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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. ... 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 ... 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 an... 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 an... 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 o... 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 Am... 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

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Fundamental Moral Attitudes.

By: Von Hildebrand, Dietrich.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York., Longmans, Green and Company.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26887

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (6) - 72 pp. Light tan cloth over boards with brown lettering on the spine. First edition and so stated. Translated from the German by Alice M. Jourdain who was to later become Dietrich's wife. The five attitudes considered are reverence, faithfulness, awareness of responsibilty, veracity and goodness. The library markings are a very faint ghost of a label on the lower spine and two previous owner's stamps on the front free end paper, both from pri... View more info

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Sex - Love - Marriage: A Handbook and Guide for Catholics.

By: von Hornstein, F. X. and A. Faller. (editors)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Freiburg, Germany., Herder / Palm Publishers.: 1964

Seller ID: 21067

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; x - 388 pp. Light blue cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. Thirty four essays by various authors on sexuality and marriage. Six page index at the back. The boards show mild shelf wear and soiling. Previous owner's name stamped on the front free end paper. View more info

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The Call From Beyond: Thoughts for a Retreat.

By: Walchars SJ., John.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota., North Central Publishing Company.: 1960

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23621

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [14] - 172 pp. Tan cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Father Walchars was raised in Austria and ordained in China. He was a missionary in Communist China and an interpreter with the American Peace Mission and later ended up in the United States as a teacher and popular retreat master. His signature and inscription is on the front free endpaper. The book shows mild to moderate wear with a clean interior and a sound binding. The dust jacke... View more info

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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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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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Meditations in Verse.

By: Wilberforce, Robert.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: London, UK., Catholic Truth Society.: 1950

Seller ID: 11333

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 35 - (1) pp. Gray wraps with red lettering and linework in a saddle stapled binding. Foreword by Alfred Noyes. Wilberforce, a member of the British Foreign Service, was also affiliated with the latter day Oxford and Tractarian Movements. A collection of 29 poems, all of them being sincere expressions of Catholic life. Minor soiling to the covers while the interior is clean and the binding is tight. The American edition, which this is, was distributed... 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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Excellent Catholic Parishes: The Guide to Best Places and Practices.

By: Wilkes, Paul.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press: 2001

Seller ID: 8432

ISBN: 0809139928

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 12.5 cm.; 255 pp. Profiles eight US parishes and provides a directory for hundreds more as well as a list of traits common to excellent parishes. An as-new and unused book. 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