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The Living Parish.

By: Ward CSC., Leo R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Fides Publishers.: 1959

Seller ID: 25881

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; xvi - 191 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Based on Fr. Ward's visits to exceptional parishes spread through eleven dioceses and nine states, the book looks at those features of parish life that give life to the parish. The book shows very mild wear to the spine tips and the gilding for the letters "T" and "h" on the spine is rubbed off. Otherwise, the book appears to have been used very little if at all. Th... View more info

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High King of Heaven: Aspects of Early English Spirituality.

By: Ward, Benedicta.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 17326

ISBN: 0879077816

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xi - 114 pp. Cistercian Studies Series number 181. Index, two page bibliography, notes. Ward "explores the devotional life of the Anglo-Saxons in the first years after their conversion." The author is a sister of the community of Sisters of the Love of God, Reader in the History of Christian Spirituality at the University of Oxford, and a lecturer at Harris Manchester College. A new and unread / unused book. View more info

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New Life in Catholic Schools.

By: Ward, Leo R.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Mo., B. Herder Book Co.: 1958

Seller ID: 19194

Condition: Good+


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 198 pp. Approbations present. Index. Father Ward (1893-1984) was a member of the Congregation of Holy Cross, a professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, an author of several texts on philosophy, popular novels and was an award-winning poet. This is his critique of Catholic schools - "This book is written in the conviction that a new Catholic vision is conceivable and is demanded. At least we need a revision and reliving of some old... View more info

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The American Apostolate: American Catholics in the Twentieth Century.

By: Ward, Richard (editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, Newman Press: 1952

Seller ID: 12865

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 cm x 15 cm.; vi - 298 pp. Red cloth with silver lettering on a black spine label. A series of 18 essays by prominent Cathoics on the state of the Catholic Church (in a defensive mode) in America. Library markings are residue from a spine label, stamps on the title page and back free end paper along with library attachments on the back end papers and a faded stamp on the text block head edge. The book was never taken out and shows little use or wear.; Ex-Librar... View more info

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The Clothes of Religion, A Reply to Popular Positivism in Two Essays and a Postscript.

By: Ward, Wilfrid.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: London / New York., Burns and Oates / Catholic Publication Society.:

Seller ID: 24269

Condition: Fair


16mo - 16 x 10.5 cm.; 128 pp. No publication date. Contents: Preface, The Clothes of Religion, Pickwickian Positivism, Postscript. Ward, 1856-1916, was a Catholic English essayist and editor of the Dublin Review. The two essays were originally published in the National Review are part of a controversy involving Herbert Spencer, Frederic Harrison and Sir J. Stephen. Cloth-covered boards are sunned with light soiling and edgewear, binding is loosening with the first signat... View more info

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Christ Over the Seven Seas.

By: Waters, Harold.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania., Dimension Books.: 1967

Seller ID: 30320

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 248 pp. A collection of some of the "greatest tales of religious courage on the high seas during this epoch". All are true stories about Chaplain Joseph O'Callahan of the Aircraft Carrier "Franklin", Mary Crosetti serving lepers in the Solomons, Father Damien of Molokai, the four chaplains who died on the Troop Transport "Dorchester" in 1943, among many others. Former owner's name stamp on front free endpaper, otherwise, a clean text and sturdy bindin... View more info

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God and the Unconscious.

By: White OP., Victor.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Henry Regnery Company.: 1953

Seller ID: 31993

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xxv - 277 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published by Harvill Press of the UK in 1952. Thirteen page foreword by C. G. Jung. One appendix (28 pages) by Gebhard Frei SMB, entitled "On Analytical Psychology: The Method and Teaching of C. G. Jung." Four page glossary, 5 page index of books and peiodicals quoted from or referred and lastly, a 3 page index of authors quoted and other persons mentioned. Previous owner's na... View more info

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Jousting with the Devil: Chesterton's Battle with the Father of Lies.

By: Wild, Fr. Robert.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Edina, Minnesota., American Chesterton Society.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28488

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; xxxii - 160 pp. From the back cover: "In this follow-up to his earlier book, The Tumbler of God; Chesterton as Mystic, Fr. Robert Wild explores G. K. Chesterton's fascinating duel with Satan, both on paper and in his personal life. . . . Chesterton's insights on evil extend beyond the philosopher's problem of evil proving Chesterton's personal belief as well as confrontation with Lucifer and his demons . . ." Four page introduction by Dale ... View more info

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Our Way to God; a Book of Religious Self-Education.

By: Willam, Dr. Franz Michel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bruce Publishing Co.: 1964

Seller ID: 19313

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; xv - 400 pp. Blue cloth with silver gilt lettering on spine. Translated by Ronald Walls from the German "Unser Weg zu Gott". The text consists of three main parts: Part I - The Message of the Love of God to Man Made Known Through His Son Jesus Christ - God Breaks into Human History by Revelation - The Church is Commissioned to Proclaim the Revelation; Part II - The New Covenant Between the Blessed Trinity and Man, Established Through Jesus Ch... View more info

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Ye Gods -

By: Willock, Ed.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: New York., Sheed & Ward: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16960

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; xii - 151 pp. Gray cloth over boards with dark blue lettering on spine. A collection of 24 satirical articles by long-time friend of Peter Maurin and supporter of the Catholic Worker movement. The articles had previously been published in the periodical "Torch". Previous owner's names stamped on the front free end paper (clipped) and the back paste down end paper. The book itself shows mild shelf wear with a clean interior and a solid binding... View more info

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Christianity Versus Violence: A Social and Historical Study of War and Christianity.

By: Windass, Stanley.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: London, UK., Sheed and Ward.: 1964

Seller ID: 22097

Condition: Good


12mo - 17.5 x 10.5 cm.; [8] - 180 pp. Approbations present. Previous owner's name on the first page. The covers show moderate wear and soiling while the interior is clean and the binding is sound. View more info

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Fabiola, or the Church of the Catacombs.

By: Wiseman, Cardinal.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York., Benziger Brothers.:

Seller ID: 22064

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; xii - 324 - [2] pp. Tan cloth over boards with a pictorial printing/decoration on the spine and front board in black. No date is given though the preface is dated Sept. 8, 1854 with no additions. This is one the "Popular Catholic Library" series from Benziger. As was Benziger's practice, they did not identify the first editions nor were they consistent in identifying later printings. From the type of paper used and the better quality of the ... View more info

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The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy.

By: Wolf, Kirsten.

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. PIMS.: 1997

Seller ID: 27377

ISBN: 0888441304

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 132 pp. Studies and Texts 130. From the half-title page: "This volume presents an edition of the Icelandic translation of the legend of Saint Dorothy, extant in a single manuscript . . . written in the Benedictine convent at Kirkjubaer . . . around 1500.The introduction examines the origin and development of the legend . . . as well as vernacular translations and adaptions of the legend and its reception by modern authors and artists. . . " As ... View more info

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Abba Father, A Continual Sacrifice of Praise.

By: Wolfe, Sister Catherine, O.P.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Alba House.: 1966

Seller ID: 19503

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm.; 204 pp. Approbations present. A book on prayer and spirituality written by a contemplative Catholic nun. Cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light shelfwear on boards, bit of soiling on text block head; a clean, tight volume. View more info

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Flawed Expectations: The Reception of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

By: Wrenn, Msgr. Michael J. and Kenneth D. Whitehead.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California., Ignatius Press.: 1996

Seller ID: 24996

ISBN: 0898705916

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 418 pp. A history of the development, translation and reception of the catechism. Three appendices; The Translation of the Catechism, The Catechism in English (The Art or "Artifice" of Translation), Comparative Translations, plus a biographical note and a 6 page index. Previous owner's name stamped on the first page, the title page and the inside of the back cover. Otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Catholic Shrines of Central and Eastern Europe: A Pilgrim's Travel Guide.

By: Wright, Kevin J.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Liguori, Missouri., Liguori Publications.: 1999

Seller ID: 29224

ISBN: 0764803344

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xii - 317 pp. Describes over 70 shrines and sanctuaries in eleven European countries; Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovokia and Turkey. Information on how to get there including maps, where to stay, what to look for, and the history and importance of the site. Three appendices, a 2 page bibliography and a 4 page index. Minor wear and light scuffing to the covers, else fine. View more info

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A Retreat With Francis de Sales & Aelred of Rievaulx: Befriending each Other in God.

By: Wright, Wendy M.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio., St. Anthony's Messenger Press.: 1995

Seller ID: 25728

ISBN: 0867162511

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 137 pp. A seven session retreat structured around the writings of Francis de Sales and Aelred of Rievalux. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the first page and a stamp and unused pocket on the inside of the back cover. Otherwise the book appears to have never been used.; Ex-Library View more info

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Graces of the Risen Christ.

By: Wuellner SJ., Bernard.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1832

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 14 cm.; viii - 138 pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and a rather stunning decoration on front board. A collection of reflections on the liturgical and Pauline ideas of the new life of a Christian. The dust jacket (unclipped and in Brodart) has some creasing and soiling along with small closed tears with tape stains on the reverse side. Eight pages of references and notes at back. View more info

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Swim - or Sink. (With Expressions on the Need for the Catholic Press).

By: Wynhoven, Right Reverend Peter M. H.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Marrero, Louisiana., Hope Haven Press.: 1939

Seller ID: 19579

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 17 x 11.5 cm.; 196 pp. Blue covers over a flat stapled text block with black lettering on spine and front. A snapshot of the state of the Catholic press in America with seventeen articles by the author and twelve related articles or lists. Library markings are a stamp on the front cover, blacked out name on the top of the first page and slight remains of attachments on the inside of the back cover and the facing last page. The covers show mild wear with like soili... View more info

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Wild Wisdom

By: Wynhoven, Right Reverend Peter M. H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ozone Park, New York, Catholic Literary Guild.: 1941

Seller ID: 20058

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; 168 pp. Approbations present. A collection of the writings of Father Wynhoven, editor of the Catholic Action of the South and president of the Catholic Press Association. He critiques life in the United States, "these articles are not written in a spirit of carping criticism, but with such an intention and sentiment as one may find in Charles Summer's remark, 'Not that I love my country less, but humanity more.' " Green cloth-covered boards... View more info