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Mere Christianity

By C.S. Lewis

London: Fount, 1977, 1977. Soft Cover. 4 1/2 x 7. ISBN:0 00 624570 6. 189 pp. The most popular of C.S. Lewis's works of non-fiction. This book brings together Lewis's legendary broadcast talks of the war years. He sets out to " .explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times." A collection of remarkable brilliance, confirming C.S. Lewis's reputation as one of the leading writers an d thinkers of our age. This copy in mint cond. A preface serves as a helpful introduction to the development of his thought. Overall cond.: very fine..

$5.00

Liber Jeremiae

By W. Rudolph

Wurttembergische Bibelanstalt Stuttgart, 1970. Editio Funditus Renovata. Bookmark is Tamula Accentuum: 1. Accentus communes (in libris XXI) 2. Accentus poetici (in libris Psalmorum, Job, Proverbiorum) Softcover has a crease to the bottom front corner. Former owner's name on bottom front corner of cover. Text is clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Good. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4.

$20.00

What is God?
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What is God?

By Etan Boritzer, Illustrated by Robbie Marantz

Willowdale, Ontario: A Firefly Book, 1991, 1991. Soft Cover. 10 x 8. ISBN:0-920668-88-7. A book for children that addresses the question: "What is God?" It presents, very simply, the idea that God is an eternal mystery, and that people of different religions understand God as the teachers, Jesus, Moses,Mohammed, and Buddha taught them about. Discusses (again very simply) the Bible, Koran, Torah, Sutras and Vedas. Children will become familiar wi th the concept of prayer. All of the religions are treated equally. A nice little book to introduce comparative religion to young children, (and perhaps, tolerance). Sfotcover, illustrated with small child looking up at the stars in the the night sky. Bright, super clean. One slight corner crease, otherwise perfect. No former owner's name. Text is pristine. Full page colour illustrations on opposi te pages of text. Lovely. Overall cond: v. good..

$10.00

The Hutterites in North America

By John A. Hostetler and Gertrude Enders Huntington

N.Y.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967. 115 pp+References Cited. Discusses: World View; Colony Life Patterns; Technology and Economic Patterns; Socialization and Family Patterns; Disruption Patterns. Photos byKryn Taconis. Map of Location of Hutterite Colonies In Alberta, Sask, Manitoba, Montana, North and South Dakota. Orange softcover has photo of young Hutterites girl. Cover has some scuffing and rubbing and a wee sticker pull on upper front corner. Former owners' names on first page. Text is clean, secure, and unmarked. A nice copy. Overall cond: good.. Soft Cover. 9 1/4 x 6 1/2.

$8.00

Purple-Violet-Squish

By David Wilkerson

Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 1969. 152 pp. "The latest in a series of reports by the Rev. David Wilderson on his efforts to use the techniques of a fundamentalist, charismatic religion to save teen-age dope addicts, radicals and campus revolutionaries from themselves." Dj has some scuffing to cover and a bit of edgewear. Possibly price clipped. Bright yellow paper on boards binding with purple cloth spine- wee bump to bottom front corner but very nice and clean. Former owner's name is blacked out on ffep. Text is clean and secure. Corner fold on page 62. A good copy.. Second Printing. HC and DJ. Good +/Good. 8 1/4 x 5 3/4.

$12.25

Fruits From the Tree of Life

By Mrs. J. Hardwick

London: Charles H. Kelly Hard Cover. 7 5/8 x 5 1/8. 384 pp. Subtitled: Daily Readings for Hungering Christians. Inscription on endpaper is dated 7th Sept., 1901. Day by day, devotional readings through the year. Each day begi ns with a direct quote from the Bible. The author states in the Preface "Here is refreshing fruit, which can be plucked and eaten in a few brief minutes, bringing nourishment, stimulous, and refreshme nt to the spirit." Maroon cloth on boards deeply embossed with designs linear and leaf from the perios Arts and Crafts Movement (1870 - 1914) Title on front and spine blind-stamped. Title on spine gol d gilt. A bit of wear to corners and rear cover. Binding basically bright, tight and clean. Gift inscription and former owners name on tight and free front endpapers. Text has yellowed slightly, but n o foxing and exceptionally clean. A lovely copy. Overall cond: v. good..

$25.00

Islam : The Muslim Community (Religious Traditions of the World Ser.)
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Islam : The Muslim Community (Religious Traditions of the World Ser.)

By Denny, Frederick M

San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.: HarperSanFrancisco, 1988. 137 pp. includes selected reading list and glossary. An interpretation of the doctrines, devotional practices and institutions of Islam and provides an understanding of world events involving Muslims: the Islamic Jihad movements, the controversy over the adoption of Islamic holy law, and the Islamic revival. Softcover is bright and clean, no creases or tears. No former owner's name. Text has some underlining in pencil. No creases, tears or folds in text. B/W photos and maps.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8 x 5 1/4.

$7.00

Dark Night of the Soul

By E. Allison Peers

Garden City, N.Y.: Image Books. 1959, 1959. Paperback. 7 1/8 x 4 1/8. 193 pp. A classic in the literature of Myticism. The most sublime of all the Spanish mystics. "When we study his teatises - principally that great composite work known as the Ascent of Mount Carmel and the Dark Night - we have the impression of a mastermind that has scaled the heights of mystical science." These treatises are a wonderful illustration of the theological tr uth and agreement found between the natural and the supernatural. This edition contains the translator's prefaces to the 2st and 2nd editions and the introduction to the 3rd edition. There is also a p rologue. Cover is blue and yellow and black: in remarkably good condition. Lower right front corner has crease - otherwise bright, clean. Text is tight and clean. A very nice copy. Extensive footnot es throughout. Overall condition: v. good..

$8.00

Against All Odds
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Against All Odds

By Stier, Jim

Edmonds, WA, U.S.A.: Y W A M Publishing, 1996. 179 pp. Amazing true stories of spiritual victory and personal triumph. Jim Stier is the chairman of Youth with a mission. Softcover is in very nice condition. Bright, clean, no creases or tears. Former owner's name written neatly on top of first page. Text is clean and bright, no corner folds. Back few pages have a bit of moisture warping along top edge. Not a major flaw. A nice copy.. Second Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$7.00

Men and Ideas in the Sixteenth Century

By Hans J. Hillerbrand

Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1970. 130 pp includes index and bibliography. An analysis of the Reformation, which the author maintains must be understood not only from a religious viewpoint but also from the affairs of European society at the time. Softcover has a wee bit of wear to corners and some minimal scuffing. No former owner's name. Text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy.. Third. Soft Cover. Good. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2.

$5.00

A Layman's Handbook on the Holy Spirit

By Robert J. Kuglin

Beaverlodge, Alberta: Buena Book Services, 1983. 191 pp. "In practical and illustrated insights (the author) describes the work and ministry of the Holy Spirit. Speaking to laymen, he traces revival in the believer, in the church, and in the community." Softcover has very min edgewear. No former owner's name. Text is clean , secure, unmarked. A good copy.. Presumed First. Mass Market Paperback. Good +. 7 x 4 1/4.

$6.00

The Windwalker

By Blaine M. Yorgason

Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1979, 1979. HC and DJ. Third. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4. 99 pages. The story of an elderly Native Indian man, who though blind, treks through blowing snow back to his family. "One is made to feel that all this is in the desi gn of Giver-of-live, and by extension the wisdom which well-spent years brings is seen as a unique heritage valuable in every society. The accidental descent into a cave, the humor, the battle with Co rw Indians." This copy has dustjacket with new mylar protector. Dj has some crease and wear (in form of small tears) to corners and edges, also a small impressed ring (1 1/2" diameter) on rear. Price clipped. Very nice textured binding, gilt lettering on front, spine. Binding is near-new cond. Endpapers and text in pristine cond. Nice illustrations throughout. DJ: fair-good; Binding and text: v. good+.

$12.00