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The Christian Family Apostolate: The Catholic Social Life Conference, First Regional Conferences 1960, Addresses.

By: N/A

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Catholic Conference: 1960

Seller ID: 6260


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 214 pp. The texts of 28 addresses given at the four Regional Conferences (Charlottetown, Banff, Regina, Peterborough) during 1960. Subjects ranged from "Environmental Obstacles to Christian Family Living" to "The Lay Apostolate and the Priest" to "Credit Unions". Tan card-stock wraps with black lettering. The covers are soiled with mild edge wear. The head margin of the last 4 pages show soiling that does not affect any text. View more info

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Canada's Unemployed: The Crisis of Our Times.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Archdiocese of Toronto: 1983

Seller ID: 14548


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xiv, 220 pp. Report of the Hearing Panel on "Ethical Reflections on the Economic Crisis". The hearings were a response to a document of the same name published by the Episcopal Commission of Social Affairs (Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops). Panel members were Dr. George Ignatieff, Father Willaim Ryan, S.J., Judge Lucien Beaulieu, Dr. Reva Gerstein, and John Fraser. Appendices includes an index of submissions. Title page stamped with... View more info

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Catholicism in America: A Series of Articles from "The Commonweal".

By: N/A

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Harcourt, Brace and Company.: 1954

Seller ID: 29956


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; viii - 242 pp. Dark blue/gray cloth over boards with gilt lettering (faded) on the spine. Foreword by George N. Shuster. The articles are as follows: 1 - "A Protestant Looks at Catholics" by Reinhold Niebuhr, 2 - "A Jew Looks at Catholics" by Will Herberg, 3 - "Catholic Separatism" by John J. Kane, 4 - "Clergy and Laity" by Joseph M. Duffy Jr., 5 - "Catholics and American Democracy" by John Cogley, 6 - "T... View more info

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Called to Give Life: A Sourcebook of the Blessings of Children and the Harm of Contraception.

By: Adams, Jason T.

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio., One More Soul.: 2003

Seller ID: 29591


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; vii - 149 pp. Foreword by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput OFMCap. Three principal sections; Foundations, Homilies and Pastoral Considerations. An as-new and unused volume. View more info

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A Civilization of Love: What Every Catholic Can Do to Transform the World.

By: Anderson, Carl.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., HarperCollins / HarperOne.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29796


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xvii - 203 pp. Blue paper over boards with red paper and gilt lettering on the spine. Stated first edition. Anderson is (at the time of writing) the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus. Eleven pages of notes and a 17 page selected bibliography. The book appears to have never been used and is as-new. View more info

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The Culture of Bible Belt Catholics.

By: Anderson, Jon W. and William B. Friend.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1995

Seller ID: 25491


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; v - 303 pp. From the back cover: "This book is the outgrowth of a research project attempting to identify the cultural charateristics of Roman Catholics in the Bible Belt South - the area from Virginia to eastern Texas and Oklahoma in which Catholics make up less than 4 percent of the population". Contents: 1 - "An Ethnographic Overview of Cultural Differences of Bible Belt Catholics" by Jon W. Anderson, 2 - "Pastoral Reflections on... View more info

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Ut Sint unum: Appels aux Apôtres de l'Unité.

By: Arsenault SV., Simon.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Quebec City, Quebec., Editions Caritas.: 1953

Seller ID: 28358


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; 190 pp. The text is in French. Preface by Mgr. Lemieux. Pere Arsenault is a Vincentian priest (Institut des Frères de Saint-Vincent de Paul). The library markings are stamps on the front cover, the first page and 3 or 4 places in the interior on page margins. The covers show only mild shelf wear. Many pages are unopened on the head and fore edges, hence unread.; Ex-Library View more info

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Living off the Land; a Spirituality of Farming

By: Baltaz, Diane P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Outremont, Quebec, Novalis: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23194


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 250 pp. A look at farming and its relationship to the 'big things' such as nature, family, community, vocation, crises, and hope. A well presented look at radical alternatives. The radical does have tremendous appeal here - as it should. Baltaz was involved with the Jesuit Farm Project and the Ignatius Farm Community in Guelph, Ontario. Signed by author on half title page. A clean, tight copy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Religion and Alienation: A Theological Reading of Sociology.

By: Baum, Gregory.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1975

Seller ID: 28929


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (8) - 296 pp. Notes and reading lists follow each of the 12 chapters. Two page index at the back. Minor wear to the covers and a label (?) ghost / scar on the lower spine. Otherwise very clean with a sound binding. Baum is professor emeritus of theology at McGill University and the author of many books on theology. View more info

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Unity in Freedom: Reflections on the Human Family.

By: Bea, Augustin Cardinal.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1964

Seller ID: 29357


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; v - 272 pp. Black paper over boards with black cloth and gilt lettering on the spine. Volume 11 from the publisher's series "Religious Perspectives". Edited by Nanda Anshen. From the dust jacket: "Cardinal Bea deals forthrightly with the many vital issues raised by today's ecumenical thrust, including the questions of mixed marriage and Judeo-Christian relations." Four appendices and a 6 page index. The book has minor wear to the spin... View more info

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The Cooperative Organization of Consumers and its Relation to Producer and Public Organizations.

By: Bowen, E. R.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Cooperative League Of The U. S. A.: 1957

Seller ID: 5518


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 87 pp. One of a series of six publications by Bowen "written for the purpose of helping to build consumer cooperatives faster and better". Light wear on cover, usual library markings though none are external. View more info

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Dreaming About the Church: Acts of the Apostles of the 20th Century.

By: Buhlmann OFMCap., Walbert.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri., Sheed & Ward.: 1987

Seller ID: 29355


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 256 pp. Translated from the German "Von der Kirche Träumen" by Peter Heinegg. Buhlmann looks at the church as it moves from being a western and Latin church to a worldwide church. Four pages of notes at the back. Minor wear and light soiling to the covers, else clean with a solid binding. View more info

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The Framework of a Christian State.

By: Cahill SJ., Rev. E.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, Colorado., Roman Catholic Books.:

Seller ID: 29558


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xxvii - 701 pp. First published in 1932 in Ireland, this is a later soft cover reprint with no date mentioned though probably ~2010 or thereabouts. From the author's preface: "The book is intended primarily for students of social science who accept the Church's teaching. Its main purpose is to summarise and present in a consecutive or less scientific form the main elements of the teaching of the Roman Pontiffs (especially Leo XIII and our present H... View more info

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Honesty in the Church.

By: Callahan, Daniel.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1965

Seller ID: 29350


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 188 pp. Orange cloth over boards with brown lettering on the spine. Seven page foreword by Bernard Murchland CSC. The book has minor wear to the head and tail edges of the boards and the spine tips, otherwise very clean with a tight binding. The dust jacket is lightly worn on the edges and more so on the spine tips and the fop front fore corner. View more info

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The Social Thought of John XXIII: Mater et Magistra.

By: Calvez SJ., Jean-Yves.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Henry Regnery.: 1964

Seller ID: 24424


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xi - 121 pp. Light brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. First published in French as "Église et société économique (L'Enseignement sociale de Jean XXIII)" and translated by George J. M. McKenzie SM. With a 6 page appendix, 19 pages of referenced footnotes and a comprehensive index. Library markings are a bookplate on the front paste down end paper and the library name stamped on the text block edges. The gilt lettering ... View more info

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Pins in the Liberal Balloon: Sixty Short Essays on the Church in the Modernist World.

By: Canavan SJ., Francis.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: New York., National Committe of Catholic Laymen.: 1990

Seller ID: 18518


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 180 pp. Canavan is a Professor Emeritus at Fordham (at the time of writing) and an editor of the "Human Life Review". This particular book is a collection of Fr. Canavan's columns from "The Catholic Eye" where they appeared under the Commentary byline. View more info

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The Bishops and the Bomb: Waging Peace in a Nuclear Age. (with the text of the Bishops' 1983 Pastoral Letter).

By: Castelli, Jim.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Image / Doubleday.: 1983

Seller ID: 29229


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 283 pp. One appendix: "The Pastoral Letter on War and Peace. The Challenge of Peace: God's Promise and Our Response". Seven pages of notes. The library markings are an unused pocket on the inside of the front cover and the library stamp on the first (half-title) page along with a stcker ghost on the lower spine. Otherwise very clean with a tight binding. View more info

Image for The Rivers North of the Future: The Testament of Ivan Illich as Told to David Cayley.

The Rivers North of the Future: The Testament of Ivan Illich as Told to David Cayley.

By: Cayley, David.

Price: $10.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., House of Anansi Press.: 2008

Seller ID: 28679


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xx - 252 pp. First published in 2005, this is the third printing. From the back cover: ". . . based on a series of interviews with David Cayley in the late 1990's, Illich explores this theme {Illich found the roots of modernity in the attempts of the churches to institutionalize, legitimize, and mange the Christian vocation - to love} - characterized by the saying the corruption of the best is the worst." Fourteen pages of notes and an 8 page... View more info

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The Social Teaching of Vatican II: Its Origin and Development. Catholic Social Ethics: An Historical and Comparative Study.

By: Charles SJ., Rodger and Drostan MacLaren OP.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California / Oxford, UK., Ignatius Press / Plater Publications.: 1982

Seller ID: 23360


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xxvi - 569 pp. Burgundy cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. Contents: 1 - "The Ultimate and Objective Ethical Norm: The Divine Law", 2 - "The Proximate and Subjective Ethical Norm", 3 - "The Ethics of Marriage and Family", 4 - "The Ethics of Political Life", 5 - "The Ethics of Economic Life", 6 - "Summary and Conclusions", 7 - "Appendix - Documentation", 8 - "Reading Suggest... View more info

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Christ and Revolution.

By: Clement, Marcel.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: New Rochelle, New York., Arlington House.: 1974

Seller ID: 23736


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 123 pp. Burnt orange paper over boards with black lettering on spine. Translated from the original French, "Le Christ et la révolution", by Alice von Hildebrand and Marilyn Teichert. Library markings are a stamp on the front paste down end paper and a pocket with stamp on the back paste down end paper. No external markings are present to either the book or the jacket. The book show mild shelf wear while the interior is clean and the binding ... View more info