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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 private libraries attached to convents. Otherwise the book is clean with a tight binding. A clear and removable archival cover h... 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 jacket is worn on the edges and damp stained on the spine and front.; Signed by Author 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. The dust jacket shows only mild wear to the edges and that to the spine tips. 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 vital Catholic vision. We will not settle for less." Edgewear on boards with a spine number, soiled top text block edge,... 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 signature starting to give; text pages are clean. 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 binding. Dust jacket has a tidy tape repair, some closed tears on edges, faded spine. View more info

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Practicing Catholic: Essays Historical, Literary, Sporting, and Elegiac.

By: Weigel, George.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., The Crossroad Publishing Company.: 2012

Seller ID: 32510

ISBN: 0824500229

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvii - 294 pp. A serendipitous collection of essays by some one who knows how to write collected into five sections: I - "In Our Times", II - "Men of Letters", III - "Catholics in These United States", IV - "The Sporting Life", V - "Remembrance". Minor wear to the fore corners of the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. 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 name stamped on the front free end paper, tape stains on the ouside margins of both free end papers, otherwise clean with a sou... 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 in America by the Guild Bookshop of New York. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. 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 Christ Within the Church, the Mother of All Faithful; Part III - The Exaltation and Fulfillment of Natural Life in the Communit... 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. The dust jacket is edge worn with small nicks, chips and closed tear with a faded spine. View more info

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The Religious Life Defined: An Official Commentary on the Second Vatican Council Deliberations.

By: Wiltgen SVD., Rev. Ralph M. (editor).

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Techny, Illinois., Divine Word Publications.: 1970

Seller ID: 32245

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; (8) - 133 pp. From the introduction: "This book is for the most part a translation of an Official Commentary on the chapter about Religious in the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church." The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on 2 pages at the back,one of which covers up the index. One appendix: "Latin text of chapter VI, Schema Revision of July3, 1964". Minor shelf wear to the covers and the spine is darkened or sunned. Otherwise clean with a sound 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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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 well as the extensive Introduction, there is side-by-side texts in Latin and Icelandic - "De sancta Dorothea" and ... 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