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The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Publisher series: Oxford Handbook.)
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The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Publisher series: Oxford Handbook.)

By Lim, Timothy H. (editors) (With John J. Collins.)

Oxford: Oxford University Press 978-0-19-920723-7 [978-0-19-920723-7] 2010, 1st printing. (4to) 785pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Abbreviations, maps, illustrations, notes, bibliography, indices. There is a tiny closed tear to the top of the dust jacket. "In 1947 the first of the Dead Sea Scroll discoveries was made near the site of Qumran, at the northern end of the Dead Sea. Despite the much publicized delays in the publication and editing of the Scrolls, practically all of them had been made public by the time of the fiftieth anniversary of the first discovery.... The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls....seeks to probe the main disputed issues in the study of the Scrools. Lively debate continues over the archaeology and history of the site, the nature and identity of the sect, and its relation to the broader world of Second Temple Judaism and to later Jewish and Christian tradition". Publisher series: Oxford Handbook. Locale: Qumran. (Religion, Dead Sea Scrolls, Essays, Religion, Second Temple Judaism).

$105.00

The Oxford Handbook of the Psalms (Publisher series: Oxford Handbook.)

By Brown, William P. (editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press 978-0-19-97833-5 [978-0-19-97833-5] 2014, 1st printing. (4to) 661pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Abbreviations, contributors, illustrations, notes, bibliography, appendix, indices. "The Psalms - the longest and most complex book in the Bible - is a varied collection of religious poetry, the product of centuries of composition and revision. It is the most transcribed and translated book of the Hebrew Bible. Intended for both scholar and student, the Oxford Handbook of the Psalms features a diverse array of essays that treat the Psalms from a variety of perspectives". Publisher series: Oxford Handbook. (Religion, Bible Studies, Biblical Scholarship, Christianity, Essays, Ideas, Psalms, Religious Poetry).

$115.50

The Penitentiary As a Well of Grace in the Late Middle Ages; The Example of the Province of Uppsala 1448-1527

By Salonen, Kirsi

Saarijarvi: Academia Scientiarum Fennica [951-41-0890-6] 2001. (Small 4to paperback) 458pp. Near fine. Illustrations, notes, tables, sources, index. "The Papal Curia, known as the 'Well of Grace', was the most elaborate system of administration in the Middle Ages. Through the regulations of canon law it controlled the life of Christians in every corner of Christendom and the Penitentiary was one of its offices. This is a pilot study of the Penitentiary in the Late Middle Ages. It studies the role of the office through the Finnish and Swedish documents in the archives of the Penitentiary, which so far are still very little known". Time Period 15th Century & 16th Century. Locale: Uppsala. (Religion, Christianity, Middle Ages, Penitentiaries).

$52.50

Unchanging Witness; The Consistent Christian Teaching on Homosexuality in Scripture and Tradition
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Unchanging Witness; The Consistent Christian Teaching on Homosexuality in Scripture and Tradition

By Fortson III, S. Donald (With Rollin G. Grams.)

Nashville: B&H Academic 978-1-4336-8792-1 [978-1-4336-8792-1] 2016. (Trade paperback) 402pp. Near fine. Notes, index. "The church is going through a time of severe fracture over the issue of homosexuality. This book addresses the arguments from the gay Christian movement and revisionist theologians and exegetes on a single point: can they withstand the evidence from the primary sources? In Unchanging Witness, Donald Fortson and Follin Grams articulate the consistent orthodox view on homosexuality by presenting primary source throughout Christian history and by interpreting the biblical texts in their cultural contexts". (Religion, Bible Studies, Christian Church, Christianity, Homosexuality, Scripture, Theology).

$26.25

The Sufi Message of Hazrat Inayat Khan; Volume III; Education; Rasa Shastra; Character-Building and the Art of Personality; Moral Culture
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The Sufi Message of Hazrat Inayat Khan; Volume III; Education; Rasa Shastra; Character-Building and the Art of Personality; Moral Culture

By Khan, Hazrat Inayat

Geneva: International Headquarters of the Sufi Movement 1976. (Hardcover) 262pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Photographic frontispiece. "In this third volume of the Sufi Message of Hazrat Inayat Khan a considerable part of the mystic's lectures and lessons on what might be called 'social' subjects have been collected. Thus one will find Education, a series of lectures given in the years 1925 and 1926, wherein the upbringing of the child is analysed from its infancy onwards" - from the Preface. Book about Rasa Shastra. Vol. 3 Education, Rasa Shastra, Character-Building and the Art of Personality; Mor. (Religion--Eastern, Eastern Religions, Education, Morality, Personality, Sufism).

$26.25

Images of Athos

By Chariton, Monk (Photography by Chariton of Lavra.)

Mount Athos [960-7735-04-8] 1997. (4to) 399pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Red cloth with small paste-down photograph to the front cover. Color photographs. Some small white spots on the back cover, the dust jacket is lightly edgeworn with horizontal wrinkles in the laminate, and a small scuff to the rear panel. "The Garden of the Virgin, with its unspoilt natural environment and the unceasing spiritual struggle of its monks-anchorites, has through the ages inspired writers and artists, laymen and clerics. They expressed themselves in words and music, with the brush and the chisel. They immortalised images, persons, sounds and landscapes, not of course to please the eye and ear, but above all to inspire the soul to kneel before the throne of its Creator". Photography by Chariton of Lavra. Text in Greek and English. Locale: Athos; Garden of the Virgin; Greece; Monastery of Vatopaedi; Mount Athos. (Religion, Christianity, Monasteries, Monks, Orthodox Church, Photography, Religion).

$110.25

Fishing Tips; How Curiosity Transformed a Community of Faith

By Pentland, John (With Susan Cooper.)

Toronto: Edge: A Network for Ministry Development 978-0-9948491-0-6 [978-0-9948491-0-6] 2015. (Trade paperback) 225pp. Near fine. Illustrations, photographs, appendices. "Fishing Tips is an open invitation to be curious. Using an ancient story as inspiration, John Pentland reflects on how Hillhurst United said 'Yes' to throwing the nets on the other side of convention. The result was innovative, invigorating and transformative. This book is for leaders, councils, boards, and small groups who want to invite true change that matters". Book about Community. Foreword by Gary Paterson. (Religion, Christian Church, Christianity, Faith, Leadership, Religion, Self Help).

$26.25

Looking Unto Jesus

By Morsey, T. Marshall

New York: George H. Doran Company 1924. (Hardcover) 136pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Signed with an inscription bythe author on the front free endpaper. Page 75 / 76 is dog-eared and the dust jacket is lightly edgeworn with a shallow chip and a 1-inch closed tear to the back panel. "The author has written a most assuring book on the world's need of Christ himself- not confusing theological arguments about him. It is written at the request of the many whom Dean Morsey has led out of doubt to strong assuring faith in Christ. Dean Morsey's approach to the whole question is peculiarly clear and convincing, and has evoked many expressions of gratitude. A university woman with degrees in Europe and America recently said, 'If I had only met you twenty years sooner, I would have saved myself twenty years of wandering religiously'". Book about Dean Morsey & Siloam School of the Bible. (Religion, Christianity, Faith, God, Religion).

$26.25

Prayer in Sixteenth-Century England (Publisher series: University of Florida Monographs--Prayer in Sixteenth Century England; University of Florida Monographs.)

By Kelly, Faye L.

Gainesville: University of Florida Press 1966. (stiff paper covers) 68pp. Near fine. Notes, bibliography. "Prayer in the latter half of the sixteenth century was an astonishing and significant phenomenon in English history. Its significance was not limited to the religious life, but played an important role in all phases of Elizabethan culture, especially the social and political. Prayers were commended in conduct books, for prayer was thought to be a sure means of improving oneself in good morals and good manners.". Time Period 16th Century. Publisher series: University of Florida Monographs #22 Prayer in Sixteenth Century England). (Religion, God, History--England, Monograph, Prayer, Religion).

$26.25

The Art of Biblical Narrative
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The Art of Biblical Narrative

By Alter, Robert

Basic Books [0-465-00427-X] 1981. (Trade paperback) 195pp. Very good. Illustration, index. "In what is both a radical approach to the Bible, and a fundamental return to its narrative prose, Robert Alter reads the Old Testament with new eyes - the eyes of a literary critic. Alter takes the bold yet simple step of reading the Bible as a literary creation". (Religion, Bible, Biblical Scholarship, Literary Criticism, Narrative, Old Testament, Religion).

$26.25

Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society; Canadian Women and the Church; Volume XXXVII, No.1; April 1995 (Publisher series: Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society--Canadian Women and the Church; Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society.)

By Canadian Church Historical Society (Contributor Sharon Anne Cook; Wendy L. Fletcher-Marsh; Heidi MacDonald; Includes Book Reviews.)

Toronto: Canadian Church Historical Society 1995. (Staplebound) 72pp. Very good. The spine is lightly faded. Includes "A Gallant Little Band": Bertha Wright and the Late Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Woman, "Anglican Women Religious in Two Nova Scotian Hospitals" and "The Limitations and Opportunity of Gender: Women in Ecclesiastical Structures in Canadian Anglicanism, 1920-55". Contributors include Sharon Anne Cook, Wendy L. Fletcher-Marsh, Heidi MacDonald. Includes Book Reviews. Publisher series: Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society (XXXVII Canadian Women and the Church). (Religion, Churches--Canada, Gender Issues, Journals, Women--Canada).

$15.75

The English Parish Clergy on the Eve of the Reformation

By Heath, Peter

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul [0-7100-6216-8] 1969. (Hardcover) 249pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Notes, appendices, tables, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and rubbed. "This is the first detailed study of the parish clergy in England on the eve of the break with Rome. It is based on a wide variety of documentary sources, both ecclesiastical and secular, ranging from diocesan records to sword evidence offered in litigation and accoutns kept by the clergy". Book about Parish Clergy. (Religion, Christianity, Clergy, Reformation--England, Tudor England).

$26.25

Paganism and Christianity 100-425 C.E.; A Sourcebook
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Paganism and Christianity 100-425 C.E.; A Sourcebook

By MacMullen, Ramsay (editors) (With Eugene N. Lane.)

Minneapolis: Fortress Press [0-8006-2647-8] 1992. (Trade paperback) 296pp. Near fine. Notes, index. There is a previous bookseller's sticker on the back cover. "This book is a collection of nearly 175 documents - from saints, emperors, philosophers, satirists, inscriptions, graffiti, and other interesting types - that sheds light on the complex fabric of religious belief as it changed from a variety of non-Judeo-Christian movements to Christian in late antiquity. These tales illuminate and bring to life the bizarre and the banal of the social world of the Roman Empire, the world in which Christianity ultimately gained preeminence". Time Period 100-425 C.E. (Religion, Christianity, Classical Studies, Paganism, Philosophers, Roman Empire).

$26.25

Church History; Vol 3

By Bihlmeyer, Karl

Westminster: Newman Press 1966. (Hardcover) 585pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Red with gilt lettering to the spine. Notes, chronology, index. The front free endpaper is clipped at the top corner and the front cover is lightly scuffed. "With sincere thanks to God, and after several unavoidable delays, this final volume of Church History is presented to the public. Everyone in the field knows that the portrayal of recent church history has its own special difficulties, and that it is quite a risky venture to attempt to outline a sketch of the very recent past with its events and struggles that still affect us to the depths of our souls" - from the Preface to the Tenth Edition. Revised by Hermann Tuchle. Vol. 3 Church History (Modern and Recent Times). Translated by Victor E. Mills & Francis J. Muller. (Religion, Catholic Church, Christianity, Church History, Reformation, Religion, Secularization--Theology).

$28.88

Diaspora; Exile and the Jewish Condition

By Levine, Etan (editor)

New York: Jason Aronson [0-87668-601-3] 1983, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 337pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Notes, index. The spine is lightly faded and the cover is edgeworn and lightly soiled. "For two thousand years, exile has been the quintessential, normative Jewish condition. However, since 1948 diaspora is no longer an inevitability but an option: Jews have had the choice to continue to reside in the lands of the disapora or to settle in the State of Israel. It is in our own day, consequently, that the issue of diaspora appears in a new perspective with heightened importance for Jews both in Israel and around the world" - from the Preface. Book about Diaspora. Locale: Israel. (Religion, Essays, Jewish People, Politics).

$26.25

Citizens with the Saints; A Brief History of Anglicanism in New Brunswick

By Harding, Lyman N.

Fredericton: Diocesan Synod of Fredericton [0-919488-60-9] 1994. (Trade paperback) 98pp. Near fine. Photographs, appendix, sources. "This book is informative. Our first Diocesan, and Metropolitan, John Medley, was a man with a vision reflected within this Diocese. Bishop Kingdon was a leading scholar of the Canadian Church. John Richardson was known as a great preacher. William Moorhead oversaw developments which serve today. Archbishop O'Neil strengthened the Diocese and Archbishop Nutter enabled us to move forward" - from the Foreword by George Fredericton. Book about Bishops. Locale: New Brunswick--Canada. (Religion, Anglican Church, Christianity, History--Canada).

$26.25

God's Martyr, History's Witness; Blessed Nykyta Budka, the First Ukrainian Catholic Bishop of Canada

By McVay, Athanasius D.

Edmonton: Athanasius D. McVay 978-0-9809309-1-7 [978-0-9809309-1-7] 2014. (Mass market paperback) 613pp. Very good plus. Color illustrated frontispiece, notes, photographs, illustrations, chronology, tables, bibliography, index. Lightly edgeworn. "This book is being published on the occasion of the one-hundredth anniversary of the arrival in Canada of the first Ukrainian Catholic bishop, Nykyta Budka (1877-1949). To properly commemorate the event, the Ukrainian bishops of Canada commissioned a long overdue and thoroguh examination of the life of Budka, a pivotal figure in Ukrainian Catholic and Ukrainian Canadian history" - from the Foreword by Dr. Stella Hryniuk. Book about Nykyta Budka, Ukrainian Catholic Church. Time Period 19th Century & 20th Century. (Religion, History--Canada, Ukrainian Canadians).

$173.25

How John Norton the Trapper Kept His Christmas

By Murray, W.H.H.

Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. 1890. (Hardcover) 109pp. Good, no dust jacket. Blue-grey cloth with gilt lettering to the cover and spine. The front hinge is cracked and loose, the covers are rubbed, and several pages have small (1 / 2-inch) closed tears to the edges. (Christmas, Christmas, Fiction).

$36.75

Evangelicalism; Comparative Studies of Popular Protestantism in North America, the British Isles, and Beyond, 1700-1990
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Evangelicalism; Comparative Studies of Popular Protestantism in North America, the British Isles, and Beyond, 1700-1990

By Noll, Mark A. (editors) (With David W. Bebbington & George A. Rawlyk.)

New York: Oxford University Press [0-19-508363-6] 1994. (Trade paperback) 430pp. Very good plus. Notes, tables, index. There is a previous owner's initials in ink on the half-title page. "The first comparative history of one of the most dynamic popular religious movements in recent times, Evangelicalism offers a uniquely comprehensive survey of this complex phenomenon from its emergence in the mid-eighteenth century to the present". Time Period 1700-1990. Locale: British Isles; North America. (Religion, American Civil War, Catholicism, Christianity, Essays, Methodism, Pentecostalism, Protestant Church).

$26.25

The Church Made Strange for the Nations; Essays in Ecclesiology and Political Theology (Publisher series: Princeton Theological Monograph Series.)
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The Church Made Strange for the Nations; Essays in Ecclesiology and Political Theology (Publisher series: Princeton Theological Monograph Series.)

By Doerksen, Paul G. (editors) (With Karl Koop.)

Eugene: Pickwick Publications 978-1-60899-398-7 [978-1-60899-398-7] 2011. (4to paperback) 192pp. Near fine. Notes, bibliography. Highlighting on pp. 9-12. Publisher series: Princeton Theological Monograph Series. (Religion, Ecclesiology, Political Theory, Religion, Theology).

$21.00

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