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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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The Ursulines.

By: Aron, Marguerite.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York., Declan X. McMullen Company.: 1947

Seller ID: 25209


12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; xiii - 208 pp. Beige linen over boards with purple lettering on the spine. Translated from the original French by Mother M. Angela Griffin, OSU. A history of the teaching order founded by St. Angela Merici by Marguerite Aron, a well-respected French historian of the Catholic Church. The library markings are stamps on the front free end paper and the back paste down end paper along with tape stains from a long ago removed pocket on the back paste dow... 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


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


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


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


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


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