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What Ever Happened to Respect? America's Loss of Respect for Pastors
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What Ever Happened to Respect? America's Loss of Respect for Pastors

By Ayers, Philip E.

Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.: Authorhouse (1st Books Library), 2005. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). 6" x 9". PB, 278 pp., Near Fine. Pages bright, clean, & unmarked. Binding tight. Personal gift inscription by the author on f.f.e.p. Slight shelf wear; a carefully kept copy. A historical survey of the attitude of increasing disrespect towards pastors, from 1600 to the present, with attention to research, testimony, & personal experience. Author is pastor of Glade Creek Baptist Church, Blue Ridge, Virginia..

$9.00

The Fundamentalist Phenomenon/the Resurgence of Conservative Christianity (Second Edition)

By Dobson, Ed;Hindson, Ed;Falwell, Jerry

Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A.: Baker Book House, 1986. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 5-3/8" x 8-3/8". PB, 215 pp., Near Fine. Prev. owner's name written on f.f.e.p. Pages bright, clean, & unmarked. Binding tight. A very well kept copy. Originally published in 1981; this is the Second Edition (1986). Presents an inside history & evaluation of this unique brand of religious nonconformity -- one too long misunderstood. Dobson was vice president for student affairs at Liberty University & an associate pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church. Hindson was professor of religion & director of the Center for the Study of American Fundamentalism at Liberty University. Falwell was pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church & chancellor of Liberty University & Seminary..

$5.00

Jesus Through the Centuries: His Place in the History of Culture

By Pelikan, Jaroslav

New Haven, CT, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 1985. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 6-1/4" x 9-1/2". HB, 270 pp., Near Fine/Near Fine. Pages bright, clean, & unmarked. Binding tight. Appears unused; a beautiful copy. Illustrated dustjacket, preserved in mylar; gray marble design boards, white cloth spine. 1st printing. Examines the impact of Jesus not only on the culture but also on the political, social, & economic history of the last 2 millennia. Pelikan is Sterling Professor of History & William Clyde DeVane Lecturer at Yale University..

$5.00

The Ante-Nicene Fathers, Volume 6: Gregory Thaumaturgus, Dionysius the Great, Julius Africanus, Anatolius & Minor Writers, Methodius, Arnobius

By Roberts, Alexander (editor); Donaldson, James (editor); Coxe, A. Cleveland (editor, American edition)

Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.: William B. Eerdmans (with T&T Clark), 1997. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 6-3/4" x 9-3/4". HB, 571 pp., Near Fine/No dustjacket as issued. A brand-new, crisp, unread copy. No marks. Tail of spine is slightly bumped; front board has small discolored mark. Olive-green boards with red decoration & gilt lettering. Originally published in the late 19th century. Various translators. This 1997 reprint of the American Edition was co-published by Wm. B. Eerdmans & T&T Clark. Chronologically arranged & edited, with brief notes & prefaces, by A. Cleveland Coxe. Includes English translations, with notes, of works by the following church fathers of the third century: Gregory Thaumaturgus, Dionysius the Great, Julius Africanus, Anatolius & Minor Writers, Methodius, Arnobius..

$13.00

The Ante-Nicene Fathers, Volume 6: Gregory Thaumaturgus, Dionysius the Great, Julius Africanus, Anatolius & Minor Writers, Methodius, Arnobius

By Roberts, Alexander (editor); Donaldson, James (editor); Coxe, A. Cleveland (editor, American edition)

Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.: William B. Eerdmans (with T&T Clark), 1997. Book. New. Hardcover. 6-3/4" x 9-3/4". HB, 571 pp., New/No dustjacket as issued. A brand-new, crisp, unread copy. No marks. Olive-green boards with red decoration & gilt lettering. Originally published in the late 19th century. Various translators. This 1997 reprint of the American Edition was co-published by Wm. B. Eerdmans & T&T Clark. Chronologically arranged & edited, with brief notes & prefaces, by A. Cleveland Coxe. Includes English translations, with notes, of works by the following church fathers of the third century: Gregory Thaumaturgus, Dionysius the Great, Julius Africanus, Anatolius & Minor Writers, Methodius, Arnobius..

$14.00

The Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers, First Series, Volume 11, St. Chrysostom: Homilies on Acts & Romans

By Schaff, Philip (editor)

Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.: William B. Eerdmans & T & T Clark, 1997. Book. New. Hardcover. 7" x 10". HB, 574 pp., New/No dustjacket as issued. A brand-new, crisp, unused copy. No marks. Olive-green boards with gilt lettering on dark-green background. Originally published in 1889. Reprinted 1997. This reprint series was co-published by Wm. B. Eerdmans with T&T Clark. Contains English translations of Chrysostom's Homilies on the Acts of the Apostles & on Paul's Epistle to the Romans. Translations are by leading patristic scholars from Great Britain & the United States. George B. Stevens is the editor & reviser of the translations in this volume..

$16.00

The Suicide of Christian Theology

By Montgomery, John Warwick

Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.: Bethany Fellowship, 1971. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4". HB, 528 pp., Very Good/No dustjacket. Pages are clean & bright, & appear to be unmarked, except for a brief marginal note on p. 75. Bindiing tight. Prev.owner's name on half-title page. Bright-red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, have minor edgewear. A collection of articles that chronicle & critique the self-destructive movements, trends, & schools of thought in 20th-century Christian theology. Montgomery is a distinguished Christian scholar with ten earned degrees, in law, theology, philosophy, & other subjects, who is currently Professor of Apologetics at Trinity International University & member of the board of the Canadian Institute for Law, Theology, & Public Policy..

$15.00

Continental Pietism and Early American Christianity

By Stoeffler, F. Ernest (editor)

William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1976. Ex-Library. Very Good. Soft cover. 5-1/4" x 8-1/8". PB, 276 pp., Very Good. Ex-library copy, with the usual markings, pocket in back. Ink underlining & marginalia here & there, primarily in 1st half of book. Binding tight, spine reinforced with acid-free book tape. Wear to edges & along spine. Prev. owner's name & info inside front cover. Essays on Pietism, each written by a scholar with professional interest in the area treated, showing that Pietism made a crucial contribution to American religious life. Stoeffler was Professor of Religion at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA..

$12.00

The Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers, First Series, Volume 4, St. Augustine: Writings Against the Manichaeans & Against the Donatists (The Anti-Manichaean Writings, The Anti-Donatist Writings)

By Schaff, Philip (editor)

Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.: William B. Eerdmans (with T & T Clark), 1996. Book. New. Hardcover. 7" x 10". HB, 675 pp., New/No dustjacket as issued. A brand-new, crisp, unused copy. Unmarked. Slight shelfwear. Olive-green boards with gilt lettering on dark-green background. Originally published as Volume 4 in "A Select Library of the Nicene & Post Nicene Fathers" in 1887. Reprinted 1996. This reprint series was co-published by Wm. B. Eerdmans with T&T Clark. Translations are by leading patristic scholars from Great Britain & the United States. This volume contains Augustine's polemical writings in defense of the orthodox faith against the heresies of the Manichaeans & against the schisms of the Donatists. Also includes extensive introductory essays, about the Manichees by Albert H. Newman, & about the anti-Donatist writings by Chester D. Hartranft..

$16.00

A Hymn Is Born

By Bonner, Clint

Nashville, TN, U.S.A.: Broadman Press, 1959. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 5-3/4" x 8-1/2". HB, 160 pp., Very Good/Very Good -. Pages clean & unmarked, binding tight. Gift inscription to prev. owner on f.f.e.p. Gray textured boards, slightly bowed, with light edgewear at spine ends & cover corners, small scrape on back. Bent upper corner of 1 page has been straightened. Red & white dustjacket, preserved in mylar, has repaired closed tear on front top edge, wear to spine ends & corners. A total of 93 hymn stories, with index of Hymn titles, authors, & composers. Author, a free-lance writer, dates his interest in hymns back to when he travelled the circuit with his father, a Methodist minister..

$6.00

Exploring Church History: 20 Centuries of Christ's People (The World Explorer Series)

By Thomas, Perry

Nashville, TN, U.S.A.: World Publishing, 2005. Book. New. Hardcover. 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". HB, 300 pp., New/No dustjacket. A brand-new, unread copy. Hardcover. No marks. A popular, easy-to-read survey of the history of the Christian church worldwide. The author has made a special effort to expand the focus of his account beyond Europe & North America to narrate the history of the church in Asia, Africa, & Latin America; to include Eastern Orthodox Christians, as well as Roman Catholics, Protestants, & Evangelicals; and to discuss the historical contributions of notable Christian women. Thomas is a 30-year veteran missionary to Indonesia who has ministered as a teacher, pastor, counselor, editor, & translator..

$5.00

The Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers, Second Series, Volume 13, Part II: Gregory the Great, Ephraim Syrus, Aphrahat

By Schaff, Philip (editor); Wace, Henry (editor)

Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.: William B. Eerdmans (with T & T Clark), 1997. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". HB, 433 pp., Very Good/No dustjacket as issued. A new, crisp, unread copy. No marks. Upper front & back edges bumped about 1 inch from corners; upper edge of text block very slightly bumped. Olive-green boards with gilt lettering on blue background. Originally published 1898. Reprint edition (1997), published jointly by T&T Clark & Wm. B. Eerdmans. Part of "A Select Library of the Christian Church." This series was translated into English with prolegomena and explanatory notes by a number of distinguished patristic scholars of Europe and America. This volume contains Selected Epistles of Gregory the Great (Books IX to XIV) & selections from the Hymns & Homilies of Ephraim the Syrian (Ephraim Syrus) & from the Demonstrations of Aphrahat the Persian Sage..

$14.00

Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession
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Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession

By Fox, Richard Wightman

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Harper San Francisco, 2004. Remainder. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition (Stated). 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". HB, 488 pp., Near Fine/Very Good. A clean, bright, tight, unread copy. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Illustrated blue dustjacket has a small tear on rear panel & minor shelfwear. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine; light scratch on back cover. Stated First Edition. "A highly personal, highly competent portrait of American religion--from 16th-century Native Americans to 21st-century filmmakers & evangelists. The notes are superb; the text is exciting & fresh." The author teaches history at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles..

$4.00

The Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers, First Series, Volume 4, St. Augustine: Writings Against the Manichaeans & Against the Donatists (The Anti-Manichaean Writings, The Anti-Donatist Writings)

By Schaff, Philip (editor)

Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.: William B. Eerdmans, 1996. Book. New. Hardcover. 7" x 10". HB, 675 pp., New/No dustjacket as issued. A brand-new, crisp, unused copy. Unmarked. Slight shelfwear. Olive-green boards with gilt lettering on dark-green background. Originally published as Volume 4 in "A Select Library of the Nicene & Post Nicene Fathers" in 1887. Reprinted 1996. This reprint series was co-published by Wm. B. Eerdmans with T&T Clark. Translations are by leading patristic scholars from Great Britain & the United States. This volume contains Augustine's polemical writings in defense of the orthodox faith against the heresies of the Manichaeans & against the schisms of the Donatists. Also includes extensive introductory essays, about the Manichees by Albert H. Newman, & about the anti-Donatist writings by Chester D. Hartranft..

$16.00

Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession
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Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession

By Fox, Richard Wightman

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Harper San Francisco, 2004. Remainder. New. Hardcover. First Edition (Stated). 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". HB, 488 pp., New/New. A brand-new, unread copy. Remainder mark on top page edges. Illustrated blue dustjacket has minor shelfwear. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Stated First Edition. "A highly personal, highly competent portrait of American religion--from 16th-century Native Americans to 21st-century filmmakers & evangelists. The notes are superb; the text is exciting & fresh." The author teaches history at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles..

$4.00

Rewarding Faith Plus Works

By McConnell, Lela G.

Kentucky, U.S.A.: Privately Printed by the Author, 1962. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 5-1/4" x 7-3/4". HB, 174 pp., Very Good +/No dustjacket. Pages clean, bright, & unmarked. Binding tight. Ex-church library copy, with usual markings. Prev. owner's name on f.f.e.p. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine & front, have only slight wear; top of spine is bumped. Small ink spot on outside page edges. The author, originally a deaconess in the Methodist Episcopal Church, felt called to establish a holiness ministry in Kentucky while a student at Asbury College in the 1920's. She undertook preaching tours throughout the eastern part of the state & organized a group of preaching stations that became known as the Kentucky Mountain Holiness Association. Spurning offers from a Methodist bishop to place the Association under that church's authority, McConnell appointed & supervised a network of pastors, most of whom were women. She also founded several boarding schools, a Bible college, & a Christian radio station. This book is her account of how the ministry of the KMHA grew & spread..

$8.00

The Modern Church, Part Two (Volume 4 of History of the Christian Church)

By Sheldon, Henry C.

Peabody, MA, U.S.A.: Hendrickson Publishers, 1988. Book. As New. Hardcover. 5-3/4" x 8-1/4". HB, 449 pp., As New. A bright, tight, unread copy. No marks. Slight shelfwear. Attractive brown & tan textured boards with gilt lettering & decoration. This is Volume 4 only ("The Modern Church, Part Two) of a 5-volume set. Reprint (1988) by Hendrickson Publishers of the edition published by Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, in 1895. First printing. This volume of a standard work on church history is largely devoted to events in the 18th century & the very beginning of the 19th..

$5.00

Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession
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Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession

By Fox, Richard Wightman

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Harper San Francisco, 2004. Remainder. New. Hardcover. First Edition (Stated). 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". HB, 488 pp., New/New. A brand-new, unread copy. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Illustrated blue dustjacket has minor shelfwear. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Stated First Edition. "A highly personal, highly competent portrait of American religion--from 16th-century Native Americans to 21st-century filmmakers & evangelists. The notes are superb; the text is exciting & fresh." The author teaches history at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles..

$4.00

The Pilgrimage of Christianity

By Duncan, Pope A.

Nashville, TN, U.S.A.: Broadman Press, 1965. Book. Very Good -. Soft cover. 5-1/4" x 7-3/4". HB, Very Good -/No Dustjacket, 128 pp. Binding tight. Ink underlining & marginalia; pages slightly yellowed. Light wear to edges, corners, & spine. Previous owner's name on f.f.e.p. Subtitle: a lively account of men & major events from the first century to the twentieth. Brown boards. Author was Dean of Brunswick College, Brunswick, Georgia. "A concise & readable survey of Christian history, this book tells how God has dealth with man thru his church & how, in turn, man has dealt with God's church. It traces the progress of Christianity thru the lives of its leaders from the time of the Apostles to the present. It is a story which the Christian must know to properly understand himself & his church, as well as his neighbors & their churches.".

$4.00

The Modern Church, Part Two (Volume 4 of History of the Christian Church)

By Sheldon, Henry C.

Peabody, MA, U.S.A.: Hendrickson Publishers, 1988. Book. As New. Hardcover. 5-3/4" x 8-1/4". HB, 449 pp., As New. A bright, tight, unread copy. No marks. Slight shelfwear. Attractive brown & tan textured boards with gilt lettering & decoration. This is Volume 4 only ("The Modern Church, Part Two) of a 5-volume set. Reprint (1988) by Hendrickson Publishers of the edition published by Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, in 1895. First printing. This volume of a standard work on church history is largely devoted to events in the 18th century & the very beginning of the 19th..

$5.00