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Béatification de Mère Marie de l'Incarnation.

By: Blais OSU., S. Suzanne. and Jacqueline Morin.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 16965

Condition: Good+


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 133 pp. Text is in French. This book was published to celebrate the beatification of the foundress of the Ursulines in Quebec. Fondatrice du premier monastere d'Ursulines en Amerique. Beatifiee le 22 juin 1980 par Sa Saintete le Pape Jean-Paul II. Lots of photos, history and information on the beatification. Edgewear with a small tear on front cover, an ink mark on the front; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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The Trial of Jesus: The Jewish and Roman proceedings against Jesus Christ described and assessed from the oldest accounts by Josef Blinzler.

By: Blinzler, Josef.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., The Newman Press.: 1959

Seller ID: 31797

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xi - 312 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering (very faded) on a red spine panel. Translated from the original German "Der Prozess Jesu" by Isabel and Florence McHugh. Frontis piece plan drawing of the Temple Mount. Well footnoted throughout, 8 page bibliography and a 8 page index of authors. The library markings are a paper label affixed to the lower spine, a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Previous owner's name crossed on the front free end paper. otherwise clean with a sound binding. Minor wear to the spine tips and the fore cor... View more info

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Catholic and Ecumenical: History and Hope.

By: Bliss SM., Frederick M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Franklin, Wisconsin., Sheed & Ward.: 1999

Seller ID: 30924

ISBN: 1580510566

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xvii - 237 pp. Subtitled: "Why the Catholic Church is Ecumenical and what she is doing about it. " Father Bliss traces how the concern for ecumenism came about - from uneasy tension to confidence in the true grace of catholicity. Spanning the history of the medieval Papacy to Trent and the open spirit of Vatican II, this is a solid work that also gives an up-to-date and accurate view of Catholic participation in ecumenical dialogue among the churches and with people from other faith traditions. Bliss is a member of the Society of Mary (Marists) and a professor specializing... View more info

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The Correspondence of James Peter Coghlan (1731-1800).

By: Blom, Frans with Jos Blom, Frans Korsten and Geoffrey Scott. (editors).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK., Boydell Press / Catholic Record Society.: 2007

Seller ID: 26423

ISBN: 0902832239

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xlv - 456 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. "James Peter Coghlan was the chief English Catholic printer, publisher and bookseller of the second half of the eighteenth century. It was mainly through him that the English Catholics were provided with an extensive polemical, catechetical, pastoral and devotional literature of their own". Illustrated with 12 black and white plates of reproductions. Twenty-one page 'BKS' list, 4 page select bibliography and a 16 page index of persons, selected places and institutions at the back. The book appears to have... View more info

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Der Investiturstreit

By: Blumenthal, Uta-Renate

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Stuttgart, Verlag W. Kohlhammer.: 1982

Seller ID: 23924

ISBN: 3170058991

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18.5 x 11.5 cm.; 192 pp. Text is in German. Bibliography, index. Massmarket paperback. Usual library markings and attachments, otherwise, a clean text and tight binding. ; Ex-Library View more info

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The Contribution of Monastic Life to the Church and the World: Essays in Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Mount Saviour Monastery.

By: Boler, Martin and Anthony J. Cernera. (editors).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Connecticut., Sacred Heart University Press.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30433

ISBN: 1888112123

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; viii - 199 pp. Brown cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 14 pages of black and white photographs in a center section entitled "Mount Saviour Monastery: A Photogrpahic Record". The monastery is located in Pine City, upstate New York, about 90 kilometres due west of Binghampton and 60 kilometres south west of Ithaca. Contents: 1 - "The Meaning and Purpose of this Benedictine Moment" by Jerome Kodell, 2 - "Common Origins, 1922-1937" by Gottfried Burkhard Neunheuser, 3 - "The Influence of Maria Laach on Mount Saviour Monastery" by Mart... View more info

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Pioneering in the West: Memories of His Life and Experiences in the West with the Franciscans.

By: Boniface OFM., Father.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia., Alverna Distributors / Evergreen Press.: 1957

Seller ID: 31591

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; xiv - 277 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. The front paste down end paper is mapped with the missions noted. Fr. Boniface (born 1880) joined the Franciscans in 1902 entering the monastery novitiate in Amiens, France. Consecrated a priest in 1908 at the cathedral church in Quebec City, he left shortly afterwards for the "Golden West" serving mainly in that part of Alberta north of Edmonton and in the vicinity of the North Saskatchewan River. Illustrated with many black and white photographs with a short chronology of the development of th... View more info

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Rechtsgeschichtlich-Diplomatische Studien Zu Fruhmittlealterlichen Papsturkunden

By: Boshof, Egon and Heinz Wolter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Koln Wien, Bohlau Verlag.: 1976

Seller ID: 23914

ISBN: 3412044768

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 157 pp. Text is in German. Footnotes, index. A clean, sturdy volume with usual library markings and attachments. ; Ex-Library View more info

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de rots - Zestig Jaar Katholicisme in Nederland. Number 7/8, July/August 1981.

By: Bots SJ., Dr. J.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Venlo, Netherlands., De Rots.: 1981

Seller ID: 21205

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 192 pp. Very minor shelf wear to the covers with marginalia noted - a few pencil tick margins in the margins. View more info

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Orthodox Spirituality and Protestant and Anglican Spirituality: Volume III of a History of Christian Spirituality Series.

By: Bouyer, Louis.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York., Seabury Press.: (1969)

Seller ID: 26261

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; vi - 224 pp. Dark green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. The text block head is stained to match as issued though now faded to dark gray colour. First published in 1965 as "La spiritualité orthodoxe et la spiritualité protestante et anglicane" and translated into English by Barbara Wall with this edition published in the UK by Burns and Oates in 1969. No date of publication given for this edition though known to be 1969. Six page index of names at the back. This is the last volume of a three volume series on the History of Christian Spirituality ... View more info

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Histoire de la spiritualité chretiénne, tome I: La spiritualité du Nouveau Testament et des Pères. (nouvelle édition revisée et augmentée).

By: Bouyer, Louis. (de l'Oratoire).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Aubier.: 1956

Seller ID: 24887

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13 cm.; 647 pp. The text is in French. Patterned gray/white paper over boards with red lettering on the spine and the front board. This is volume I of the 4 volume set of Bouyer's opus and was first published in 1918. Four indices are present: Index des sujets traités, Index biblique, Index des auteurs anciens, Index des auteurs modernes.The spine is darkened, the lower fore corners are bumped and the spine tips show mild wear. Otherwise the book is very clean with a tight binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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History of the Catholic Church. Third edition 1919, with maps.

By: Brother Gustavus. (Brothers of Mary).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clayton, Missouri., The Brothers Of Mary / Chaminade College.: 1919

Seller ID: 27753

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; 252 pp. Green cloth over boards with black lettering on spine and front board. The approbations are those from 1915. Designed for students in the seventh and eighth grades in parochial schools. Fourteen pages of notes though more of a glossary followed by 12 page index. The library markings are a stamp on the front paste down end paper with a library catalogue number on the lower spine. The externals show mild to moderate wear to the board corners and the spine tips. Otherwise clean with a tight binding.; Ex-Library View more info

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The Community of the Beloved Disciple: The Life, Loves, and Hates of an Individual Church in New Testament Times.

By: Brown SS., Fr. Raymond E.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1979

Seller ID: 27387

ISBN: 0809121743

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 204 pp. From the back cover: "This study of Johannine ecclesiology reconstructs the history of one Christian community in the first century - all of which is reflected in the Gospel and Epistles of John." Fr. Brown was the Auburn Professor of Biblical Studies at Union Theological Seminary in New York City at the time of writing and a Johannine scholar (by his own admission). Two page bibliographical index and a 4 page subject index at the back. The interior is clean and the binding is tight. Small sticker scar on the back cover and the spine is sunned (faded). View more info

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The Community of the Beloved Disciple: The Life, Loves, and Hates of an Individual Church in New Testament Times.

By: Brown SS., Fr. Raymond E.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1979

Seller ID: 31343

ISBN: 0809121743

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 204 pp. From the back cover: "This study of Johannine ecclesiology reconstructs the history of one Christian community in the first century - all of which is reflected in the Gospel and Epistles of John." Fr. Brown was the Auburn Professor of Biblical Studies at Union Theological Seminary in New York City at the time of writing and a Johannine scholar (by his own admission). Two page bibliographical index and a 4 page subject index at the back. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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History of the Tractarian Movement.

By: Browne, Edward George Kirwan.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland., James Duffy.: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27886

Condition: Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; (5) - 388 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and blind stamped decorations on the front and back boards. A history of the Tractarian Movement, also known as the Oxford Movement, led by a group of Anglican clerics at Oxford, whereby they left the Anglican Communion and joined the Roman Catholic Church, many of them becoming members of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri due in large part to the leadership role of John Henry Newman. Browne himself was a former Anglican curate of Bawdsey in Suffolk. The large appendix contains lists of clerical converts with dates and pre... View more info

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The Great Mantle: The Life of Giuseppe Melchiore Sarto, Pope Pius X,

By: Burton, Katherine.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Longmans, Green and Company.: 1953

Seller ID: 32095

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo- 20.5 x 14 cm.; xv - 238 pp. Green cloth over boards with yellow lettering on the spine. First published in 1950, this is the fourth printing. Black and white frontis photograph of Pope Pius X. Two page bibliography and a 12 page general index. The library markings are a number in white on the lower spine, a notation on the front end papers, stamp on the title page and attactments on the back free end paper. Minor wear to the spine tips and the fore corners of the boards, otherwise clean with a sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Lives of the Saints of Egypt Together with the Principal of the European Saints According to the Roman Catholic Church.

By: Butler, Rev. Alban.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., C. Grate: 1863

Seller ID: 11405

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 13.5 cm.; [2] - (2) - 302 pp. Blind stamped brown cloth on front and back boards with gilt lettering on the spine. No publisher is given or stated on title page or copyright page and no pages have been removed. The point of this particular edition was: ". . . (to present the reader) . . . . with a beautiful book in a convenient form, well-adapted for the centre-table in the parlour - where it may often be taken up by the worldly-minded . . . " This is from the Publisher's Preface (1853) and signed by C. Grate who was the publisher of the Emmitsburg Star (Pennsylvania) at the time. T... View more info

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Jesus, Peter & the Keys: A Scriptural Handbook on the Papacy.

By: Butler, Scott; Norman Dahlgren and David Hess.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California., Queenship Publishing.: 1996

Seller ID: 29764

ISBN: 1882972546

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxiii - 431 pp. Introduction by Kenneth J. Howell. One 11 page appendix: "The Language of Matthew", 4 page listing of the Popes of the Catholic Church, 14 page bibliography, 13 page list of 234 questions, 6 page index of scripture citations, 4 page index of authors, 5 page index of persons, and a 6 page index of subjects. Scott Hahn describes this book as ". . . this veritable compendium is simply staggering." Minor wear to the the fore corners of the covers, else very clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Jesus, Peter & the Keys: A Scriptural Handbook on the Papacy.

By: Butler, Scott; Norman Dahlgren and David Hess.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California., Queenship Publishing.: 1996

Seller ID: 30242

ISBN: 1882972546

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xxiii - 431 pp. Introduction by Kenneth J. Howell. One 11 page appendix: "The Language of Matthew", 4 page listing of the Popes of the Catholic Church, 14 page bibliography, 13 page list of 234 questions, 6 page index of scripture citations, 4 page index of authors, 5 page index of persons, and a 6 page index of subjects. Scott Hahn describes this book as ". . . this veritable compendium is simply staggering." Slight scuffing to the covers, else very clean with a tight binding and appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Gentlemen-Bishops and Faction Fighters: The Letters of Bishops O Donel, Lambert, Scallan and Other Irish Missionaries

By: Byrne, Cyril J. (editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, Jesperson Press.: 1984

Seller ID: 27658

ISBN: 092050227X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xix - 376 pp. Catholicism's Formative Years in Newfoundland (1784-1829). "Bishops O Donel, Lambert and Scallan were the first three Roman Catholic bishops appointed from Ireland to Newfoundland. . . spirited men in troubled times. . . ready to heal wounds of dissention within the ranks of their church and overcome anti-Catholic sentiments. . . their staccato letters to superiors and peers reveal the new-settlement hardships, aristocratic attitudes and ecclesiastical ferment that often broke their health and threatened their lives. They had to be both 'gentlemen' and 'f... View more info