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A Vanquished Hope: The Movement for Church Renewal in Russia, 1905-1906.

By: Cunningham, James W.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Crestwood, New York., St. Vladimir's Seminary Press.: 1981

Seller ID: 22276

ISBN: 0913836702

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 384 pp. With copious footnotes, a ten page bibliograph y and a comprehensive twelve page index. View more info

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The Beginnings of the Church.

By: Cwiekowski SS., Frederick J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1988

Seller ID: 31454

ISBN: 0809129264

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 222 pp. Foreword by Raymond E. Brown. Black and white map of the eastern Mediterranean region on page vi. Six page listing of suggestions for further readings and a 10 page general index. From the back cover: ". . . reviews the ministry of Jesus, the Resurrection and the experience of the Spirit and how these events formed the mission of the early church. He then discusses growth and development of the ancient church, the death of the apostles, the fall of Jerusalem, the entrance of the Gentiles into the Church, and the gradual separation of the church from Judaism." ... View more info

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L'église et la ville: Sociologie et pastorale des grandes villes.

By: D'Izarny, R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paris, France.,

Seller ID: 16980

Condition: Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 80 pp. Text is in French. Approbations present. Extrait de Paroisse et Mission / Mission et Sociologie, numeros 5 et 7. Preface du R. P. Motte, o.f.m. Bibliography, endnotes. Paper wraps sunned, thinned and closed tears on the back; text pages browning. View more info

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Remembering for Tomorrow: A History of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1943-1993.

By: Daly, Bernard M.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.: 1995

Seller ID: 23638

ISBN: 0889973407

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 25.5 x 17 cm.; 232 pp. From the back cover: ". . . is a first hand account of a social and religious institution that has helped shape contemporary Canada." Illustrated with 22 pages of black and white photographs. Minor shelf wear to the cover edges, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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Saint Bernard et ses Fils.

By: Daniel-Rops, Henri.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Tours, France., Maison Mame: 1962

Seller ID: 9132

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 15.5 cm.; 215 pp. Ivory cloth with black strip on front board. Gilt lettering on spine, gilt and blue lettering on front. The text is in French. An illustrated history/biography of Saint Bernard and his followers. 32 black and white photographic plates some of which are fold-out. Binding is a tad shaken and the back end paper hinge has been repaired with archival hinge tape.. Folded in fore edge of most fold -out illustrations is creased from improper closing of the book. The library is a monastic one with the only library marking being a stamp on the title page. Text is very clea... View more info

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Saint Paul: Apostle of Nations.

By: Daniel-Rops, Henri.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Fides Publishers Association.: 1953

Seller ID: 31830

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; (6) - 163 pp. Green and beige linen over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the French by Jex Martin. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papers. Minor wear and rubbing to the board edges and the joints, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Des origines à saint Grégoire le grand. (Nouvelle histoire de l'église).

By: Danielou, Jean and Henri Marrou.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions Du Seuil.: 1963

Seller ID: 12367

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 13.5 cm.; 614 pp. Text is in French. End notes, extensive bibliography, chronology, index, fold-out map, maps. This is volume 1 of this history of the Catholic Church. Introduction by Roger Aubert, first part is written by Danielou, "Des origines a la fin du troisieme siecle", the second by Marrou, "De la persecution de Diocletien a la mort de Grégoire le grand". Cloth-covered boards with white lettering on front and spine. Mild general wear on boards, text block head dust soiled; binding tight, text clean. View more info

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A History of Monasticism: From East to West.

By: de Dreuille OSB., Mayeul.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Gracewing / Crossroad / Herder.: 1999

Seller ID: 31169

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; ix - 137 pp. From the back cover: "This volume presents the history of monasticism in Asia and the Muddle East, with as much as possible of its spirituality, in counterpoint to the historical framework of the founders of Christian monasticism." Two appendices: "Present State of the Monastic Orders in the Catholic Church" and a "Chronology". Other than some very mild wear to the edges of the covers, this is an as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Jesuits: Their Spiritual Doctrine and Practice, a Historical Study.

By: de Guibert SJ., Joseph.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri., The Institute of Jesuit Sources.: 1972

Seller ID: 31180

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xxv - 692 pp. A posthumous publication translated from the French edition of 1953, "La spiritualité de la Compagnie de Jésus: esquisse historique", by William J. Young SJ and edited by George E. Ganss SJ. Six appended reference notes, a 9 page bibliography and a 64 page index. The library markings are a paper label on the lower spine, a stamp on the title page and attachments on the inside of the back cover. The covers show mild to moderate wear and scuffing while the interior is otherwise clean and the binding is sound. View more info

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Testamenta XII Patriarcharum: Edited According to Cambridge University Library MS Ff 1.25. fol. 203a-262b with short notes. (Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs).

By: de Jonge, M.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Leiden, Netherlands., E. J. Brill.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23232

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - [2] - 86 pp. Beige coloured card wraps with black lettering. Volume one of the projected series "Pseudepigrapha Veteris Testamenti Graece". A reconstructed text of the Greek original using Dr. R. H. Charles work on the Greek manuscripts of 1908 not intending to be a completely new edition but rather to make the work easier to study (from the author's introduction). Previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise a very clean and tight book showing a trace of shelf wear to the covers with light soiling on same. View more info

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The Spiritual Conquest . . .

By: de Montoya SJ., Antonio Ruiz.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri., Institute of Jesuit Sources.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26438

ISBN: 1880810034

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 223 pp. The title continued: " . . . Accomplished by the Religious of the Society of Jesus in the Provinces of Paraguay, Paraná, Uruguay and Tape . . . A Personal Account of the Founding and Early Years of the Jesuit Paraguay Reductions". Translated from the Spanish "Conquista Espiritual" by C. J. McNaspy SJ, John P. Leonard SJ and Martin E. Palmer SJ with an introduction by C. J. McNaspy SJ. Illustrated with one full page black and white map on page 26. Two appendices, 9 pages of notes, a 1 page select bibliography and a 5 page general index at the back. ... View more info

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The Canadian Catholic Historical Association; Study Sessions 1983, 2 Volumes.

By: de Valk, Alphonse. CSB (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Historia Ecclesiae Catholicae Canadensis: 1983

Seller ID: 9020

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; iv - 380 - iv - pages 381 to 696. Contents: Volume 1: 1 - History of the Society / Histoire de la Societe, 1933-1983. "James Francis Kenney, 1884-1946: Founder of the CCHA" by Glenn T. Wright. "Un demi-siecle d'historiographie religieuse du Canada francais a travers les congres de la SCHEC" by Pierre Savard. "Study Sessions of the Second Fifty Years" by Michael M. Sheehan. 2 - Sources and Historiography. "Roman Sources of Canadian Religious History to 1799" by Luca Codignola, "Coming of Age but Slowly: Aspects of Canadian religious historiography since Confederation" by John... View more info

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Catholic Social Teaching: Our Best Kept Secret. (fourth revised and expanded edition).

By: DeBerri, Edward P., and James E. Hug with Peter J. Henriot and Michael J. Schultheis.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Maryknoll, New York / Washington, DC., Orbis Books / Center of Concern.: 2003

Seller ID: 31586

ISBN: 1570754853

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; xiii - 238 pp. First published in 1985, this is the fourth (revised and expanded) edition of 2003. Four main parts: 1 - "Historical Background", 2 - "Documents to the Universal Church", 3 - "Documents to the Regional Church", 4 - "Study Guides". Four page bibliography at the back. From the back cover: "A classic overview of the history of the Catholic Church's social teaching for students, teachers, lay people, and clergy. It presents outlines of both recent and historic key documents." An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Las Reformas Sociales en Espana.

By: Del Valle SI, P. Florentino,

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Madrid, Spain., Editorial Razon Y Fe: 1946

Seller ID: 16200

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 14 cm.; 179 pp. Light beige wraps with red and black lettering. Approbations are present. One of the "Biblioteca Fomento Social". The text is in Spanish. Illustrated with black and white photographs, charts and tables. The text block edges are untrimmed with the head edge being unopened (uncut). Previous owner's name stamped on the first page and "double" stamped on the cover. View more info

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The Work of the Bollandists through Three Centuries, 1615-1915.

By: Delehaye SJ., Hippolyte.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press.: 1922

Seller ID: 19293

Condition: Good


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; [8] - 269 pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Translated from the original French by persons unknown. From the introduction: "The purpose of the present volume will be to tell how the work originated and to whom it owes the form and development to which it has reached today . . ." The extensive bibliography includes the Acta Sanctorum, the Analecta Bollandiana, the Subsidia Hagiographica along with sundry publications and pseudo-Bollandist publications. Library markings are a library stamp on the front free end paper and the title page wi... View more info

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The Jesuit Martyrs of Canada Together with the Martyrs in the Mohawk Valley.

By: Devine SJ., E. J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., The Canadian Messenger.: 1925

Seller ID: 30555

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; viii - 254 pp. Blue cloth over boards with tan cloth and gilt lettering on the spine (appears to be a library rebind). Tissue protected black and white frontis plate and 10 other illustrations, line drawings at the begining of each of the 10 chapters. The library markings are a stamp on the title page and a pocket on the back paste down end paper. Other markings are a blacked out name on the front free end paper, an occasional stamp on the tail edges of a few pages and some marginalia in the first few pages. The boards are worn and rubbed on the fore corners, the spine has... View more info

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Death and Resurrection. Message of the Fathers of the Church, Volume 22.

By: Dewart, Joanne E. McWilliam.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Delaware., Michael Glazier.: 1986

Seller ID: 32093

ISBN: 0894533339

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 198 pp. This series, "Message of the Fathers of the Church", is edited by Thomas Halton. Contents by chapter: 1 - "The Background; Old Testament, New Testament", 2- "The Apostolic Fathers: First Clement, Second Clement; The Didache, Ignatius and Polycarp, The Letter of Barnabas and the Fragments of Papias", 3 - "The Apologists: Justin, Theophilus, Athenagoras, Tatian", 4 -"The Reaction to Gnosticism: Irenaeus, Tertullian", 5 - "Clement, Origen and Methodius: Clement of Alexandria, Origen, The Reaction to Origen - Methodius", 6 - "The Fourth Century", 7 - "Augustine on th... View more info

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Die Papst-Fabeln des Mittelalters.

By: Dollinger, Joh. Jos. Ign. v.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main, Minerva: 1962

Seller ID: 14298

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; iv, 159 pp. Text is in German. Originally published in Munchen in 1863, this is a reprint. Footnotes. Cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Usual library markings, sunning on cover; binding tight, text pages clean. ; Ex-Library View more info

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Indian Bishop of the West: The Story of Vital Justin Grandin, 1829-1902.

By: Dolphin, Frank J.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Novalis.: 1986

Seller ID: 20740

ISBN: 2890882772

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 207 pp. Vital Justin Grandin was an Oblate (Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate or OMI) and the first bishop of St. Albert, later the archdiocese of Edmonton. Illustrated with ten black and white photographs and one map. Four pages of notes, a 1 page bibliography and a 3 page index. The library markings are a stamp on the first page and a never used pocket and stamp on the inside of the back cover. No external markings. ; Ex-Library View more info

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The Story of the Miraculous Medal: A Helping Hand from Heaven.

By: dos Santos, Armando Alexandre.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Hanover, Pennsylvania., America Needs Fatima.: 2017

Seller ID: 31502

ISBN: 1877905402

Condition: Fine


8vo - 20 x 14 cm.; 75 - (5) pp. Translated from the Portuguese by Philip Moran. Illustrated with many full colour photographs. Two page list of sources at the back. An as-new and unused book. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info