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Whom Thou Seekest.

By: Anonymous

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York., Macmillan.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20024

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; x - 229 pp. Approbations present. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A series of 78 meditations divided into three main sections. Many of these appeared previously in various periodicals but are gathered here for the first time. The externals show mild shelf wear and like soiling while the interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Julian of Norwich's Showings: From Vision to Book.

By: Baker, Denise Nowakowski.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey., Princeton University Press.: 1994

Seller ID: 29180

ISBN: 0691036314

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; xi - 215 pp. Cream coloured cloth over boards with green gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "No other book on Julian has been written with Baker's command of patristic and medieval theological literature. The book can be described as the first full-length academic and historically oriented study of Julian's theology." Thirty-two pages of notes, 14 page bibliographical listing of works cited and a 3 page index. Both book and ja... View more info

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Directorium Sponsae: Short Meditations for Each Day of the Year. Volume IV, Part I - First Sunday of Advent to Vigil of Pentecost.

By: Bertsche SOCist., Leopold.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., Newman Press.: 1965

Seller ID: 24367

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


16mo - 15 x 9.5 cm.; viii - 308 - [4] pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the front board. Translated from the German of 1962 by Maria H. Arndt. Specifically written for professed women religious with each meditation based on a scripture verse and meant to serve as an inspiration rather than a meditation that is complete in and of itself. The library markings, of which none are external, are stamps on both front and back end papers with pocket remains on t... View more info

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Holy Daring: An Outrageous Gift to Modern Spirituality from Saint Teresa, the Grand Wild Woman of Avila.

By: Bielecki OCD., Tessa

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Rockport, Massachusetts, Element.: 1994

Seller ID: 20356

ISBN: 1852304839

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 127 pp. From the back cover: ". . . Bielecki shows how Teresa's vibrant natural life was the foundation of her mystical one, then sympathetically explores the captivating sensuosness of her mystical development . . ." Eight page annotated bibliography at the back. The covers show mild shelf wear to the edges, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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Experiencing God: Fostering a Contemplative Life.

By: Billy CSsR., Dennis J.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Liguori, Missouri., Liguori.: 2000

Seller ID: 22789

ISBN: 0764806580

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xi - 132 pp. From the back cover: "Each of these fifteen short reflections, or 'books', is introduced by a few verses of Scripture or a brief poem, is followed by the author's meditations on God's presence with us, and concludes with a series of questions and concrete suggestions for integrating these insights into our daily existence". A new and unused book. View more info

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He and I. (the one volume edition)

By: Bossis, Gabrielle.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sherbrooke, Quebec., Editions Paulines.: 1985

Seller ID: 27551

ISBN: 2890398072

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; 351 pp. Translated and condensed by Evelyn M. Brown. Originally published in French as "Lui et Moi". First issued in this abridgement / translation in 1969, this is a later printing. A personal diary recounting a love affair with God. Other some very minor wear to the cover edges, this book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Dreams, Visions & Prophecies of Don Bosco.

By: Brown, Rev. Eugene M. (editor).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Bolton, UK., Don Bosco Publications.: 1986

Seller ID: 29116

ISBN: 089944086X

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; liii - 286 pp. The dreams are divided into 4 principal sections: "The Mission of Don Bosco and the Future of the Order", "Predictions of Future Events", 'Dreams About the Boys of the Oratory", and "Dreams About Heaven and Hell". The majority of them are taken from Fr. Borgatello's 14 volume biographical memoir of St. Don Bosco. Thirty-two page foreword by Morton T. Kelsey and a 12 page introductory essay by Arthur J. Lenti... View more info

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Radical Optimism: Rooting Ourselves in Reality.

By: Bruteau, Beatrice.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: New York., Crossroad.: 1993

Seller ID: 22797

ISBN: 0824512642

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 139 pp. From the back cover: "Beatrice Bruteau is a founder of the Schola Contemplationis, Pfafftown, North Carolina, a network community for contemplatives of all traditions throughout the United States and abroad". Three pages of bibliographical notes. A new and unused book. View more info

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The Fire of Christ's Love: Meditations on the Cross.

By: Cantalamessa OFMCap., Raniero.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Frederick, Maryland., Word Among Us Press.: 2013

Seller ID: 27175

ISBN: 1593252226

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 126 pp. A series of 55 meditations all taken from homilies preached by Fr. Cantalamessa during Good Friday services in St. Peter's Basilica. Foreword by Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York. A new and unused book. View more info

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The Dialogue of the Seraphic Virgin Catherine of Siena Dictated by Her, While in a State of Ecstasy, to Her Secretaries, and Completed in the Year of Our Lord 1370. Together with an Account of Her Death by an Eye-Witness.

By: Catherine of Siena. (Algar Thorold - translator).

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois., (Wheaton College.): 1994

Seller ID: 29862

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; (2) - 135 pp. Blue paper covers with a black paper re-enforcing strip on the spine. First published in 1907 by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co of London and I have listed the publisher as Wheaton College as being the present publisher. Not entirely correct as one can see from the following. The title page continued: "Translated from the original Italian, and preceded by an introduction on the life and times of the saint by Algar Thorold. A new a... View more info

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Prayer for all Times. Third Series.

By: Charles SJ., Pierre.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: London, UK., Sands & Company.: (1930)

Seller ID: 27577

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 176 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board with blind stamped border rules on the front board. Translated from the French, "La prière de toutes les heures", by Maud Monahan and first published as such in 1930, this is the third impression. This is the third and last book in this series by Fr. Charles and comprises chapters (meditations) 67 to 99. From the author's prologue dated 1923: "The only thi... View more info

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Assise: Une rencontre inattendue suivi du Cantique des créatures de François d'Assise.

By: Cheng, Francois.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Paris, France., Albin Michel.: 2014

Seller ID: 29975

ISBN: 2226251928

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 50 - (14) pp. The text is in French. First published in 2012 in the review "Études franciscaines". This is a revised and expanded edition. Illustrated with 4 pages of full colour plates. French folded flaps on the fore edges of the covers. The externals shown a whisper of wear to front fore edge, otherwise clean with a tight binding and fine. View more info

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Saggi sulla Spiritualità Domenicana.

By: Colosio OP., P. Innocenzo. (editor).

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Florence, Italy., Libreria Editrice Fiorentina.: 1961

Seller ID: 28232

Condition: Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 15.5 cm.; (4) - 236 - (4) pp. The text is in Italian. Black and white wraps with white and black lettering. A collection of essays on Dominican spirituality. Contents: 1 - "Introduzione: confidenze e giustificazioni" by Innocenzo Colosio OP., 2 - "Appunti sulla Spiritualità domenicana" by Innocenzo Colosio OP., 3 - "La preghiera nella prima generazione domenicana" by Domenico Abbrescia OP., 4 - "La Lettere Spirituali del B. Giord... View more info

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Sainte Gertrude: Le coeur de Sainte Gertrude ou un coeur selon le Coeur de Dieu.

By: Cros SJ., Pere L. M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Outremont, Quebec., Editions Leparex: 2010

Seller ID: 24489

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 91 - [1] pp. Glossy card covers bound with a white plastic coil binding. The material presnt in this book is drawn from the first, second and third book of the private revelations of St. Gertrude "Insinuations" as prepared by Pere Cros in 1884. View more info

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Pustynia: Spotykanie Boga w ciszy, samotnosci i modlitwie.

By: de Hueck Doherty, Catherine.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Krakow, Poland., Wydawnictwo Karmelitow Bosych.: 2009

Seller ID: 28552

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 14.5 cm.; 227 - (13) pp. The text is in Polish. First published in 1975 as "Poustinia: Christian Spirituality of the East for the Western Man", then reissued under the title "Poustinia: Encounterin g God in Silence, Solitude and Prayer" and reprinted many times, this translation into Polish is by Dorota Murawska with some final editing done by Katarzyna Dudek. Blessed Catherine Doherty is the foundress of the Catholic community known as Madon... View more info

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God's Friendship, Selections From the Meditations of the Venerable Servant of God, Luis de la Puente, SJ.

By: De La Puente SJ., Luis. (John M. Thill).

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1951

Seller ID: 23610

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 215 pp. Brick red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Approbations present. Translated by John Thill. Most of this work comes from Meditaciones Espirituales, supplemented with explanatory sections by Father Thill. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and the book shows mild shlef wear, otherwise clean and tight. The dust jacket is chipped on the spine tips and edges along with being darkened and soiled on the back panel... View more info

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The Ascent of Mount Sion.

By: de Laredo, Bernardino. (translated by E. Allison Peers).

Price: $67.50

Publisher: London, UK., Faber and Faber.: 1952

Seller ID: 30117

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 275 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. This is a volume from Faber's series "Classics of the Contemplative Life". ". . . being the third book of the treatise of that name translated with an introduction and notes by E. Allison Peers." Four indices: I - "Subject Index", II - "Index to Figures of Speech Used by Laredo", III - "Index to Scriptural Quotations and References", IV - "Index of Persons&... View more info

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Altogether Gift: A Trinitarian Spirituality.

By: Downey, Michael.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Maryknoll, New York., Orbis Books: 2000

Seller ID: 27603

ISBN: 1570753334

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 143 pp. "This poetic book on the Trinity offers reflections on the mystery of God as a communion of persons in one Love, and spells out the implications of this for the spiritual life". Three page list of further reading at the back. A new and unused book showing a hint of shelf wear to the covers edges. View more info

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Passionate Women: Two Medieval Mystics. The 1989 Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality.

By: Dreyer, Elizabeth.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Mahwah, New Jersey., Paulist Press.: 1989

Seller ID: 27036

ISBN: 0809130823

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 17 x 11.5 cm.; (6) - 89 pp. Light gray wraps with green lettering. Contents: 1 - "Spiritual Passion", 2 - "Hildegard of Bingen", 2 - "Hadewijch of Antwerp" followed by a 5 page conclusion and then 12 pages of notes. Small sticker stain on the back cover, else fine. View more info

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Margaret Ebner; Major Works.

By: Ebner, Margaret. (Leonard P. Hindsley - translator and editor).

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Mahwah, New Jersey., Paulist Press: 1993

Seller ID: 16637

ISBN: 0809104628

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 209 pp. Grey cloth on spine with white lettering on same with pictorial paper over boards. Translated from the original Middle High German by Hindsley, and the first English translation ever made. introduction by Margot Schmidt and Leonard P. Hindsley with a preface by Richard Woods. Margaret Ebner (1291-1351) was a Dominican nun from southern Germany and achieved a widespread reputation for her sanctity and mystical life. The texts in translati... View more info