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Mount Athos: A Guide for Pilgrims
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Mount Athos: A Guide for Pilgrims

By Demakis, John G

Light and Life Publishing, 1991. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Black and white illustrations by Basil Pennington. An Orthodox spiritual centre since 1054, Mount Athos has enjoyed an autonomous statute since Byzantine times. The booklet covers getting there, what to expect, the town of Karyes, and more. Bibliography. Glossary of terms. Suggested itineraries. Monastic Communities on Mt. Athos. 38p. Measures 5.5x8.5 inches.

$16.00

Temenos: Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion (Vol 44, No. 1)
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Temenos: Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion (Vol 44, No. 1)

By Anttonen, Veikko (editor)

Finnish Society for the Study of Religion, 2008. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Contributors include Gavin Flood, Kim Knott, Hakan Rydving, Steven J. Sutcliffe, and more. 184p. Measures 6.25x9.5 inches. Text in English.

$12.00

Qur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman's Perspective
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Qur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman's Perspective

By Wadud, Amina

Oxford University Press, 1999. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Wadud's reading of the Qu'ran confirms women's equality and constitutes legitimate grounds for contesting the unequal treatment that women have experienced historically and continue to experience legally in Muslim communities. 118p. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

$12.00

The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years (Symposium at the Smithsonian Institution, Oct. 27, 1990)
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The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years (Symposium at the Smithsonian Institution, Oct. 27, 1990)

By Shanks, Hershel et al

Biblical Archaeology Society, 1991. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. 85p. Maps and illustrations. Four lectures presented at a symposium sponsored by the Resident Associate Program, Smithsonian Institution on October 27, 1990. Speakers, and lecture titles, include: Hershel Shanks: "The Excitement Lasts: An Overview," James C. Vanderkam: "Implications for the History of Judaism and Christianity," P. Kyle McCarter, Jr.: "The Mystery of the Copper Scroll," James A. Sanders: "Understanding the Development of the Biblical Text." An 11-page panel discussion follows the lectures.

$12.00

The Unfinished Agenda of Anglicanism
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The Unfinished Agenda of Anglicanism

By Luxton, George Nasmith

Bishop Cronyn Foundation and Memorial Fund, 1970. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. 60 page booklet. Luxton emphasized that he saw the 1970s as a time for assessment, examination, and renewal of vision. This publication was the last in a series of booklets by the sixth bishop of Huron. Includes bibliographical references.

$14.00

Sociology of Early Palestinian Christianity
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Sociology of Early Palestinian Christianity

By Theissen, Gerd

Fortress Press, 1989. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Topics include social attitudes in the Jesus movement, socio-economic factors, socio-cultural factors, and more. Notes. Index. 130p. Measures 5.5x8.5 inches.

$12.00

The Mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls
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The Mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls

By Leventon, Melissa; Dreyfus, Renee et al

San Francisco: The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1994. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked text. Sections range from their discovery and conservation/preservation to the access controversy. Timeline. Well illustrated. Map. 32p. Guide for 26 February - 29 May 1994 exhibition. References. 32pp. 8.5"x11". The Dead Sea Scrolls are ancient Jewish religious, mostly Hebrew, manuscripts found in the Qumran Caves near the Dead Sea

$12.00

The Mountain Path
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The Mountain Path

By Ramanan, K.V

Aradhana, 2005. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Dedicated to Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi. Includes "The many sides of Ramana" by Davi Frawley, "N. Subramanya: Fifty Years of Service" by A S. Krishnamoorthy, "Bhagavan and Thayumanavar" by Robert Butler, "Veda Prayanam" by Eduardo Linder, and more. 128p. Illustrated.

$15.00

Atheism: The Logic of Disbelief
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Atheism: The Logic of Disbelief

By McCabe, Joseph

See Sharp Press, 2006. Pamphlet. Very Good. Unmarked. 40p. First appeared in 1936. Explains what atheism is and is not. Delves into related topics such as the difference between atheism and agnosticism, different concepts of god, the cruelty of religious believers, and the relationship of religion to superstition. McCabe (1867-1955) was an English writer and speaker on freethought, after having been a Roman Catholic priest earlier in his life.

$12.00

Transforming Congregations for the Future (Once and Future Church Series)
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Transforming Congregations for the Future (Once and Future Church Series)

By Mead, Loren B

Alban Institute, 1994. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Summarizes some problems of the contemporary Church and offers a call to hope and transformation. 139p.

$12.00

Liberty of Conscience and the Growth of Religious Diversity in Early America, 1636-1786
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Liberty of Conscience and the Growth of Religious Diversity in Early America, 1636-1786

By Pestana, Carla G

John Carter Brown Library, 1986. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. French flaps. Foreword by Marty E. Marty. Preface by Norman Fiering. Suggestions for further reading. Measures 8.5x11.5 inches. Catalog of an exhibit at the John Carter Brown Library in honor of the 350th anniversary of the founding of the state of Rhode Island, sponsored by the Lilly Endowment and others.

$16.00

Paths in Utopia
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Paths in Utopia

By Buber, Martin

Boston: Beacon Press, 1958. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Index. 152p. Introduction by Ephraim Fischoff. Translated by R.F.C. Hull. In this summary and scholarly study of humanity's search for the perfect social structure, Buber expounds upon and defends the Zionist experiment.

$12.00

De Religie van de Toekomst een verkenning
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De Religie van de Toekomst een verkenning

By Sonnen, Ruud

Regulus, 2005. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Light crease on cover. Dutch text. Ruud Sonnen was a priest and physicist.

$25.00

The Gnostic Discoveries: The Impact of the Nag Hammadi Library
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The Gnostic Discoveries: The Impact of the Nag Hammadi Library

By Meyer, Marvin W

HarperOne, 2005. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Remainder mark. Briefly recounts the discovery of the Nag Hammadi documents in the 1940s and analyzes their content. 238p. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. B/W illustrations

$12.00

The Epic of a People: The Story of the Jews
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The Epic of a People: The Story of the Jews

By Addleson, A

New York: Bloch Publishing Company, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Unmarked text. Second Edition, Revised to 1945. Unclipped dust jacket with chipping and tears. Maps on front and back end pages. Bibliographic notes. Index. 363p.

$12.00

Lucid Exposition of the Middle Way: The Essential Chapters from the Prasannapada of Candrakirti
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Lucid Exposition of the Middle Way: The Essential Chapters from the Prasannapada of Candrakirti

By Candrakirti (translated by Mervyn Sprung)

Prajna Press, 1979. Hardcover. Acceptable/good. Some markings in pencil on first 30 pages, also a few dog-eared pages. Translated from the Sanskrit by Mervyn Sprung in collaboration with T.R.V. Murti and U.S. Vyas. Translator's introduction. Glossary. Bibliography. Dust jacket. Previous owner's stamp on front end page. 283p. Originally published in 1979. The Prasannapada is the explanation of the versed aphorisms of Nagarjuna which are the first and basic statement of the Buddhist philosophy of the middle way.

$45.00

Christianity: An End to Magic
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Christianity: An End to Magic

By Walker, John Baptist

Denville, NJ: Dimension Books, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. 118p. Topics include the growth of religion, anti-religion, the meaning of meditation, alternative societies, and more.

$12.00

The Book of J
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The Book of J

By Rosenberg, David and Harold Bloom

Vintage, 1991. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Previous owner's name inside cover. Scholars agree that the first strand in Genesis, Exodus, and Numbers was written by an author whom they call J, who lived in the tenth century before Christ. In The Book of J, translated by David Rosenberg, literary critic, Harold Bloom asserts that J was a writer of the stature of Homer, Shakespeare, and Tolstoy and puts forth the revolutionary idea that J was very likely a woman. 340p.

$12.00

American Piety: The Nature of Religious Commitment
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American Piety: The Nature of Religious Commitment

By Stark, Rodney and Charles Y. Glock

University of California Press, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Clipped dust jacket. Previous owner's name on front end page. Volume 1 in the Patterns of Religious Commitment series. Topics include patterns of faith, Churches as moral communities, belief, ritual and more.

$12.00

Voices of the Matriarchs: Listening to the Prayers of Early Modern Jewish Women
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Voices of the Matriarchs: Listening to the Prayers of Early Modern Jewish Women

By Weissler, Chava

Beacon Press, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Notes. Index. 270p. A first look at non-Hebrew Jewish source materials: the vernacular women's devotional prayers called tkhines. Also discusses changes the twentieth century wrought in the practice of writing and reciting tkhines.

$12.00

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