Adapted to Public and Private Worship (1871)

By: Shuey, W. J., with William Hanby and L. S. Chittenden

Price: $13.00

Publisher: W. J. Shuey: 1871

Seller ID: 11191

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


750 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover (3.25 x 5.4 inches, 1.6 inches thick) 85 x 136 mm, 45 mm thick. Black leather, all edges gilt, 1078 hymn texts with topic labels and metrical labels. No tunes, no author names given. Index in rear. English text throughout. ; Copyright 1858. This edition 1871. This is an actual book from 1871, not an overpriced print-on-demand fake. ; Poor condition. Quite worn. Name (Eli Martz) stamped on front cover, gilt now very worn and hard to read. Backstrip completely missing. Front free endpaper missing. Last leaf of index missing (index goes to S) and... View more info

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Universe Still Sings, the : With Notes on Creative Writing

By: Shull, William Russell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Religion & Health Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19006

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Pale green softcover booklet, 64 glossy pages, footnotes, 9 tips on being creative, 24 b/w photos and line illustrations. ; 1st printing, 1957, stated. Introduction by Starr Daily. ; A very nice collection of 56 original short, inspirational poetic homilies by preacher who was, at various times, Church of the Brethren, Presbyterian, Congregationalist, and Methodist. ; Almost no wear. Covers slightly faded, small spot to upper front tip. ; Dynamic Faith Booklet Series; Vol. 6 View more info

Elementary Teachings of Islam

By: Siddiqui, Moulana Abdul Aleem

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Al Saadawi Publications: 1974

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 18348

ISBN: 089259022X

Condition: Very Good-


88 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small softcover, dark blue-green covers, 88 pages, 16 b/w photos showing correct postures for prayer. English throughout, with some phrases in English, Arabic, and transliterated Arabic. ; Appears to have been originally published about 1930. This states 3rd edition, 1974. Written like a catechism, with basic doctrines of Islam explained by question and answer. Rear cover states Al Saadawi Publications. Interior page states American Trust Publications. Spine states Amana Publications. ; Covers quite worn, lower corners creased. Interior clean, binding tight. View more info

Universalist Miscellany, Volume 2 : A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Biblical Literature, Explanations of Scripture, Doctrinal and Moral Discussions, and the Promotion of Practical Piety

By: Skinner, Otis Ainsworth, and Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Alfred Mudge: 1844

Seller ID: 20341

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


432 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown leather over spine, green marbled boards, [iv] + 432 pages, index, footnotes. ; July 1844 to June 1845. Universalist theology explained, slavery denounced, fraudulent preachers of partialist denominations exposed, plus original hymns and poetry, denominational news and statistics, much more. ; We have graded this item Fair. Boards quite worn, spine rubbed but gilt lettering is readable. Title page has name faintly penciled in an old hand. Rear endpaper has an old sum in pencil. Text moderately foxed throughout but all readable. No other marks.... View more info

Universalist Miscellany, The, Volume 5 : A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Moral Discussion and Practical Piety

By: Skinner, Otis Ainsworth, and Sebastian Streeter

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Mudge & Corliss: 1848

Seller ID: 20201

ISBN: 1173715754

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


482 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, 482 pages, green endpapers, complete index in front, b/w portrait frontispiece engraving of the Rev. Edwin Hubbell Chapin. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual hardcover book from 1848, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. ; This is a complete bound volume of the monthly periodical, Universalist Miscellany, Volume 5, from July 1847 to June 1848, edited by Rev. Otis A. Skinner and Rev. Sebastian Streeter, both prominent ministers of the Universalist denomination, published in Boston by Mudge & Corliss... View more info

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Out of the Mist

By: Solada, Lydia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Understanding: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19060

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 24mo (5.5") 13 cm; Small softcover, green leatherette covers, 16 glossy pages numbered to 12.; Author Lydia Solada Goings was a New Thought adherent and one of the leaders of First Church of Understanding, Detroit, Michigan. Here she brings you Truth with a capital T. From introduction: This book contains 'glimpses of the Truth, inspired thoughts of God that have been transmitted by the angels of the Lord and received by earnest seekers of Truth.' ; No visible defects. Quite scarce. View more info

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Memoir of Rev. H. B. Soule

By: Soule, Caroline A.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Henry Lyon: 1852

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21097

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


396 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, gilt spine lettering, 396 pages, pale pink endpapers, frontispiece portrait engraving of subject, with tissue guard. ; Copyright 1852. This is 2nd edition, 1852. Intro by Rev. Edwin Hubbell Chapin. ; Biography of Rev. Henry Birdsall Soule, pioneer preacher, author of Liturgy of the Church of the Messiah, the first comprehensive Universalist liturgy ever composed. This book authored by Rev. Caroline A. Soule, editor of several denominational periodicals, founding president of Association of Universalist Women, first woman ordained Unive... View more info

With the Children on Sundays : Through Eye-Gate and Ear-Gate Into the City of Child-Soul

By: Stall, Sylvanus

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Uplift Publishing Company: 1911

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 21214

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


330 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Tall hardcover, brown cloth, color illustrated paste-down on front, [vi] + 330 + 4 pages, pale floral endpapers, glossy b/w portrait photo frontispiece of author, 4 b/w photos on glossy plates, 130 b/w line illustrations in text, 8 full-page color glossy illustrated plates. ; Copyright 1893. This is 4th edition, 1911. ; Written by famed Lutheran pastor but suitable for all denominations. Vast collection of stories, activities, homilies, projects, object lessons, etc, for benefit of young children, to be used by parents as home Sunday School. ; Cloth tanned on ... View more info

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Lasting Peace, and a Little Child Shall Lead Them : (Shape Notes) Our 1942 Book for Singing Schools, Conventions, Etc.

By: Stamps, Frank W. and J. R. Baxter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Stamps-Baxter Music & Printing Company: 1942

Seller ID: 19807

Condition: Poor


136 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover, 136 gospel songs, spirituals and hymns, with lyrics and music arranged for 4 voices, in shape notes. ; We have graded this item Poor. Backstrip mostly missing. Rear cover fragile, torn and taped. Owner name penned once on front, once on back. Pages tanned from age but not brittle. Last leaf (songs 134-136) chipped and small parts unreadable, otherwise everything is readable. Binding still holding tight. Scarce. Sold as is. View more info

Reckoning That Counts, The

By: Stanford, Miles J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Miles J. Stanford: 1966

Seller ID: 17779

Condition: Very Good+


104 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Yellow glossy softcover booklet, 104 + 2 pages, 14 short chapters, appendix. ; Sequel to author's famous 'Green Letters.' Spiritual advice for Christians and an interpretation of Romans 6 : 11 which calls us to count upon the truths of our identification with Christ. Published by author. Printed by Living Spring Press, Hong Kong. ; Covers show slight fading, small crease to tip of lower rear cover. No other defects. View more info