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Turtle on the Fencepost: Finding Faith Through Doubt.

By: Patterson, Richard B.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Liguori, Missouri., Liguori Publications.: 2012

Seller ID: 31112

ISBN: 0764822039

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 128 pp. From the back cover: "If you see a turtle sitting on a fencepost, you can bet he didn't get there by himself" and "We are always looking for turtles on fenceposts - signs pointing us to a deeper truth or a more dynamic relationship with God." Seven part appendix and a 2 page annotated bibliography at the back. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Awake in the Spirit: A Personal Handbook on Prayer.

By: Pennington OCSO., Basil.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York., Crossroad Publishing.: 1992

Seller ID: 5289

ISBN: 0824511670

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo -21 x 13.5 cm.; 165 pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Father Pennington talks about some of the way that Christians have cultivated a deep inner relationship with God. He describes their origins and their value for contemporary Christians. Author is a trappist monk of St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts. Other than very mild wear to the dust jacket, the book is as-new and unused. View more info

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Awake in the Spirit: A Personal Handbook on Prayer.

By: Pennington OCSO., M. Basil.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York., Crossroad Publishing.: 1992

Seller ID: 5290

ISBN: 0824511670

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 165 pp. Black cloth with gold lettering on spine. Father Pennington talks about some of the ways that Christians have cultivated a deep inner relationship with God. He describes their origins and their value for contemporary Christians. Pennington is a Trappist monk of St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts. Other than very mild wear to the dust jacket, the book is as-new and unused. View more info

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Je Veux Voir Dieu. (nouvelle édition).

By: Pere Marie-Eugene de l'Enfant Jesus, OCD.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Venasque, France., Editions du Carmel.: 1998

Seller ID: 30274

ISBN: 2900424429

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


12mo 18 x 12 cm.; 1158 pp. The text is in French. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in parts in 1949 and 1951, this is the eighth edition, newly revised and corrected and now published in one volume. (Printed on a high quality "bible" paper.) Present also is the original two-part slip case, a rather simple and utilitarian affair. The book appears to have never been used and is as-new as are the dust jacket and the slip-case. View more info

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Motivating Thoughts for Everyday of the Year.

By: Pereira, Fr. Denis G. and Frank Vaz.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Mumbai, India., Pauline Sisters Bombay Society.: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27509

ISBN: 8171761348

Condition: Good


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 199 pp. Short dialy meditations, 2 per page, each closing with a prayer, which were first used by the parish community at St. Anthony's Church in Vakola and the students at St. Anthony's High School. Vakola is a part of the larger city of Mumbai. Signed and dated with an inscription to the former owner by Fr. Denis on the first (half-title) page. The top fore edge corner of the front cover is creased and edge worn. Minor wear to the covers elsewhere with the interior being clean and the binding tight.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Ear of God.

By: Peyton. Patrick J.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Doubleday & Company.: 1951

Seller ID: 30488

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 226 pp. Beige cloth over boards with black cloth and gilt lettering on the spine. The text block head edge is stained black (faded now) as issued. Two main sections: "The Voice of Man" (pp. 19-167) - a discussion of prayer and what it is, "A Treasury of Prayer" (pp. 171-216) - a collection of prayers from saints, tradition; missals, etc. Ten pages of notes at the back. The book shows minor wear though the boards are darkened on the margins. View more info

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15 Days of Prayer with Johannes Tauler.

By: Pinet, Andre.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Liguori, Missouri., Liguori Publications.: 2000

Seller ID: 30705

ISBN: 076480653X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xx - 101 pp. Translated from the 1990 French edition "Prier 15 jours avec Jean Tauler" by Victoria Hébert and Denis Sabourin. One of the 15 Days of Prayer series from this publisher. Tauler was a Dominican and one of what are known as the Rhineland Mystics. The book essentailly functions as a 15 day personal retreat based on the union of the soul with God by grace and not by nature. A short 1 page bibliography at the back. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Days of Devotion: Daily Meditations from the Good Shepherd, Pope John XXIII.

By: Pope John XXIII. (edited by John P. Donnelly).

Price: $5.85

Publisher: New York., Penguin Group.: 1998

Seller ID: 31080

ISBN: 0140258078

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 315 pp. Preface by Msgr. Loris Capoville. Translated into English by Dorothy White and first published in English as "Prayers and Devotions from Pope John XXIII" in 1967, this the later Penguin softcover edition. One 18 page appendix, "Passages for the Movable Feasts of the Liturgical Calendar" and a 5 page listing of sources. Minor wear to the cover edges and the spine tips, otherwise very clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Facing God.

By: Quiery SJ., William H.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: New York., Sheed and Ward.: 1967

Seller ID: 31671

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xii - 211 pp. Red cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. Three page foreword by Bernard J. Cooke SJ. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Previous owner's name crossed out on the front free end paper. Otherwise a clean interior, a sound binding and having minor wear to the head edge and the spine tips. The dust jacket, in a library applied protector, shows no wear of any note. View more info

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Seven Last Words.

By: Radcliffe OP, Timothy.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Novalis.: 2004

Seller ID: 31203

ISBN: 2895075743

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; (6) - 102 pp. "Each meditation in this book is illustrated with an image of the Cross, nearly all modern, personal gifts to Timothy Radcliffe OP, and so part of his life." Other than a small label with a previous owner's name on the first page, the book is as-new and unused . . almost. View more info

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Encounters with Silence.

By: Rahner SJ., Karl.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., Newman Press.: 1966

Seller ID: 27816

Condition: Good


12mo - 18.5 x 11.5 cm.; 87 pp. First published in English by Newman Press in 1960, this is the eleventh printing of the soft cover edition. Originally published as "Worte ins Schweigen" and translated from the German by James M. Demske SJ. The interior is clean and the binding is solid while the covers show mild wear to the edges and the spine tips. A book where theology blossoms into prayer. View more info

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Watch and Pray with Me.

By: Rahner SJ., Karl.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Herder and Herder.: 1966

Seller ID: 31184

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 12.5 cm.; 63 pp. Beige cloth over boards with brown (title) and blue (author) lettering on the spine. Rahner leads the reader through a meditation on Christ's last words using the setting of a holy hour. Translated from the original German, "Heilige Stunde Passionsandacht" by William V. Dych SJ. Previous owner's name (a private religious library) stamped on the front and back free end papers and partially on the text block head edge. Otherwise the book is clean with minimal wear and appears to have been used very little. View more info

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Prayers for a Lifetime.

By: Rahner, Karl.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., Crossroad.: (1984)

Seller ID: 27880

ISBN: 0824507304

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xiii - 175 pp. First published in 1984 in German as "Gebete des Lebens" with the English translations by various people then edited by Albert Raffelt with a 5 page introduction by Karl Lehmann, the bishop of Mainz. The copyright page lists the translations as being copyrighted in 1984, though this edition has been published much later, the early 2000's most likely. Five page listing of the sources at the back. From the back cover: "Great theologians are often great teachers of prayer as well: Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Tersea of Avila, Martin Luther, Dietrich Bonhoeffwer -... View more info

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Prayers for a Lifetime.

By: Rahner, Karl.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Crossroad.: (1984)

Seller ID: 31212

ISBN: 0824507304

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xiii - 175 pp. First published in 1984 in German as "Gebete des Lebens" with the English translations by various people then edited by Albert Raffelt with a 5 page introduction by Karl Lehmann, the bishop of Mainz. The copyright page lists the translations as being copyrighted in 1984, though this edition has been published much later, the early 2000's most likely. Five page listing of the sources at the back. From the back cover: "Great theologians are often great teachers of prayer as well: Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Tersea of Avila, Martin Luther, Dietrich Bonhoeffwer -... View more info

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Meditations on Freedom and the Spirit.

By: Rahner, Karl.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York., The Seabury Press / Crossroad.: 1978

Seller ID: 31371

ISBN: 0816421625

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 115 pp. A series of meditations / reflections divided into 3 groupings: 1 - "Faith as Courage" with 5 meditations, 2 - "Freedom and Manipulation in Society and the Church" with 4 meditations, 3 - "Toleration in the Church" with 3 meditations. Previous owner's address label on the first page and name stamped on the last blank page. Minor wear to the covers and with a small abrasion / tear /scuff in the back panel at the spine head. Otherwise very clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Words of Faith.

By: Rahner, Karl. (edited by Alice Scherer).

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York., Crossroad.: 1987

Seller ID: 30283

ISBN: 0824507886

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm. ; x - 96 pp. Originally pubished in 1985 as "Worte glaubiger Erfahrung". Four page introduction by Robert Scherer. An anthology of some 88 texts from Rahner's writings grouped into 8 themed sections. Two page list of sources at the back. Previous owner's name stamped on inside of the front cover and on the first (half title) page. Mild shelf wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Praying with Frédéric Ozanam. (Companions for the Journey Series).

By: Ramson CM., Ronald.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Ijamsville, Maryland., Word Among Us Press / Saint Mary's Press.: 1998

Seller ID: 31533

ISBN: 159325010X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 122 pp. One page list of further reading and 3 pages of bibliographical acknowledgments. Six page foreword by Carl Koch, the editor for this series. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, remainder mark on the tail edge of the text block, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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A Room on the Roof, A Workbook on Perception and Illusion in Prayer and Communication.

By: Ramsperber SJ., Frank.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Guelph, Ontario., Loyola House: 1983

Seller ID: 15069

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; 54 pp. Approbations present. Including: elements of psychology, practical questions, helps for prayer, stories, Word of God. A clean, tight copy of this book with only minor soiling on cover. View more info

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Let's Pray! Prayers for the Elementary Classroom

By: Reid, Heather

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Novalis: 2007

Seller ID: 19813

ISBN: 2895078459

Condition: Fine


4to - 28 x 22 cm.; 85 pp. Contents: How to Pray with Children; Prayers - for September to June, for times of sadness, for joyful times, for school life; Prayers of the Christian Tradition; Appendices - Liturgical Year, Other Helpful Resources, Music Resources. Many of the prayer themes contain something for the primary level and something for the junior level. Reid was a consultant in Religious Education and Family Life Education for the Ottawa-Carleton Catholic School Board and now teaches. A brand new copy. View more info

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A Deeper Kind of Truth: Biblical Tales for Life and Prayer.

By: Reis SSJ., Elizabeth M.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1987

Seller ID: 29680

ISBN: 0809128586

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; xiv - 97 pp. Two page introduction by Fr. George A. Maloney SJ. A series of 12 prayer exercises based on scripture with exegetical chapters on the passages chosen. Other than some very mild wear to the edges of the covers, the book is as-new and unused. View more info