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My Other Self: In which Christ speaks to the soul on living His life.

By: Enzler, Clarence J.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: (1958)

Seller ID: 31549

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; ix - 166 pp. The date given is that of the Bruce Publishing edition, no date is given for this soft cover edition. From the author's preface: "I have, to a great extent, adapted the mode of presentation followed by the author of The Imitation of Christ. Thus, the reader will find Christ spaking to him in intimate conversations . . ." Minor wear and light scuffing to the covers, otherwise very clean with a sound binding. View more info

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The Future of Our Past: The Spanish Mystics Speak to Contemporary Spirituality.

By: Galilea, Fr. Segundo.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press.: 1985

Seller ID: 33002

ISBN: 0877932956

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 94 pp. Brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Fr. Segundo stresses the relationship of the Christian mystical tradition as found in the works of Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, and Ignatius Loyola to current spiritual and social challenges; a practical synthesis of contemplation and commitment. Previous owner's name stamped very lightly on the front free end paper; otherwise clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket has edgewear and light scuffing and a tape repaired (inside) closed tear on the tail edge of the front panel. View more info

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Gertrud the Great of Helfta: Spiritual Exercises.

By: Gertrud The Great Of Helfta.

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications.: 1989

Seller ID: 29097

ISBN: 0879074493

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; viii - 165 pp. Cistercian Fathers Series, No. 49. Translation, introduction, notes and indices by Gertrud Jaron Lewis and Jack Lewis. The monastery of Helfta was based on the Rule of St. Benedict and the constitutions of Citeaux. Gertrud's Spiritual Exercises contains her prayers, litanies, meditations and hymns. One small bump/crinkle on the bottom front fore corner, else an as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Hidden Face; a Study of St. Thérèse of Lisieux.

By: Gorres, Ida Friederike

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Pantheon Books, Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 32006

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; viii - 428 pp. Blue/gray linen over boards with black cloth and gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt chalice symbol on the front board. Originally published as "Das Senfkorn von Lisieux" which was the eighth revised edition of "Das Verborgene Antlitz: Eine Studie Uber Therese von Lisieux" and translated into English by Richard and Clara Winston. Seven pages of notes, 3 page bibliography and a 4 page index. Mild wear to the fore corners of the boards and the spine tips, previous owner's name (a religious sisters' library) stamped on the fore edge of the text block, else a c... View more info

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Darkness in the Marketplace: The Christian at Prayer in the World.

By: Green SJ., Thomas H.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press.: 1981

Seller ID: 31518

ISBN: 0877932298

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 128 pp. Glossy black paper over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Fr. Green's sequel to "Opening to God" and "When the Well Runs Dry". From the dust jacket: " . . . (Fr. Green). . .has given us . . . a highly practical and quite illuminating treatment of the Lord's purifying activity in the active life . . ." The book has very mild wear to the spine tips, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket has mild edge wear along with a closed tear (~2 cm) in the head edge of the back panel and some soiling on the back also. View more info

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Gold in the Crucible: Teresa of Avila and the Western Mystical Tradition.

By: Green, Deirdre.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Shaftesbury, UK., Element Books.: 1989

Seller ID: 32096

ISBN: 1852300701

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 215 pp. From the back cover: "In this original and challenging work, the author reveals the influence that Jewish mysticism and Christian Kabbalah had on Teresa's thought. Exploring the relationship between her mystical experiences and her spiritual teachings, our attention is drawn to the significance of her visions, raptures and ecstasies, and to the symbols she used to express her experiences. Focuing on Teresa not only as a mystic but as a woman, the author draws us into the life of this remarkable and influential character, examining her place in the Western mys... View more info

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Too Deep for Words; Rediscovering Lectio Divina.

By: Hall RC., Thelma.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1988

Seller ID: 28091

ISBN: 0809129590

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; v - 110 pp. An extensive introuductory section on contemplation and how Lectio Divina is an integral part of the process followed by 50 Scripture Themes for Prayer with 500 specific texts. Hall is a member of the Religious of the Cenacle and co-director of the Cenacle Retreat House in Bedford Village, New York. The introductory section is well footnoted and there is one page of suggestions for further reading at the back. MInor wear to the covers, previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Twelve and One-Half Keys to the Gates of Paradise. Parable Stories for Those on a Mystic Journey.

By: Hays, Fr. Edward.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Easton, Kansas., Forest of Peace Books.: 1983

Seller ID: 31193

ISBN: 0939516004

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 147 - (5) pp. First published in 1981, this is the second printing. Illustrated with several full page black and white drawings by the author plus some smaller ones of the inset type. Minor wear to the edges of the covers and some scuffing also. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Ars Bonae Mortis Sive: Quotidiana Erga Sanctissimam Dei Matrem Mariam Pietas, ad omnia quidem utilis: ad felicem tamen mortem.

By: Hevenesi SJ., Gabriele

Price: $280.00

Publisher: Henrici Rommerskirchen.: 1720

Seller ID: 18599

Condition: Good


24 mo - 13 x 8 cm.; [2] - 415 - [1] pp. Leather over wood with a four panel spine and two metal closures on the fore edge. The text block edges are marbled though the marbling is quite indistinct and darkened now. The colophon (the last page and unpaginated and entitled Privilegium Caesareum) is dated 1715 with the name Petrus Schmidman. Very light, sparse and scattered foxing thoughout. A more recent Redemptorist bookplate is affixed to the front paste down end paper and a pencilled note made to the facing front free end paper. Otherwise no other markings are noted. The externals show moderat... View more info

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Gifted Origins to Graced Fulfillment: The Soteriology of Julian of Norwich.

By: Hide, Kerrie.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Collegeville, Minnesota., Liturgical Press / Michael Glazier.: 2001

Seller ID: 24753

ISBN: 0814650937

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xv - 233 pp. From a comment on the back cover by Fr. Michael Casey OCSO: "Kerrie Hide's presentation of Julian's theology of salvation is marked by three particular strengths. Her exposition is based on a close reading of the text of the Showings, aided by a keen sensitivity to the nuances of Julian's fourteenth-century English. Secondly, she endeavours to bring into clear synthesis, the many intuitive, imaginative, and unsystematic statements by which Julian gave expression to her thought. Finally she puts Julian into dialogue with our own times by making well-judged li... View more info

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The Better Part: Stages of Contemplative Living.

By: Keating OCSO., Fr. Thomas.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: New York., Continuum.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29142

ISBN: 0826412297

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 128 pp. Beige paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. A further book about centering prayer by the acknowledged leader of the movement. View more info

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Active Meditations for Contemplative Prayer

By: Keating, Thomas

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, New York, Continuum Publishing Company: 1997

Seller ID: 2432

ISBN: 0826410618

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


8vo ; 144 pp. Red cloth with gold lettering on spine. DJ is unclipped and in Brodart. A small volume designed to be used as an aid to contemplati on. Fr. Keating is a Trappist from Snowmass, Colorado - wonderful photo of him on the back of the DJ. If one can learn anything from the cloistered Trappists it is how to love God madly for there is so little time. That last is adapted from Flannery O'Connor - if you were wondering. View more info

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Active Meditations for Contemplative Prayer

By: Keating, Thomas

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, New York, Continuum Publishing Company: 1997

Seller ID: 2433

ISBN: 0-8264-1061-8

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


8vo ; 144 pp. Red cloth with gold lettering on spine. DJ is unclipped and in Brodart. A small volume designed to be used as an aid to contemplati on. Fr. Keating is a Trappist from Snowmass, Colorado - wonderful photo of him on the back of the DJ. If one can learn anything from the cloistered Trappists it is how to love God madly for there is so little time. That last is adapted from Flannery O'Connor - if you were wondering. View more info

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God Hunger: Discovering the Mystic in All of Us.

By: Kirvan, John.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Sorin Books.: 1999

Seller ID: 31774

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm.; 192 pp. Black paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "It leads the reader on an accessible path from the Islamic poet Rumi in the thirteenth century to the monk and mystic Thomas Merton in the twentieth, from Gregory of Nyssa in the fourth century to the Kaballah in the twelfth, and on to C. S. Lewis and Evelyn Underhill, mystics of our time . . ." Minor wear to the tail edge and some scuffing of the back panel of the dust jacket. Otherwise an as-new and unused book. View more info

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Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska: Divine Mercy in My Soul.

By: Kowalska, Saint Maria Faustina.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Stockbridge, Massachusetts., Marian Press.: 2016

Seller ID: 32807

ISBN: 1596141107

Condition: Fine


12mo - 18 x 10.5 cm.; xliv - 707 - (33) pp. First published in Polish in 1981, translated into English in 1987, this is the 14th printing of the third English edition. Thirty-nine pages of end notes, an 8 page thematic index, and a 13 page addenda being the introduction to the original Polish edition. The last section of 33 un-numbered pages is largely an assortmet of black and white photogrpahs followed by 7 pages of publisher's adverts. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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L'amie de tous.

By: Les Capucins. (OFMCap).

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Centre Missionaire Ste Therese.:

Seller ID: 31499

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 45 - (3) pp. The text is in French. No date of publication is given. Full colour card stock wraps in a saddle stapled binding. A series of 20 excerpts from the writings of St. Thérèse each illustrated with a reproduction of a painting by Zotique Steben. The illustration is on the verso of the page (left hand side) and the text is on the facin recto (right hand side). The top fore edge coner of the booklet has a slight crease, otherwise clean with a sound binding. All-in-all, a rather beautiful presentation. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it i... View more info

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Meditations on the Great Mystery of the Incarnation

By: Liguori, St. Alphonsus De

Price: $54.00

Publisher: London, England, Burns & Oates: 1901

Seller ID: 15683

Condition: Good


16mo - 16.5 x 10.5 cm.; [8] - 159 pp. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. This is the 'new edition' translated from the Italian by Fr. Edmund Vaughan. The meditations are in 2 series. First series: 1- Meditations for Advent, 2 - Novena before Christmas, 3 - Meditations from Christmas till the Epiphany, 4 - Octave of the Epiphany. Second series: 1 - Eight Meditations for Christmas, 2 - Meditations for the Novena before Christmas, 3 - Meditations for the Feast of the Circumcision, and for the Epiphany, and the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. Previous owner's names on ffep. Moderate wear to... View more info

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Prayer of the Heart.

By: Maloney SJ., George A.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press.: 1981

Seller ID: 26483

ISBN: 0877932166

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 206 pp. Fr. Maloney traces the historical development of the Jesus prayer in the context of aiding those who wish to deepen their prayer life. Seventeen pages of bibliographical footnotes at the back. The covers show wear to the edges and some scuffing on the spine. Otherwise clean with a solid binding. View more info

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The Breath of the Mystic.

By: Maloney SJ., George A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: 1974

Seller ID: 28028

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 204 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. From the dust jacket: "Using as an integrating model the breath of God in man . . . Maloney presents eight chapters on mystical prayer that draw their main inspiration from the writings of the eastern Christian mystics . . . Irenaeus, Origen, Evagrius, Gregory of Nyssa, Maximus the Confessor, Simeon the New Theologian and Gregory Palamas . . ." Two previous owners' names on the front free end paper, one stamped and one written in ink. Slight damp stain to the head edge of the back panel of the dust jacke... View more info

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Prayer of the Heart.

By: Maloney SJ., George A.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press.: 1981

Seller ID: 30153

ISBN: 0877932166

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 206 pp. Fr. Maloney traces the historical development of the Jesus prayer in the context of aiding those who wish to deepen their prayer life. Seventeen pages of bibliographical footnotes at the back. The covers show minor wear to the edges and a previous owner's names are blacked out on the first page. Otherwise clean with a solid binding. View more info