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TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS:  THE 150-YEAR HISTORY OF EBENEZER/RENFORTH CHURCH., Allen, Glynford P. and Calder, Dale R., editors.  Godfrey Green, Ronald F. Watts, Murray J.S. Ford, Frank Rice, Samuel J. Mikolaski, Fannie Dreisinger, Harold W. Kemp, John E. Thomas, Vincent J. Lehman, Franklin W. Morgan, Robert F. Sneyd, John A. Wilton.
1 Allen, Glynford P. and Calder, Dale R., editors. Godfrey Green, Ronald F. Watts, Murray J.S. Ford, Frank Rice, Samuel J. Mikolaski, Fannie Dreisinger, Harold W. Kemp, John E. Thomas, Vincent J. Lehman, Franklin W. Morgan, Robert F. Sneyd, John A. Wilton. TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS: THE 150-YEAR HISTORY OF EBENEZER/RENFORTH CHURCH.
Etobicoke, Ontario Renforth Historical Committee 1990 0969423802 / 9780969423805 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Signed by editors.
222 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Signed by both editors on title page. Erratum slip laid in. B&w photographs, colour frontispiece. The history of Ebenezer/Renforth Baptist Church in Etobicoke, Ontario. Tiny scuff/light stain on front board. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, very light edge wrinkling, slight browning on spine, two tiny dents on front hinge, small minor scratch on front panel, very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
JULIANA:  EVERYBODY'S SISTER., Armour, Elizabeth P.  Signed by author.
2 Armour, Elizabeth P. Signed by author. JULIANA: EVERYBODY'S SISTER.
Elizabeth P. Armour, Oakville, Ontario, 1980. 
320 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0919670458 B&w photographs. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. "(The) story of Sister Juliana, for over forty-five years a member of the Community of Sisters of the Church. Sister Julia na was one of those rare individuals who was able to combine a profound interest in her own spiritual development with an active, even aggressive, desire to assist everyone who sought her aid. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, from Anglica n W o m e n ' s groups to jails, Sister Juliana spread the same message of love - love of God and for His creatures. The author has gathered numerous comments and reflections about Sister Juliana from some of the many who were affected by her, du ri n g he r lo ng a nd useful life, and she has combined these with her own memories to produce a warm tribute to a great woman." Dust jacket has minor edge wear, very light edge wrinkling, three small closed tears archivally taped. Near Fine/Ve ry Go od 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
3 Assaad, Hany & Kolos, Daniel. Foreword by N.B. Millet. THE NAME OF THE DEAD: HIEROGLYPHIC INSCRIPTIONS OF THE TREASURES OF TUTANKHAMUN TRANSLATED.
Mississauga, Ontario Benben 1979 092080800X / 9780920808009 Soft Cover Good+ Frank Nissen. 
129 pp, 11" H. B&w map, colour plates, black & sepiatone hieroglyphs. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction (How to Use this Guide / The Writing of Hieroglyphs); Royal Titles and Names: The Titulary; The Antechamber; The Burial Chamber; The Treasury; The Annex; Glossary. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownwership marks. Exterior - moderate edge wear, light rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
PARENTAL TRAINING., Bacon, William, Rev.
4 Bacon, William, Rev. PARENTAL TRAINING.
Philadelphia Presbyterian Publication Committee Hard Cover Good+ 
209 pp, 6 13/16" H. Black cloth with gold lettering/banding on spine. The title page states "By the late Rev. William Bacon" and the copyright page states "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six by William Bacon.". Contents: Introduction; Preface; Lecture I. Importance of Parental Training; Lecture II. The Birth and Death of Infants momentous Events - Right Views of our Lost, and Right Treatment of our Surviving ones; Lecture III. Parental Government an Important Duty; Lecture IV. Government by Authority; Lecture V. Government by Love; Lecture VI. Parental Instruction; Lecture VII. Parental Mismanagement; Lecture VIII. Childhood Conversion both Possible and Probable; Lecture IX. The Happy Results of Right Parental Training. Early signature and date in ink on free front endpaper, scattered light foxing throughout book - more at front and preliminary pages, wear at top/bottom of spine, darkening to edges of text block with dust soiling on top of text block, minor soiling and rubbing on boards, a few faint scuffs and scratch on front board, light wear at corners. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
EVERYONE IN THE BIBLE., Barker, William P.
5 Barker, William P. EVERYONE IN THE BIBLE.
Old Tappan, New Jersey Fleming H. Revell 1966 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good - Good+ 
370 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). "Who was Izri, Rinnah, Heli? Are Mica, Micah, Micaiah, and Michaiah the same person or four different people? Where is the story of the scheming villain Haman found? What is meant by 'she's a real Jezebel' or 'he's a doubting Thomas'? Clearly identified in these pages are nearly 3,000 individuals - absolutely every man, woman, and child, important or obscure - named in the Bible. In cases of multiple spelling, the names are carefully cross-referenced. When more than one person bears a particular name - there are twenty-five Azariahs, for example, and thirty Zechariahs - each is clearly identified and distinguished from the others. Scripture references are given for each name, along with a brief resume of all that is known concerning the person - genealogy, significant accomplishments, or historical facts. The information is accurate; the descriptions concise; and the style readable and fascinating. An ideal book for Bible teachers and scholars, for the lay person who is often confronted with literary references to Biblical personalities, for writers and speakers to whom accuracy is paramount - a dependable, complete who's who in the Bible." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear, small bump at bottom corner of both boards. Dust jacket has light fading to color on spine and front hinge area, some light browning on inside and top edge of flaps, light wrinkling at bottom of flap folds, minor edge wear. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
6 Beardslee, William A.; Cobb, John B.; Lull, David J.; Pregeant, Russel; Weeden, Theodore J.; Woodbridge, Barry A. BIBLICAL PREACHING ON THE DEATH OF JESUS.
Nashville Abingdon Press 1989 0687034469 / 9780687034468 Soft Cover 
240 pp, 8vo (8 3/8" H). "By probing the accounts of Jesus' death in the Gospel of Mark and in Paul's letters, (this book) uncovers a vision of divine power and justice that calls us to become partners in God's struggle to overcome suffering and injustice in the world. In the cross, the authors demonstrate, we as Christians are given a symbol of both weakness and defeat and of power and victory. This symbol is a magnificent reminder of the redemption and transformation of lives and situations through Christ's identification with suffering." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, light front hinge creases, spine flat with one crease. VG 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE., Bobrick, Benson.
7 Bobrick, Benson. THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2001, first British edition. 
376 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0297607723 "(T)races the story across the Protestant-Catholic divide of the sixteenth century as the struggle to complete a vernacular Bible was fought among competeing factions. As ( the author) tells in his enthralling history it was the culmination of centuries of work by various translators and a committee of scholars who in 1604 were brought together to collaborate on what became known as the King James version. Their t r a n s lation - substantially based on the work of John Wycliffe and William Tyndale and others - shaped English literature and speech for centuries giving us what have become such commonly used expressions as: 'labour of love', 'a thorn in the fle sh ', ' th e root of all evil', 'the fat of the land', 'the sweat of thy brow', 'to cast pearls before swine' and 'the shadow of death' among a host of others. (This book) shows the profound effect the English Bible had on law and society. By giv ing ev ery li terate person access to the sacred text it helped to foster the spirit of inquiry through reading and reflection. Once individuals were free to interpret the word of God according to the light of their own understanding, they began to q uest ion the authority of their inherited institutions, both religious and secular. This led to the reformation within the Church, the rise of constitutional government in England and ultimately the end of the divine right of kings. In Benson Bobr ick's vie w th e English Civil War was fought in the light (and shadow) of such ideas, culminating in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. 'The Making of the English Bible' is about a crucial epoch in the history of Christianity, about the Engli sh lan guage and s ociet y, and about a book that changed the course of human events." Minor indentation on rear board, a few very small bumps (one with tiny tear) at top edge of front board. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top of hinges and fl ap-fold s, one tiny tear a rchivally taped, tiny corner crease at top corner of front flap. Very Good/Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
GRAIL KNIGHTS OF NORTH AMERICA:  ON THE TRAIL OF THE GRAIL LEGACY IN CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES., Bradley, Michael.
8 Bradley, Michael. GRAIL KNIGHTS OF NORTH AMERICA: ON THE TRAIL OF THE GRAIL LEGACY IN CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES.
Toronto Hounslow Press 1998 0888822030 / 9780888822031 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
414 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Realizing from mediaeval documents that the initial Nova Scotia refuge of A.D. 1398 must have harboured many Grail believers, and that the secret colony must have expanded, Bradley began to trace evidence of Grail Knights from Nova Scotia, through New Brunswick to the St. Lawrence River, and on to the Great Lakes as far as Niagara, New York State, and central Pennsylvania. Evidence of their presence has been uncovered on both the Canadian and American sides of this great waterway. Bradley poses compelling questions about his discoveries, and offers plausible and provocative answers as we travel with him and his companions (both academic and amateur) along the trail of the 'Grail Knights of North America'." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny bump at bottom edge of rear cover. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
SHAKER COMMUNITIES, SHAKER LIVES., Brewer, Priscilla J.
9 Brewer, Priscilla J. SHAKER COMMUNITIES, SHAKER LIVES.
Hanover, NH University Press of New England 1986 0874513626 / 9780874513622 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
273 pp, large 8vo (89 1/4" H). B&w photographs, tables. "Athough we know much about Shaker furniture, dance, textiles, and various artifacts, few books tell us about the Shakers as real people and the inner social workings of their sect. Who were the Shakers? What were their social, economic, and religious backgrounds? Why did they join this celibate, communal sect, and why did some leave while others stayed? What did they think of life inside the communities and the rapidly changing world outside? And, perhaps most important, when and why did the sect begin to decline, and how did Believers adjust to this decline? These are some of the questions Priscilla Brewer addresses in this engaging social history. Her highly readable general introduction to the Shakers challenges basic assumptions about the timing and reasons for the group's decline. Brewer studies the Shaker movement from its founding in 1774 to its last major public statement in 1904, restricting her work to the eleven Shaker communities in eastern New York and New England. (She) provides an inside look at Shaker life by recounting the group's social organization, the occupational roles of its members, the composition of its communities, and the operation of the Shaker hierarchy. Far from being a dry, sociological study, this book is filled with anecdotes and revealing stories related by the Shakers through the many writings they left behind." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny foxing mark on fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket has minor edge wear and light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, slight fading to spine color. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BEYOND THE MYTH:  THE STORY OF JOAN OF ARC., Brooks, Polly Schoyer.
10 Brooks, Polly Schoyer. BEYOND THE MYTH: THE STORY OF JOAN OF ARC.
New York J.B. Lippincott 1990 03973242257 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Signed by Author
176 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. Signed by author on half title page. "Inspired by her love for France, by her determination to see the rightful king rule, and especially by her private visions and voices, Joan (of Arc) overcame the doubts of everyone from her parents to the king himself. Within a year Joan led the French to a resounding victory at Orleans and made possible the coronation of Charles VII in the cathedral of Reims. But after her glorious triumph, conflicts in the French camp, bad advice, and perhaps Joan's own headstrong nature brought her to defeat and finally to imprisonment and trial for heresy and witchcraft. Burned as a witch by the English after what was largely a political trial, she was later cleared of heresy, and eventually canonized. She is now the most popular French heroine and saint. (The author) has sifted through the records of Joan's trial, examined the studies of major historians, and roamed the streets of Domremy to find out who Joan really was. Neither a cardboard saint nor - as few still think - a witch, Joan emerges as a lively, emotional, determined person who believed so strongly in her cause that she overcame every obstacle she faced. Here is a new Joan for a new generation ready to question old legends and to marvel again at her courage and faith." Part of a series of history books aimed at the teenage reader. Light wrinkling at top of spine, previous owner's signed bookplate on front pastedown. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of hinges and flap-folds, a few small light line indentations on front panel and on rear flap, slight fading to spine color. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
"AS A GRAIN OF MUSTARD SEED":  A HISTORY OF THE WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS OF WESTMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, ORANGEVILLE AND ITS METHODIST AND PRESBYTERIAN ANCESTORS., Brown, Steven J.
11 Brown, Steven J. "AS A GRAIN OF MUSTARD SEED": A HISTORY OF THE WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS OF WESTMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, ORANGEVILLE AND ITS METHODIST AND PRESBYTERIAN ANCESTORS.
Orangeville, Ontario Morrow Hill Research 1986 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Lola Small. 
114 pp, 11" H. Maroon simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, no dust jacket (as issued). B&w photographs. Section headings: St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church; Orangeville Methodist Church; The Union Era; The United Churches in Orangeville; Union in Orangeville: 1948; Westminster United Church; Westminster United Church Women; A Select Bibliography. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
LABOUR, LOVE, AND PRAYER: FEMALE PIETY IN ULSTER RELIGIOUS LITERATURE, 1850-1914., Brozyna, Andrea Ebel.
12 Brozyna, Andrea Ebel. LABOUR, LOVE, AND PRAYER: FEMALE PIETY IN ULSTER RELIGIOUS LITERATURE, 1850-1914.
The Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University of Belfast, (Belfast, 1999). 
291 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 077351757X "...argues that Catholics and Protestants shared very similar views of Christian womanhood. Both lauded the influence of the virtuous Christian woman, used the same female r ole models from the Bible, and saw the home as the locus of the construction of female piety. Yet each group castigated the other for having antifemale values. Protestants developed the slovenly, drunken 'Biddy' as a stereotype of Cathol i c w o m e n a nd Catholics portrayed Protestant devotional and family life as cold and arid. Observers of present-day Northern Ireland will find these historical contrasts of immediate relevance." Contents: Introduction: Setting the Scene; "Th e Ri g ht t o La bo u r, Love, and Pray" - The Cult of Domesticity in Ulster Religious Literature; The Virgin Mary: Model of Christian Female Spirituality; Women of the Bible and Early Church: Mortal Sinners and Model Saints; "A Future of Blessing a nd Se rvi ce" : The Mo ra l E ducation of Ulster Girls; "The Wind in Women's Wings": Defining Roles for Women in Ulster Protestant Churches; "The Cursed Cup Hath Cast Her Down": Images of Women in Ulster Temperance Literature; "She Hath Done Wha t S he Cou ld": The G ende red Con stru ction of Female Piety in Ulster Protestant Women's Missionary Literature; Conclusion. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. F/NF 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
13 Burckhardt, Jacob. Translated by S.G.C. Middlemore. Introduced by Anthony Grafton. THE CIVILISATION OF THE RENAISSANCE IN ITALY.
London Folio Society 2004 Hard Cover Very Good+ 
451 pp, 10" H, bound in green cloth, blocked and printed in black & gold with a design by David Eccles - in dark green slipcase. Green endpapers, top edge of textblock green. Colour illustrations. First published in 1878. Chapter headings: Introduction; The Tyranny of the Fourteenth Century; The Tyranny of the Fifteenth Century; The Petty Tyrannies; The Greater Dynasties; The Opponents of Tyranny; The Republics: Venice and Florence; The Foreign Policy of the Italian States; War as a Work of Art; The Papacy and Its Dangers; The Italian State and the Individual; The Perfecting of the Individual; The Modern Idea of Fame; Modern Wit and Satire; Introductory Remarks; Rome, the City of Ruins; The Old Authors; Humanism in the Fourteenth Century; The Universities and Schools; The Furtherers of Humanism; The Reproduction of Antiquity: Latin Correspondence and Orations; Latin Treatises and History; General Latinisation of Culture; Modern Latin Poetry; Fall of the Humanists in the Sixteenth Century; Journeys of the Italians; Natural Science in Italy; The Discovery of Natural Beauty; The Discovery of Man - Spiritual Description in Poetry; Biography; The Description of Nations and Cities; Description of the Outward Man; Descriptions of Life in Movement; The Equalisation of Classes; The Outward Refinement of Life; Language as the Basis of Social Intercourse; The Higher Forms of Society; The Perfect Man of Society; The Position of Woman; Domestic Economy; The Festivals; Morality; Religion in Daily Life; Religion and the Spirit of the Renaissance; Mixture of Ancient and Modern Superstition; General Disintegration of Belief. Very light rubbing at top/bottom edges of hinges and at corners of boards. Slipcase has very light rubbing, one tiny shallow dint on side panel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
14 Butler, Alan. Foreword by Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince. THE GODDESS, THE GRAIL, AND THE LODGE: TRACING THE ORIGINS OF RELIGION.
New York Barnes & Noble 2006 0760776121 / 9780760776124 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
358 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. "A series of unique discoveries regarding the European Bronze Age brought researcher and author Alan Butler to a radical reappraisal of what the Holy Grail truly represented. The inescapable truth is that the Grail is a symbol replete with feminine overtones and that its central place in modern religion suggests the survival of a religious imperative as old as humanity itself. This realization proved to be only the tip of a very large iceberg. Across time and cultures, Butler has been able to identify what he describes as a 'golden thread'. Since long before the rise of Christianity, fascinating and mysterious groups have dedicated their lives to ensuring that age-old religious beliefs focused around a Great Goddess would not disappear, safeguarding a number of secrets whose revelations will shock readers with their implications and significance. Spanning more than five thousand years, and including chapters on such powerful and influential brotherhoods as the Knight Templar, the Rosicrucians, and the Freemasons, (this book) explains, probably for the first time ever, exactly what the Holy Grail represents and just how pivotal 'Grail knowledge' has been to the development of the modern world." Faint crease down spine. Dust jacket has minor wrinkle at bottom of spine, very light rubbing, tiny dent on front hinge. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
15 Castaneda, Carlos. Foreword by Walter Goldschmidt. THE TEACHINGS OF DON JUAN: A YAQUI WAY OF KNOWLEDGE.
New York Simon & Schuster 1973 671215558 First Simon and Schuster Printing. Hard Cover Very Good - Fair 
288 pp, 8 1/2" H. Complete number string beginning with 1, although first printed by the University of California Press in 1968. "(F)irst introduces to the reader the elusive, magical, powerful, haunting and perplexing person of Don Juan, the Yaqui brujo, or sorcerer, whose apprentice Castaneda becomes. Their relationship - in which a reluctant and demanding Don Juan instructs Castaneda in the disciplines of becoming a 'man of knowledge' by means of a series of mystical experiences and deceptively simple parables - has been described (by Time magazine) as 'one of the most fortunate literary encounters since Boswell was introduced to Dr. Johnston.' (This book) is nothing less than a revlation, a startling and illuminating journey into a world of 'nonordinary reality' that is not just the record of a remarkable and unprecedented inititation, but a glimpse of a new way of spiritual knowledge, comparable in its complexity, its subtle perceptions of human nature, its pragmatic system of ethics, to the great religions of the East - yet rooted in the forgotten culture of (North America). Above all, (it) cannot fail to leave the reader with the strongest impression of the nobility, depth and authority of Don Juan and his teachings." Previous owner's chop mark (stamp) on front free endpaper, two small light browning marks at fore-edge of page leaf 13/14, very light browning in margins of pages and endpapers, light browning to edges of text block, minor wrinkling and light fading at top/bottom edges of spine, small corner crease on page leaf 283/284. Dust jacket has is price-clipped, has three creases down front flap, very light browning to top/bottom edges of flaps, light edge wear/wrinkling with a few tiny chips and tears - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small chip and tear with old tape repair at bottom of front panel, several small tears archivally taped, light fading to spine and hinge color, light rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
16 Castejon, Rafael & De Arizala, Martinez. LA MEZQUITA DE CORDOBA. (ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDITION.)
Mardri Editorial Everest 1979 8424147138 / 9788424147136 Soft Cover Very Good 
63 pp, 9 7/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs, floor plan. Contents: The Aljama Mosque of Cordoba; Historical Remembrance; General Description of the Mosque; The Door of Saint Stephen; The Portals of Alhaquem II; The Portals of the Eastern Front; The Orange Tree Courtyard; The Tower; Blessing Arch and Arabian Tablet; The Mosque of Abderrahman I; The Enlargements; The Skylights; The Vaults over Arches; The Kibla; The Miharab; The Great Cufic Tablets; The Inscriptions on the Miharab; The Capitals of the Mosque; The Panelled Ceilings; The Lighting of the Mosque; The Pavement of the Mosque; Communications with the Alcazar of the Caliphs; The Strain of the Mosque; Religious Life in the Mosque; The Naves of the Cathedral. Interior - very light browning at edges of pages and inside of covers, oherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light browning on spine, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE BESTIARY OF CHRIST., Charbonneau-Lassay, Louis.  Translated/abridged by D.M. Dooling.
17 Charbonneau-Lassay, Louis. Translated/abridged by D.M. Dooling. THE BESTIARY OF CHRIST.
New York Arkana / Penguin 1992 0140194495 / 9780140194494 Soft Cover Very Good+ Woodcuts by the Author. 
467 pp, 9" H. B&w illustrations. "A legendary work of religious scholarship and art history, available in English for the first time. This extraordinary - and extraordinarily beautiful - volume introduces readers to a compendium of animal symbolism that ranks with the greatest of classical and medieval bestiaries. (It) was the life's work of the French Catholic scholar Louis Charbonneau-Lessay, who combed the religious traditions of ancient Egypt, classical Greece and Rome, early and medieval Christianity, Gnosticism, Kabbalah, and alchemy to research it. First published in France at the outbreak of World War II and nearly destroyed in the war's devastations, this masterpiece of scholarship has been translated and abridged (from its original thousand-page length) by D.M. Dooling, the founder and editorial director of 'Parabola: The Magazine of Myth and Tradition', and includes 400 woodcuts by the author." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - remainder mark on top of text block. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
18 Chryssides, George. THE ELEMENTS OF UNITARIANISM.
Element, Boston, Massachusetts, (1998). 
134 pp, small 8vo (7 13/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 1862042470 "The Protestant Reformation in the sixteenth century opened a wide-ranging debate on the nature of authority within the Christian Church, giving birth to a vigorous radical dissent moveme nt and the emergence of Unitarianism in the United States and Europe. Based on the belief that the only true source of authority is human reason itself, this is a religous community where doubts are encouraged and tenets are refreshingly free fro m dogma. The guiding principles are simply freedom, reason and tolerance, and the right to question religious doctrine is a valued part of Unitarian practice. (This book) explains: what Unitarians believe; how Unitarianism differs from mainstream C h ristiandenom in at ions; the role of Unitarians in international religious dialogue; what Unitarianism can offer us today." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - remainder marks on top/bottom of textblock, li ght e dge wear, spine slightly twisted, slight browning to edges of text block, small light mark on front cover, tiny faint scuff on rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE BOOK OF THE CRAFT OF DYING AND OTHER EARLY ENGLISH TRACTS CONCERNING DEATH TAKEN FROM MANUSCRIPTS AND PRINTED BOOKS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM AND BODLEIAN LIBRARIES., Comper, Frances M.M., Editor.  Preface by Rev. George Congreve.  (W. Caxton, Henry Suso, Richard Rolle.)
19 Comper, Frances M.M., Editor. Preface by Rev. George Congreve. (W. Caxton, Henry Suso, Richard Rolle.) THE BOOK OF THE CRAFT OF DYING AND OTHER EARLY ENGLISH TRACTS CONCERNING DEATH TAKEN FROM MANUSCRIPTS AND PRINTED BOOKS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM AND BODLEIAN LIBRARIES.
Ann Arbor, Michigan University Microfilms 1963 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 
173 pp, 6 /12" H. Red cloth with gold lettering on spine. This is an "Authorized Reprint of the Original Edition, produced by Microfilm-Xerox" in 1963 of the Longmans, Green edition of 1917. As such, there are black shadows at the edges of most of the pages (see scan for example), but all text is legible. Contents: Preface; Introductory Note; The Book of the Craft of Dying; An Abridgement of the same; translated from the French by W. Caxton; A further Abridgement; A Chapter from the 'Orologium Sapientiae', by Henry Suso; A Chapter from the Toure of all Toures; A Fragment from MS. Bod. 423; A Chapter from 'The Form of Living', by Richard Rolle; The Lamentation f the Dying Creature; Glossary. Postage for this light item will be reduced to most destinations. Light browning to pastedowns - mainly in gutters/edges, minor rubbing and soiling on boards. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
20 Connolly, Francis X. WISDOM OF THE SAINTS.
Pocket Books, New York, 1963. 
334 pp, mass market paperback. "Pope Urban VIII erected the formal process for the canonization of saints in 1634. Since that time about twenty thousand individuals belonging to every race and every generation have been canonized; they have become saints with a captial S. In this book you will find brief biographies and selections from the writings of twenty-eight Saints who have become widely known or who represent the characteristic mentalities of various bands of Christian brot h e r s . T h e se famous saints are all strikingly individual. They differ in temperament, race and education. But among the things they have in common is that they are teachers par excellence. So we may turn to them for wisdom, for illuminatio n of t he p r ob le ms we face today, and for mental and spiritual resources infinitely more significant than bigger and better bombs and bank accounts." Interior - light to moderate browning, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownershi p mar ks. E xte ri o r - ve ry light edge wear, two very light scratches on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
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