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New York: HarperOne 978-0-06-144870-6 [978-0-06-144870-6] 2009. (Hardcover) 353pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Notes, index. "For too long, the history of Christianity has been told as the triumph of orthodox doctrine imposed through power and hierarchy. In A People's History of Christianity, historian and religion expert Diana Butler Bass reveals an alternate history that… Read more
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image of Marpingen; Apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century Germany

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf [0-679-41843-1] 1993, 1st American edition. (Hardcover) 510pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Tables, notes, bibliography, index. "In a riveting work of historical research, David Blackbourn brings to light the period surrounding the days in July 1876 when three young girls claimed to have sighted the Virgin Mary in the… Read more
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New York: Riverhead Books [1-57322-322-0] 2005. (Hardcover) 238pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. There is a minor crease to the dust jacket at the top of the spine. "There is very little evidence of the historical Jesus - who he was or what he said. As Harold Bloom writes in Jesus and Yahweh:… Read more
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image of The Mediator; A Study of the Central Doctrine of the Christian Faith

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London: Lutterworth Press 1934, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 621pp. Very good in good to very good dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Index. The top and bottom of the spine is lightly edgeworn and sunned, there is a previous owner's inscripiption on the front free endpaper, and the dust jacket is… Read more
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New York: Doubleday [0-385-50951-0] 2003, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 372pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Map endpapers, notes, bibliography, index. "Jon Krakauer's literary reputation rests on insightful chronicles of lives conducted at the outer limits. In Under the Banner of Heaven, he shifts his focus from extremes of physical adventure to extremes of… Read more
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image of The Infallibility of the Church; Lectures Delivered in the Divinity School of the University of Dublin

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London: John Murray 1953, Abridged. (Hardcover) 227pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Notes, index. Two small dampstains on the spine, corners lightly bumped, and there is a previous owner's stamp on the front free endpaper. "Dr. Salmon's great book has too long been out of print. Yet, in its own subject, it is not… Read more
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image of Creation; The Scriptural proof of the creation of things seen and unseen, showing the unfolding of the Divine Plan from the Logos to the completion of the royal family of heaven and the restoration of man.

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Brooklyn: International Bible Students Association Watch Tower Bible and Tract Societ 1927. (Hardcover) 379pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Light blue cloth with gilt lettering to the cover and spine and embossed design to the front and back covers. Color frontispiece, black and white and color illustrations, index. The spine is lightly worn at… Read more
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image of The Ancient Wisdom; An Outline of Theosophical Teachings

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Adyar: Theosophical Publishing House [0-8356-7038-4] 1983. (Hardcover) 390pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Notes, folding chart. The dust jacket has closed tears. (Eastern Religions, Arcane, Eastern Religions, Theosophy).
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Christmas Stories (Publisher series: Everyman's Library.)

by Tesdell, Diana Secker (editor)

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 978-0-307-26717-7 [978-0-307-26717-7] 2007. (Hardcover) 395pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. "Christmas Stories is a treasury of short fiction by great writers of the past two centuries - from Dickens and Tolstoy to John Updike and Alice Munro. As a literary subject, Christmas has inspired everything from intimate domestic dramas… Read more
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Seven Stories of Christmas Love

by Buscaglia, Leo (Illustrations by Tom Newsom.)

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Thorofare: Slack, Incorporated [1-55642-019-6] 1987. (Hardcover) 110pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Color illustrations and decorations throughout the text. The dust jacket and spine are lightly edgeworn. "In his warm, humorous way, Dr. Buscaglia shares seven holiday episodes from his life, including his hilarious adventure in producing a school Christmas… Read more
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image of T'ai-Shang Kan-Ying P'ien; Lao-Tzu's Treatise on the Response of the Tao (Publisher series: The Sacred Literature Series.)

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San Francisco: HarperCollins Publishers [0-06-064956-9] 1994, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 102pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrations, photograph. The dust jacket is faded along the spine and price-clipped. "Considered by many Taoists and non-Taoists alike to be an essential guide to living, Tao Tzu's Treatise on the Response of the Tao… Read more
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The Lore of the Old Testament

by Gaer, Joseph

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1952. (Hardcover) 388pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Notes, index. The book and dust jacket are lightly edgeworn at the top and bottom of the spine. "Next to the Bible, as a treasury of literature and of the principles men live by, comes the… Read more
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Salvation; Scenes from the Life of St. Francis

by Martin, Valerie (Biography of St. Francis of Assisi.)

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf [0-375-40983-1] 2001. (Hardcover) 268pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Notes, sources. "Inspired by the fresco cycles that depict the life of St. Franccis of Assisi, Valerie Martin tells the life of Francesco di Pietro Bernardone in a series of vividly realized 'panels' of moments both ordinary and crucial". Biography… Read more
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Washington: National Geographic [1-4262-0041-2] 2006. (Hardcover) 309pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. A remainder mark on the bottom edge. "Judas Iscariot. He's been hated and reviled through the ages as Jesus Christ's betrayer - the close friend who sells him out for 30 pieces of silver. But history also records other information… Read more
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You Better Not Cry; Stories for Christmas

by Burroughs, Augusten

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9780312341916
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New York: St. Martin's Press 978-0-312-34191-6 [978-0-312-34191-6] 2009, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 206pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. "Mordently funny, pathologically honest, and with a reckless disregard for his own dignity, Augusten reveals how the holidays bring out the worst in us and sometimes, just sometimes, the very, very best". (Christmas,… Read more
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New York: Crossroad [0-8245-1120-4] 1991. (Trade paperback) 271pp. Very good plus. Notes, index. The covers are lightly worn, the spine has a reading crease and the back cover has been scraped where a price sticker was removed. "Is there life after death? This most universal of questions has puzzled and challenged every generation of… Read more
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The Essence of Vedanta

by Hodgkinson, Brian

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Edison: Chartwell Books 978-0-7858-2116-8 [978-0-7858-2116-8] 2006. (Hardcover) 230pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Glossary, bibliography, index. "We live today in a time of crisis. Even people of religious faith find little of which they can be certain. To what then can all men and women, regardless of race, religion or political standpoint,… Read more
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On God; An Uncommon Conversation

by Mailer, Norman (With Michael Lennon.)

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9780812979404
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New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks 978-0-8129-7940-4 [978-0-8129-7940-4] 2008. (Trade paperback) 209pp. Very good plus. "'I feel no attachment, whatsoever, to organized religion,' wrote Norman Mailer. 'I see God, rather, as a Creator, as the greatest artist. I see human beings as His most developed artworks.' and in this collection of moving, amusing, probing,… Read more
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A Visit from St. Nicholas; With Original Cuts, Designed and Engraved by Boyd

by Moore, Clement C. (Illustrations by Arthur Boyd; Identified on cover as: Saint Nicholas.)

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New York: Spalding & Shepard 1849, facsimile edition. (Stringbound) np. Near fine. Illustrations. A previous owner's incscription inside the back card cover and the front cover is very lightly soiled. "This is a happy re-creation of the 1849 illustrated edition of which only two copies are known to exist. That from which this facsimile… Read more
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Salvation; Scenes from the Life of St. Francis

by Martin, Valerie (Biography of St. Francis of Assisi.)

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9780375708831
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New York: Vintage Books [0-375-70883-9] 2001. (Trade paperback) 268pp. Near fine. Notes, sources. The edges of the spine are lightly worn. "Inspired by the Italian frescoes that depict the life of St. Francis of Assisi, acclaimed novelist Valerie Martin examines the life of Francesco di Pietro Bernardone in a series of vivid 'panels' that… Read more
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