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The Christian Family Apostolate: The Catholic Social Life Conference, First Regional Conferences 1960, Addresses.

By: N/A

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Catholic Conference: 1960

Seller ID: 6260

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 214 pp. The texts of 28 addresses given at the four Regional Conferences (Charlottetown, Banff, Regina, Peterborough) during 1960. Subjects ranged from "Environmental Obstacles to Christian Family Living" to "The Lay Apostolate and the Priest" to "Credit Unions". Tan card-stock wraps with black lettering. The covers are soiled with mild edge wear. The head margin of the last 4 pages show soiling that does not affect any text. View more info

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Canada's Unemployed: The Crisis of Our Times.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Archdiocese of Toronto: 1983

Seller ID: 14548

ISBN: 0969086326

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xiv, 220 pp. Report of the Hearing Panel on "Ethical Reflections on the Economic Crisis". The hearings were a response to a document of the same name published by the Episcopal Commission of Social Affairs (Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops). Panel members were Dr. George Ignatieff, Father Willaim Ryan, S.J., Judge Lucien Beaulieu, Dr. Reva Gerstein, and John Fraser. Appendices includes an index of submissions. Title page stamped with former owner's name; binding tight, text pages clean. View more info

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Catholicism in America: A Series of Articles from "The Commonweal".

By: N/A

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Harcourt, Brace and Company.: 1954

Seller ID: 29956

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; viii - 242 pp. Dark blue/gray cloth over boards with gilt lettering (faded) on the spine. Foreword by George N. Shuster. The articles are as follows: 1 - "A Protestant Looks at Catholics" by Reinhold Niebuhr, 2 - "A Jew Looks at Catholics" by Will Herberg, 3 - "Catholic Separatism" by John J. Kane, 4 - "Clergy and Laity" by Joseph M. Duffy Jr., 5 - "Catholics and American Democracy" by John Cogley, 6 - "The Catholic Isolationist" by James O'Gara, 7 - "Catholics and Social Reform" by Ed Marciniak, 8 - "Catholic R... View more info

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Le Christ et le militant d'aujourd'hui: Réflexions sur le Christ à l'intention des militants d'A.C.

By: N/A

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., L'Action Catholique Canadienne.: 1957

Seller ID: 30509

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 13.5 cm.; 133 - (3) pp. The text is in French. The library markings are a number on the lower spine, a stamp on the front cover, the title page and on page 99, otherwise clean with a solid binding and having mild wear to and light browning of the covers. View more info

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Problems Before Unity. Graymoor Symposium - 1961.

By: N/A

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Baltimore, Maryland., Palm Publishers / Helicon Press.: 1962

Seller ID: 30919

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; viii - 149 pp. Gray cloth over boards with red lettering on the spine. The papers presented at the closed clergy conference held at Garrison, New York, under the auspices of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, Graymoor. Foreword by Augustine Cardinal Bea. Contents: 1 - "Catholic Ecumenism" by Msgr. J. G. M. Willebrands, 2 - "The Bible and Reunion" by Walter M. Abbott, 3 - "The Liturgy and Reunion" by Shawn G. Sheehan, 4 - "Ecclesiology and Ecumenics" by Gustave Weigel, 5 - "Eastern Churches and Primacy" by Paul Mailleux, 6 - "Current Trends in Catholic Ecumenism" by Ch... View more info

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The Family Today and Tomorrow: The Church Addresses Her Future.

By: N/A

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Braintree, Massachusetts., Pope John XXIII Medical - Moral Rserach and Education Center.: 1985

Seller ID: 31707

ISBN: 0935372172

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xviii - 291 pp. "This book presents the content of the workshop conducted for 235 bishops of North and Central America and the Caribbean by the Pope John Center in Dallas, Texas, February 4-8, 1985." Contents: Part I, The Family Today, 1 - "The Three Ages of the Family" by William McCready, 2 - "Social Change and the Family" by Paul Glick, 3 - "The Family Life-Cycle" by Beth Soldo, 4 - "New Approaches to Understanding the Family" by Steven Preister, 5 - "Pastoral Concerns Regarding the Family Today". Part II, Institutions and the Family, 6 - "The Family in Church and Society... View more info

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Called to Give Life: A Sourcebook of the Blessings of Children and the Harm of Contraception.

By: Adams, Jason T.

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio., One More Soul.: 2003

Seller ID: 29591

Condition: Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; vii - 149 pp. Foreword by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput OFMCap. Three principal sections; Foundations, Homilies and Pastoral Considerations. An as-new and unused volume. View more info

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Public Theology and the Global Common Good, The Contribution of David Hollenbach, S.J.

By: Ahern, Kevin; Meghan J. Clark; Kristin E. Heyer; Laurie Johnston (editors)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Maryknoll, New York., Orbis Books.: 2016

Seller ID: 30975

ISBN: 1608336670

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xxviii - 190 pp. A collection of essays to honour Father Hollenbach on social ethics and civil society. Footnotes, index. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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A Civilization of Love: What Every Catholic Can Do to Transform the World.

By: Anderson, Carl.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., HarperCollins / HarperOne.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29796

ISBN: 0061335312

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xvii - 203 pp. Blue paper over boards with red paper and gilt lettering on the spine. Stated first edition. Anderson is (at the time of writing) the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus. Eleven pages of notes and a 17 page selected bibliography. The book appears to have never been used and is as-new. View more info

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The Culture of Bible Belt Catholics.

By: Anderson, Jon W. and William B. Friend.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1995

Seller ID: 25491

ISBN: 0809135744

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; v - 303 pp. From the back cover: "This book is the outgrowth of a research project attempting to identify the cultural charateristics of Roman Catholics in the Bible Belt South - the area from Virginia to eastern Texas and Oklahoma in which Catholics make up less than 4 percent of the population". Contents: 1 - "An Ethnographic Overview of Cultural Differences of Bible Belt Catholics" by Jon W. Anderson, 2 - "Pastoral Reflections on Cultural Differences of Bible Belt Catholics" by William B. Friend, 3 - "Theological Reflections on an Anthropologic... View more info

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Strategies for Growth in Religious Life.

By: Arbuckle SM., Gerald A.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Society of St. Paul / Alba House.: 1987

Seller ID: 32252

ISBN: 0818905050

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xix - 240 pp. This is a second printing. From the back cover: ". .. the book covers three main questions facing religious congregations. Why has religious life apparently collapsed after Vatican II? How can congregations foster 'refounders' to keep alive the charism of the original founders? How can this be achieved in formation programs?" The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the inside of the back cover. Otherwise very clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Ut Sint unum: Appels aux Apôtres de l'Unité.

By: Arsenault SV., Simon.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Quebec City, Quebec., Editions Caritas.: 1953

Seller ID: 28358

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; 190 pp. The text is in French. Preface by Mgr. Lemieux. Pere Arsenault is a Vincentian priest (Institut des Frères de Saint-Vincent de Paul). The library markings are stamps on the front cover, the first page and 3 or 4 places in the interior on page margins. The covers show only mild shelf wear. Many pages are unopened on the head and fore edges, hence unread.; Ex-Library View more info

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Stone Soup: Reflections on Economic Injustice.

By: Arsenault, Kevin; Gregory Baum, Michel Beaudin, Mary Boyd, Leonard Desroches, Vivian Labrie, Andre M.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Paulines.: 1998

Seller ID: 5180

ISBN: 2920912259

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 251 pp. A collection of essays by various authors on how to improve the socio-economic situation in our world. Put together by the Canadian Religious Conference and the Jesuit Centre for Social Justice and Faith. Preface by Betty Berrigan, CSJ and Introduction by Richard Renshaw, CSC. View more info

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Stone Soup: Reflections on Economic Injustice.

By: Arsenault, Kevin; Gregory Baum, Michel Beaudin, Mary Boyd, Leonard Desroches, Vivian Labrie, Andre Myre, Guy Paiement, Richard Renshaw, Priscilla Solomon.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Paulines.: 1998

Seller ID: 10030

ISBN: 2920912259

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 251 pp. A collection of essays by various authors on how to improve the socio-economic situation in our world. Put together by the Canadian Religious Conference and the Jesuit Centre for Social Justice and Faith. Preface by Betty Berrigan, CSJ and Introduction by Richard Renshaw, CSC. An unread copy. View more info

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Living off the Land; a Spirituality of Farming

By: Baltaz, Diane P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Outremont, Quebec, Novalis: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23194

ISBN: 2890884864

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 250 pp. A look at farming and its relationship to the 'big things' such as nature, family, community, vocation, crises, and hope. A well presented look at radical alternatives. The radical does have tremendous appeal here - as it should. Baltaz was involved with the Jesuit Farm Project and the Ignatius Farm Community in Guelph, Ontario. Signed by author on half title page. A clean, tight copy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Coming Age and the Catholic Church: A Forecast.

By: Barry, William.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: London, UK., Cassell & Company.: 1929

Seller ID: 11353

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 13.5 cm.; vi - 246 - (1) pp. Purple cloth with gilt lettering on spine and papal device on front board. One of the epilogues is entitled "Towards the year 2000". Spine is faded, previous owner's name stamped on title page and back paste down. Text is clean and binding is tight with moderate wear to the externals. View more info

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Unity in Freedom: Reflections on the Human Family.

By: Bea, Augustin Cardinal.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1964

Seller ID: 29357

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; v - 272 pp. Black paper over boards with black cloth and gilt lettering on the spine. Volume 11 from the publisher's series "Religious Perspectives". Edited by Nanda Anshen. From the dust jacket: "Cardinal Bea deals forthrightly with the many vital issues raised by today's ecumenical thrust, including the questions of mixed marriage and Judeo-Christian relations." Four appendices and a 6 page index. The book has minor wear to the spine tips and the fore corners of the boards, previous owner's name stamped on the front free free end paper along with a writte... View more info

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The Church and Mankind.

By: Bea, Augustin Cardinal.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Franciscan Herald Press.: 1967

Seller ID: 32372

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; vi - 282 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Cardinal Bea (1881-1968) was President of the Secretariat for Christian Unity, a leading Biblical scholar and ecumenist. From the dust jacket: ". . . concerned with the chief problems confronting the Church today. . . . a most readable summary of the Council documents and supplies a great deal of indispensable scriptural background." Minor wear to the spine tips, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket has very minor wear to the edges and the spine is a tad faded, just a tad though. View more info

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The Geography of Faith: Conversations between Daniel Berrigan when underground, and Robert Coles.

By: Berrigan, Daniel and Robert Coles.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts., Beacon Press.: 1971

Seller ID: 30490

ISBN: 0807005398

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; (10) - 179 pp. Illustrated with 2 black and portrait photographs of the authors in the preliminary pages. Minor shelf wear to the edges of the covers, else near fine. View more info

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The Sacred Universe, Earth, Spirituality, and Religion in the Twenty-First Century.

By: Berry, Thomas.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: New York., Columbia University Press.: 2009

Seller ID: 30940

ISBN: 0231149522

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; xv - 181 pp. Edited and Foreword by Mary Evelyn Tucker. A collection of Father Berry's essays. Berry (1914-2009) was a Passionist priest in the Catholic Church, a cultural historian and ecotheologian. An as-new and unused book. View more info