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Kerkelijk Ambt in Discussie.

By: van Bilsen OFM., Th. J. C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Antwerp, Holland, Gooi en Sticht: 1981

Seller ID: 18600

ISBN: 9003402199

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 79 pp. Kritische kanttekeningen bij prof. E. Schillebeeckx' boek: Kerkelijk Voorgangers in de gemeente van Jezus Christus. The text is in Dutch. View more info

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Born in Bethlehem: Christmas As It Really Was. (Little known facts of Jesus' birth give Christmas more meaning than pious legends).

By: van der Vaart Smit, H. W.

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland., Helicon Press.: 1963

Seller ID: 31781

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; viii - 148 pp. Light blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the German by Thomas R. Milligan. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and unused attachments on the back free end paper. Four page index at the back. Previous owner's name crossed out on the front free end paper, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The book has minor wear to the spine tips. The dust jacket has the same along with minor wear to the edges and the corners. View more info

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The Vowed Life.

By: van Kaam CSSp., Adrian.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: 1968

Seller ID: 32246

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 363 pp. Beige cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "A famous priest-psychologist brilliantly describes the vows of religious life and their value for mankind." In six parts: Part one- "The Emergence of Religious Life in the History of Human Unfolding", Part two - "Vow-Ability and Call-Ability", Part three - "Religious Life as Life Style and Life Symbol", Part four - "Obstacles to Religious Life in Western Culture", Part five - The Healing Power of the Vows", and Part six - "Purpose of the ... View more info

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The Mystery of Transforming Love.

By: Van Kaam, Adrian.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books: 1982

Seller ID: 32539

ISBN: 0871931761

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; viii - 179 pp. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. A continuation of Fr. Van Kaam's commentary on the last discourse from the Gospel of John which he began in his book "Looking for Jesus". The goal of these 2 books is to show the absolute necessity of studying scripture when looking for spiritual formation. Negligible wear to the book though the front free end paper has been neatly removed. Mild wear to the edges of the dust jacket with a small chip in the head edge of the front panel. View more info

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Woman: Some Aspects of Her Role in the Modern World.

By: van Kersbergen, Lydwine

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Loveland, Ohio., Grailville.: 1956

Seller ID: 25518

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; 55 pp. Blue card stock covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding and a .5 cm yap on the fore edge. Foreword by the Most rev. John J. Wright, Bishop of Worcester. Four essays are included in this book (from the copyright page): "The Search for Woman's Role" and "Towards a Christian Concept of Woman" originally appeared in The Catholic World; "The Role of Woman in Virginity" was published in Worship Magazine and "The Role of Woman in Motherhood" is presented here for the first time". Printed on a very nice pale blue laid pape... View more info

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Eruption to Hope.

By: Vanier, Jean

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Griffin House: 1972

Seller ID: 19625

ISBN: 0887600166

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [10] - 105 pp. Jean Vanier is the founder of L'Arche and this book is a collection of talks and poems pleading for the poor, the lonely and the handicapped. First published in 1971, this is the second softcover printing. The covers show mild shelf wear to the edges, else near fine. View more info

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The Broken Body: Journey to Wholeness.

By: Vanier, Jean

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Mahwah, New Jersey, Paulist Press.: 1988

Seller ID: 20381

ISBN: 0809129795

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; viii - 145 pp. A meditation by Vanier on the idea of becoming whole and one. The words mean so much for they are written by one who knows. A trace of mild shelf wear to the cover edges, previous owner's name stamped on the first page, otherwise with a clean interior and a solid binding and showing no evident signs of ever having been used. View more info

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Be Not Afraid.

By: Vanier, Jean.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Griffin House.: 1976

Seller ID: 25915

ISBN: 0887600727

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; xii - 145 pp. First published in 1975, this is the second printing. From the half title page: "Be Not Afraid seeks to give help, to bring peace of soul and provide compassionate understandin g for those who are afraid". Originally presented as a series of talks in Ottawa in 1971 and in Winnipeg in 1973, they have been published now as a book. The covers and page margins show some slight browning, else the book is clean and tight with the appearance of having been used very little if at all. View more info

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Ton silence m'appelle.

By: Vanier, Jean.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Paris, France, Editions Fleurus / Editions Bellarmin: 1988

Seller ID: 31489

ISBN: 2890073025

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18 x 10.5 cm.; 126 pp. The text is in French. This is "Foi Vivante" #228. Jean Vanier reflects on his experiences in Trosly-Breuil, France. Previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise very clean with a tight binding. View more info

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The High Green Hill.

By: Vann OP., Gerald

Price: $4.80

Publisher: London, UK, Collins.: 1951

Seller ID: 20672

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 172 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. A collection of fifteen essays and addresses (one of which is in 3 parts and another in 7 parts) of which four were given by Fr. Vann on the BBC while the rest were previously published in various journals or as pamphlets. Previous owner's name stamped on both sets of end papers, otherwise very clean and tight. The externals show only the mildest of shelf wear. The dust jacket has a faint sticker ghost on the lower spine which is faded, and mild edge wear. View more info

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Awake in Heaven.

By: Vann OP., Gerald.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York., Longmans, Green and Company.: 1948

Seller ID: 31970

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 159 pp. Grayish cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. Essentially a reworking of several broadcast talks and conferences given by Fr. Vann, 13 in all with 2 appendices. The library markings are a catalogue number in white on the lower spine, and stamps on the front and back free end papers. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. Otherwise clean with a sound binding and having mild wear to the fore corners of the boards and the spine tips. View more info

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Publications Of The Catholic Truth Society, Volume XIX (19)

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Catholic Truth Society: 1894

Seller ID: 25929

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


16mo - 16.5 x 12 cm.; Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine and CTS logo blind stamped on front board. Pagination is unique to each article as these are a re-issue from previously published pamphlets. Contents: 1 - "St. Teresa" by David Lewis. 2 - "The True History of Maria Monk". 3 - "The Spanish Inquisition" by Rev. S. F. Smith. 4 - "St. Alphonsus Liguori", 5 - "A Workhouse Concert" by L. E. Dobree, 6 - Readings in Catholic Doctrine, A - "The Christian Sabbath" by Rev. Charles Galton, B - "Prayers to Saints" by Rev. Sydney F. Smith. 7... View more info

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Mental Illness and Religious Life.

By: Vaughan SJ., Richard P.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1962

Seller ID: 20683

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xi - 198 pp. Light green cloth over boards with dark green lettering on spine. From the author's preface: ". . . [this book] is written primarily for religious about religious. It is written for those who must share community life with a mentally ill fellow religious or to whom has been entrusted the task of guiding and counseling . . .". Minor shelf wear and light soiling to the externals while the interior is clean and tight. View more info

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Catholics and Evolution / The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ. 2 booklets.

By: Vecchierello OFM., Rev. Hubert.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paterson, New Jersey., St. Anthony Guild Press.: 1932/33

Seller ID: 27309

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; Fr. Vecchierello was the Dean of Science at St. Bonaventure's College, Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and other scientific organizations. The 2 booklets or monographs are: 1 - "Catholics and Evolution", 1933, 20 pp with a 2 pp bibliography, 2 - "The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ", 1932, 28 pp with a 1 page bibliography. Both are bound in light gray boards with black lettering and a black cloth spine. Minor edge wear to the boards and the board margins are browned. The interiors are clean and the bindings are tight. Both bo... View more info

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Devotion to the Sacred Heart: Object, Ends, Practice, Motives.

By: Verheylezoon SJ., Fr. Louis.

Price: $10.40

Publisher: Rockford, Illinois., Tan Books.: 1978

Seller ID: 25893

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xlv - 280 pp. First published in Flemish in 1946 as "De Devotie tot het Heilig Hart" and the translation into English is not accredited though I believe it was done by the author himself. Foreword by Fr. C. C. Martindale SJ and from that forward: "This book . . . concentrates of that aspect of the cult of the Sacred Heart which St, Margaret Mary was supernaturally guided to make popular". Two appendices, Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and Associations in Honour of the Sacred Heart at the back. The covers show mild wear and a previous owner's name is blacked out ... View more info

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Praying with Benedict: Prayer in the Rule of St. Benedict.

By: Vermeiren OCSO., Korneel.

Price: $4.80

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

Seller ID: 26317

ISBN: 0879077905

Condition: Fine


12mo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; x - 132 pp. Translated and Introducted by Richard Yeo, OSB, Abbot of Downside. Vermeiren is Abbot of the Monastery of Koningshoeven in the Netherlands. From the back cover: ". . . explores the spirituality of the early monastic tradition from the fourth to the sixth centuries. He looks at the central place of prayer in the Rule of St. Benedict and the tradition of continuous prayer . . .". Nine pages of notes, a 1 page select bibliography and a 4 page index of references to the Rule of St. Benedict at the back. A new and unused book. View more info

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Praying with Benedict: Prayer in the Rule of St. Benedict.

By: Vermeiren OCSO., Korneel.

Price: $4.80

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

Seller ID: 26318

ISBN: 0879077905

Condition: Fine


12mo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; x - 132 pp. Translated and Introducted by Richard Yeo, OSB, Abbot of Downside. Vermeiren is Abbot of the Monastery of Koningshoeven in the Netherlands. From the back cover: ". . . explores the spirituality of the early monastic tradition from the fourth to the sixth centuries. He looks at the central place of prayer in the Rule of St. Benedict and the tradition of continuous prayer . . .". Nine pages of notes, a 1 page select bibliography and a 4 page index of references to the Rule of St. Benedict at the back. A new and unused book. View more info

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Desiring Life: Benedict on Wisdom and the Good Life.

By: Vest, Norvene.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Boston, Massachussets., Cowley Publications.: 2000

Seller ID: 28525

ISBN: 1561011827

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (10) - 171 pp. This is the third volume in Vest's series on Benedictine spirituality for people in the world today. "No Moment Too Small" looked at silence, holy reading, and prayer. "Friend of the Soul" looked at the modern workplace. This volume considers issues of relations to the world (wisdom), to ourselves (virtue), and to each other (ethics). Norvene Vest is an oblate of a Benedictine abbey in Valyermo, California. Five pages of questions for reflection in the back. An as-new and unread book. View more info

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Just Jesus, A People Starving for Love (Volume I)

By: Vigil, Jose Ignacio Lopez and Maria Lopez Vigil

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crossroad Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 20212

ISBN: 0824518365

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiv - 369 pp. Translated by Trinidad Ongtangco-Regala. Forward by William Reiser, SJ. Based on radio plays, this is an imaginative harmony of the Gospels told through John of Patmos. This first volume of a set of three, tells the story of the call of the disciples and the beginnings of Jesus' ministry. It has been used widely in the Philippines, Latin America and Europe. Authors are journalists with extensive experience in religion, church and Latin American affairs. A new and unread/unused copy that has a bit of soiling on the cover. View more info

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Just Jesus: The Message of a Better World. (Volume II only).

By: Vigil, Jose Ignacio Lopez and Maria Lopez Vigil.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Crossroad Publishing.: 2000

Seller ID: 682

ISBN: 0824518497

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm; xiv - 384 pp. Translated by Trinidad Ongtangco-Regala. Forward by William Reiser, SJ. Based on radio plays, this is an imaginative harmony of the Gospels told through John of Patmos. Covers middle part of Jesus' life. Second volume of a three set. It has been used widely in the Philippines as a tool of social change. Authors are journalists with extensive experience in religion, church and Latin American affairs. An as-new and unused book. View more info