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Image for The Life (Lives) of the Jura Fathers: The Life and Rule of the Holy Fathers Romanus, Lupicinus, and Eugendus, Abbots of the Monasteries in the Jura Mountains.

The Life (Lives) of the Jura Fathers: The Life and Rule of the Holy Fathers Romanus, Lupicinus, and Eugendus, Abbots of the Monasteries in the Jura Mountains.

By: N/A

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications.: 1999

Seller ID: 22902

ISBN: 0879077786

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm; 240 pp. Cistercian Studies, No. 178. With footnotes, maps, bibliography, and indices. The title page continues: "With appendices: Avitus of Vienne, Letter XVIII to Viventiolus, Eucherius of Lyon, The Passion of the Martyrs of Agaune, Saint Maurice and His Companions, In Praise of the Desert. Translated, with an Introduction by Tim Vivian, Kim Vivian, Jeffrey Burton Russell, with the assistance of Charles Cummings, OCSO. Preface by Terrence Kardong... View more info

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Millennium of Christianity in Ukraine: A Symposium.

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ottawa. Ontario., Saint Paul University: 1987

Seller ID: 23507

ISBN: 919261213

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 303 pp. Contents (articles only): 1 - "The Baptism of Ukraine and Its Historical Significance" by Omeljan Pritsak, 2 - "Remaks" by Peter Savarin, 3 - "The Ukrainian Catholic Church: An Associated Church of the Catholic Communion" by Victor J. Pospishil, 4 - "The Origins of Monastic Life in Rus'-Ukraine" by Athanasius B. Pekar, 5 - "Church Brotherhoods and Ukrainian Cultural Renewal in the 16th and 17th Centuries"... View more info

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Points of History. The Inquisition. The Albigenses and the Waldenses.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Patrick Donahoe.:

Seller ID: 26777

Condition: Fair


32mo - 12.5 x 9 cm.; 260 pp. Title page continues with "The Massacre of St. Bartholomew. The Fifth of November; or, Gunpowder Plot. Galileo and the Inquisition. Religious Toleration a Question of First Principles." An interesting piece of Catholic apologetics published in the mid-nineteent h century. There is no copyright date on this copy only the following, "Reprinted from the London edition". It has been somewhat crudely but adequately rebound into bla... View more info

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As the Tree Grows, Celebrating 100 Years of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Peterborough, 1890-1990.

By: N/A

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Lindsay, Ontario., John Dyell Company Limited.: 1993

Seller ID: 29733

ISBN: 0969468326

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 24 x 25 cm.; iv - 492 pp. Starting as a small congregation in Lindsay, Ontario, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peterborough grew reaching into many Canadian provinces and into Brazil. First founded in 1650 in France by Monsignor Henri de Maupas and Reverend Jean Pierre Medaille, the Sisters of St. Joseph came to the United States first and then to Toronto in 1851. Full of history, photos, maps, footnotes. Green paper-covered boards, gilt spine lettering, pictorial an... View more info

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The Faith of Catholics: Confirmed by Scripture and Attested by the Fathers of the First Five Centuries of the Church. Volume II.

By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York., Fr. Pustet & Comapny.: 1885

Seller ID: 29924

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 13.5 cm.; (4) - 505 pp. Textured green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and blind stamped decorative border rules on the head and tail edges of the front and back boards. This is volume 2 only of the 3 volume set. Topics covered in this volume are The Primacy of Peter and His Successors, The Sacraments (Baptism, Confirmation), The Eucharist, Communion in one Kind, Sacrifice of the Mass and an appendix to the Eucharist and the Sacrifice of t... View more info

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Die Altesten Schriften Geilers von Kaysersberg.

By: (Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Editions Rodopi: 1965

Seller ID: 13689

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 16 cm.; cxxxxiii, 318, (8) pp. Text is in German and Latin. A xerographic copy of the original published in 1882. XXI Artikel, Briefe, Todtenbuchlein, Beichtspiegel, Seelenheil, Sendtbrieff, Bilger. Mit Erlaubniss der h. Congregation des Index herausgegeben von L. Dacheux. Bibliography, wood cut illustrations (facsimilies). Von Kaysersberg (1445-1510) was famous for his sermons (pulpit orator), worked within the Catholic Church to reform abuses. Usual librar... View more info

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Our Catholic Heritage.

By: A Benedictine Monk.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Benziger Brothers.: 1950

Seller ID: 29770

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; (6) - 344 pp. Light tan cloth over boards with brown lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "The story of every state in the United States, and the District of Columbia is told here together with the parallel development of the Catholic Church throughout the Satate's history." Hawaii and Alaska are not included as they were not states at the time of writing. Minor shelf wear to the spine tips of the book and the dust jacket has mild ed... View more info

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Conciliorum Oecumenicorum Decreta.

By: Alberigo, Josepho and Perikle P. Joannou, Claudio Leonardi, Paulo Prodi (editors) with Huberto Jedin as a consultant.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Freiburg, Germany., Herder.: 1962

Seller ID: 23217

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 19.5 x 12 cm.; xxiii - 792 - 72 pp. Ecru coloured cloth over boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Edited by members of the "Centro di Documentazione Istituto per le Scienze Religiose" in Bologna. This is the "Editio Altera". The text is primarily in Latin with the exception of some of the earlier documents where the text is two columns per page, Greek on the left and Latin on the right. The last paginated section of some 72 pages a... View more info

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Father Edmund Campion: A Briefe Historie of the Glorious Martyrdom of Twelve Reverend Priests.

By: Allen, William Cardinal. (edited by Rev. J. H. Pollen SJ).

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Long Prairie, Minnesota., Neumann Press.: 2000

Seller ID: 29124

ISBN: 1930873026

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 17 cm.; xxi - (3) - 139 pp. First published in 1582, this is a facsimile of the 1908 Burns & Oates edition held by the British Museum. Brown cloth with a faux leather finish and gilt lettering on the spine with gilt lettering and decoration on the front board. One burgundy book mark ribbon set into the headband. Continued from the title page: "With Contemporary Verses by the Venerable Henry Walpole, & the Earliest Engravings of the Martyrdom. Reprinted fro... View more info

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Le pontificat de Pie IX (1846-1878). Volume 21 of Histoire de l'eglise depuis les origines jusqu'a nos jours.

By: Aubert, R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Bloud & Gay.: 1952

Seller ID: 21401

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; 510 pp. Marbled paper on boards with brown cloth and gilt lettering on spine. Marbled end papers. A professionally rebound softcover. The text is in French. This multi-volume series, of which this is volume 21, was founded by Augustin Fliche and Victor Martin. The book shows very mild wear to the externals with minor rubbing to the corners and the interior is clean with a sound binding. View more info

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The Jesuits.

By: Aveling, J. C. H.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: New York., Dorset Press.: 1987

Seller ID: 2478

ISBN: 0880291338

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; [6] - 398 pp. Light purple paper on boards, dark purple cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The dust jacket is sunned on the spine and the top edge of the front panel. Aveling is a former Anglican priest who converted to Catholicism under the guidance of the Jesuits. He was a Benedictine monk for 21 years and has specialized as a medieval and post-reformation historian. From the jacket, "An a... View more info

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Saints Mary and Michael at Bonds, Garstang: A History.

By: Bamber, R. N. (Bill)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bonds, Garstang, Lancashire, England, Saints Mary and Michael.: 1994

Seller ID: 19707

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; 100 pp. A parish history with illustrations and bibliography. A nice, clean copy of this saddle-stapled booklet. View more info

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The Catholic Church and German Americans.

By: Barry OSB., Colman J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1953

Seller ID: 30095

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xii - 348 pp. Tan cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First presented in its original form as a doctoral dissertation at the Catholic University of America. Illustrated with 5 pages of sepia toned photographs with one being the frontis piece. Nine appendices, 7 page description of the sources used and a 10 page index. Usual library markings though all neatly done and from the date due slip, the book was never taken out. Mild wear to the... View more info

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L'Ordre Hospitalier de Saint-Jean-de-Dieu au Canada.

By: Bastien, Hermas

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Montreal, Les Editions Lumen.: 1947

Seller ID: 19372

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x13.5 cm.; 209 pp. Approbations present. Text is in French. Photos. Some sunning on card stock covers, yapped edges have small tears; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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Ma vie pour mes frères.

By: Bea, Augustin.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Quebec, Editions Paulines: 1971

Seller ID: 16880

ISBN: 0888400101

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; 414 pp. Text is in French. Notes spirituelles 1959-1968 publiees sous la direction de Stjepan Schmidt, sj, avec le Profil spirituel de l'auteur par les Benedictines de Lisieux. Preface du cardinal Willebrands. Blue cloth-covered boards with red lettering on front and spine. Text block edges lightly foxed, penciled library numbers on front free endpaper and stamped on title page; binding sturdy, text pages clean.; Ex-Library View more info

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Ecclesia Spiritualis, Kirchenidee und Geschichtstheologie der Franziskanisc hen Reformation

By: Benz, Ernst

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Darmstadt, Germany, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.: 1969

Seller ID: 25313

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 481 pp. First published in 1934, this is a reprint. Text is in German. Benz was a German theologian and philosopher. Index. Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Former owner's name on front free endpaper, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. View more info

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D'Ou Viennent les Moines?, Etude Historique.

By: Besse, R. P. Dom.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Paris, France., Librairie Bloud:

Seller ID: 16875

Condition: Good


16mo - 16.5 x 10.5 cm.; 62 pp. Text is in French. Science et Religion, Etudes pour le temps present. Dom Besse, Benedictin de l'abbaye de Liguge. Blue paper-covered boards with cloth spine and silver spine lettering. Some lifting of a layer of the blue paper on front board; library markings consist of a card pocket on back endpaper, library stamp and markings on title page; binding tight.; Ex-Library View more info

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The Voyage of the Churchship Star, 1870.

By: Bishop Kelly. (Rt. Rev. James Butler Knitt Kelly).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland., The Newfoundland Provincial Archives.: 1973

Seller ID: 17088

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 47 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. A reprint of the log of Bishop Kelly as he circumnavigated Newfoundland in 1870 on board the church ship, "Star", visiting the various communities in his far flung diocese. Light soiling to card stock covers; text pages clean. View more info

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Béatification de Mère Marie de l'Incarnation.

By: Blais OSU., S. Suzanne. and Jacqueline Morin.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 16965

Condition: Good+


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 133 pp. Text is in French. This book was published to celebrate the beatification of the foundress of the Ursulines in Quebec. Fondatrice du premier monastere d'Ursulines en Amerique. Beatifiee le 22 juin 1980 par Sa Saintete le Pape Jean-Paul II. Lots of photos, history and information on the beatification. Edgewear with a small tear on front cover, an ink mark on the front; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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The Correspondence of James Peter Coghlan (1731-1800).

By: Blom, Frans with Jos Blom, Frans Korsten and Geoffrey Scott. (editors).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK., Boydell Press / Catholic Record Society.: 2007

Seller ID: 26423

ISBN: 0902832239

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xlv - 456 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. "James Peter Coghlan was the chief English Catholic printer, publisher and bookseller of the second half of the eighteenth century. It was mainly through him that the English Catholics were provided with an extensive polemical, catechetical, pastoral and devotional literature of their own". Illustrated with 12 black and white plates of reproductions. Twenty-one page 'BKS' list, 4 pa... View more info