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The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi

by Long, Valentine

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Published
2015
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New
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Revised edition with a preface by Father Valentine Long, OFM
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9781941243220
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$19.95

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Originally written anonymously in Ancona, Italy, in the early 14th century, this book is a collection of stories about St. Francis and his band of followers. The Latin original is lost; much of the material is attributed to a Brother Ugolino. Many other, unknown friars were no doubt responsible for the content of this book. Essentially,… Read more
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No Stones: Women Redeemed from Sexual Addiction

by Ferree, Marnie C.

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Published
2010
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New
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Second Edition
ISBN
9780830837403
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$19.95

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The author is licensed marriage and family therapist. She is director of Bethseda Workshops in Nashville, Tennessee.  Jennifer Schnieder, M.D., says that this book will make it easier for troubled Christian women to seek the help they need.
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Jesus: The Miracle Worker

by Twelftree, Graham H.

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Published
1999
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New
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Subtitled "a historical and theological study"
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9780830815968
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$39.95

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"Dr. Twelftree' work on Jesus as exorcist is already well known among scholars. Here, he broadens out his work to a full consideration of Jesus as miracle worker. Especially interesting is his focus on each of the Gospels in turn, before he moves back a step to consider the historical Jesus. Dr. Twelftree's work is another sign that… Read more
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Doing Time

by Burke, Dennis

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Published
2008
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New
ISBN
9780809145270
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$14.95

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This book is a personal account of the author's ten years of prison ministry: preaching, teaching, and simply visiting the men at San Quentin State Prison. The author reflects on a penal system he sees as corrupt and accountable to no one. As a result, he says, punishment (not rehabilitation) permeates the correctional system.
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Norbert and Early Norbertine Spiriutality

by Antry, Theodore J. and Neel, Carol

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Published
2007
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New
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$34.95

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Having met with resistance in his attempts to reform the clergy in his native Xanten, Germany, Norbert (c. 1080-1134) founded a religious community in France. His establishment was the first house of what came to be a successful religious order, the Canons Regular of Pre'montre' (also known as the Premonstratensians or the Norbertines). Norbert was appointed archbishop of… Read more
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The Dream Maker

by Hannon, Monica

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Published
2006
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New
ISBN
9781893757493
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$20.00

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This is the true story of one man who defied war, prostitution, and poverty, to set the children free. Wendy W. de Berger, the first lady of Guatemala, said this is a dazzling biography of man who has never said "no" to God. All the children and mothers you will read about in this book are real. … Read more
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Life and Words of John F. Kennedy, The

by Wood, James Playsted

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Published
1964
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As New
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$15.00

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82 pages of color photographs of President John F. Kennedy, from young adulthood to his death. Biographical material and citations from his speeches.
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Chambers Biographical Dictionary

by Thorne, J.O. and Collocott, T.C.

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Published
1988
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As New
ISBN
9780550160102
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$125.00

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Revised Edition. From AAgsen, Svend, to Zworykin, Vladimir, here is a dictionary of anybody who was anybody in the past few thousand years. Here are 1493 pages of information on authors, businessmen, clergy, dictators, explorers, filmmakers, generals, heroes, inventors, jurists, kings, leaders, musicians, nurses, organists, poets, queens, scientists, troglodytes, utopians, virgins, Whigs, xenophobes, yuppies, zealots, and anybody else you… Read more
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Teresa of Calcutta

by Serrou, Robert

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ACP Family Bookstore
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780070563193
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$15.00

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With a foreword by Malcom Muggeridge. A pictorial biography. Oversize. 128 pages. Mother Teresa--a tiny nun in a sari, an Albanian from Yugoslavia living in Calcutta, 1979 Nobel Peace Prize Winner and companion to the poorest of the poor, the orphans and beggars and lepers. Mother Teresa was, quite simply, a living miracle.
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Hillary's Choice

by Sheehy, Gail

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Published
1999
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New
ISBN
9780375503443
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Biography of Hillary Clinton, raised in Park Ridge, Illinois.
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Generous Lives: American Catholic Women Today

by Redmont, Jane

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Published
1992
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Very Good
ISBN
9780892435760
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$30.00

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"A long overdue look at the real lives of Catholic women in all their splendid and surprising diversity." --Jane Cavolina Meara, author of Growing Up Catholic. "...illuminates the as-yet underutilized force of women in the Church" --Publisher's Weekly "...a fresh, surprising, and powerful spiritual testament. It is also a deep look into the hearts and souls of a fascinating group of… Read more
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Japanese Short Stories

by Melville, James

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Published
2000
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New
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$95.00

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Of all sophisticated languages in the world, linguists agree that Japanese is the most difficult to translate. In this anthology, therefore, there is as much a cultural transposition as verbal. James Melville provides an introduction for the collection as a whole and biographies for each author. Amply illustrated. With rigid slipcase. 475 pages.
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Pope John Paul II: The Life of Karol Wojtyla

by Malinski, Mieczyslaw

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Published
1980
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Very Good
ISBN
9780816404346
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$25.00

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This book was finished just after Wojtyla was made a bishop. The last chapter concludes with the death of Pope John Paul I. However, the detailed narratives and personal stories make this book valuable.
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Revolt in the Desert

by Lawrence, T.E

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Published
1986
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New
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$95.00

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Lawrence of Arabia produced his own abridgement of his life story, Seven Pillars. This is it. The text dates from 1919, when the fate of the Arabic-speaking parts of the Turkish Empire was undecided. From Egypt to Iraq, the Arabs were dominant, within the Turkish realm. Lawrence wrote well, with panache. His writings helped create the legend of his valor… Read more
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Nelson and Emma

by Hudson, Roger

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Published
1994
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New
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Horatio Nelson and Emma Hamilton exchanged many letters; this correspondence forms the core of this book. It is richly illustrated with full color portraits, maps, and charts. The maps, drawn by Denys Baker, depict Nelson's victories. It is a collector's edition, beautifully printed and bound, with a rigid sleeve. On the cover of this sleeve is portrayed a sea… Read more
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Furthermore!: Memories of a Parish Priest

by Greeley, Andrew

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Published
1999
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As New
ISBN
9780312869649
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$45.00

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This is the second volume of Father Greeley's memoirs. This copy was signed by the author himself, at the 2000 ACP benefit, held in his honor. "A master of the human heart." --Los Angeles Times.
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The Wondrous adventures of St. francis of Assisi

by Gray, Tricia

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Published
2003
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New
ISBN
9780867164800
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This is a wondrous retelling of the adventures of St. Francis, based mainly on stories from The Little Flowers and charmingly illustrated. This book will fascinate children; it is directed at middle readers, ages 7 through 12. As a read-to book, The Wondrous adventures of St. francis of Assisi may be delightful. For easy reading, the print… Read more
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The Twelve Caesars

by Suetonius, Gaius

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Published
1964
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Excellent; new
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Translated by Robert Graves, from the Latin of Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, probably born in 69 A.D. The translator has added a prefatory chapter on the Roman republican constitution and on the merciless struggle between the aristocratic and the popular parties, within Roman government. Graves has used the modern names of cities, when feasible, as well as the Christian… Read more
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A Heart for Africa: The life and legacy of Blessed Daniel Comboni

by Ward, Bernard

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Published
1996
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New
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$5.00

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A story of the African mission, under the leadership of the founder of the Comboni religious order. A 42-page pamphlet.
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Life of Christ, The

by O'Connell, John P. and Martin, Jex

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Published
1953
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Near Fine
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$85.00

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Blue leather, smyth-sewn binding, tight. Mint condition. Chronology, maps, index. Words of Christ are printed in red. Red silk bookmark ribbon. Gold inlay on cover and spine. Gilded page edges. Full color illustrations. For futher information about Father O'Connell, the editor, and the Catholic Press, please visit the Bibles section of our ACP Family Bookstore. This life of Christ is… Read more
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