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The Silence of Surrendering Love: Body, Soul, Spirit Integration.

By: Maloney SJ., George A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Alba House.: (1986)

Seller ID: 31302

ISBN: 0818904941

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; x - 189 pp. First published in 1986, this is the second printing. Fr. Maloney was the founder of the John XXIII Institute for Eastern Christian Studies at Fordham University. One 5 page appendix: "A Prayer Exercise of a Silent Heart" and a 7 page bibliography. The covers have mild edge wear and light scuffing best seen in reflected light. The book is otherwise clean and the binding is sound. View more info

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Singers of the New Song: A Mystical Interpretation of the Song of Songs.

By: Maloney SJ., George A.

Price: $5.40

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

Seller ID: 31303

ISBN: 0877932921

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 175 pp. Fr. Maloney, a priest of the Russian Byzantine Rite, is the founder of the John XXIII Institute for eastern Christian Studies at Fordham University and Contemplative Ministries in California. Six pages of footnotes at the back. Previous owner's name on the first page and minor wear to the edges of the covers. Otherwise the book is clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Un message d'en haut.

By: Marthe et Marie.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions Spes.: 1949

Seller ID: 28401

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 357 - (2) pp. The text is in French. Library markings are a label on the lower spine, stamps on the front and back cover and on a few interior pages in the fore margin. The externals show moderate wear and browning. Many of the text pages are unopened on the head and fore edges and all show age browning or toning. Otherwise clean with a sound binding.; Ex-Library View more info

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The Impact of God: Soundings from St. John of the Cross.

By: Matthew, Father Iain.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: London, UK., Hodder & Stoughton.: 2010

Seller ID: 32621

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; xiii - 174 pp. Three page foreword by Jean Vanier. Fourteen pages of end notes and a 6 page index. Other than some very minor shelf wear to the edges of the covers, this is an as-new and unused book. At the time of writing, Fr. Iain Matthews, a Carmelite, was the chaplain at the London School of Economics. A candle has been lit . . . and it burns brightly! View more info

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Christian Mysticism: A Psychotheology.

By: McNamara OCD., William.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Franciscan Herald Press.: 1981

Seller ID: 28633

ISBN: 0819907936

Condition: Good


8vo - 20 x 14 cm.; xix - 154 pp. From the author's preface: "This is not a psychological textbook or a scientific investigation of psychological or mystical cases but an attempt to answer some essential questions: What is mysticism? contemplation? mystical experience? Is mysticism for everyone? . . ." Library markings are a label scar on the lower spine, blacked out library stamps on the first and last pages and a library pocket on the verso of the last page. The book shows moderate wear to the covers on the edges and on the spine. The interior though, is clean and the binding is soild... View more info

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What Are These Wounds? The Life of a Cistercian Mystic, Saint Lutgarde of Aywières.

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29668

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xiv - 191 pp. Gray cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. First edition as per the copyright page. Approbations are dated February 17, 1948 with the copyright by Bruce being 1950. One page bibliography at the back. Mild wear to the fore corners of the boards, moderate wear to the spine tips and more so on the spine tail while the cloth is soiled/sunned on the board margins as the spine is also. Previous owner's name stamped and written on the front end papers and both the front and back end papers are quite tanned in the gutters. The inter... View more info

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Julian of Norwich: The Teaching of a 14th Century English Mystic.

By: Molinari SJ., Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, UK, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20911

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; x - 214 pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. The text block head is stained green (though faded to a nondescript gray now) as issued. Julian of Norwich was an anchoress of the fourteenth century and was well known for her 'good counsel'. Her "Revelation of Divine Love", while cloaked in simplicity and directness, reveals untold riches and depths when meditated upon and pondered. This is what Fr. Molinari does. The library markings are a bookplate on the front free end paper, pocket on the back paste down end paper and discrete library stamps ... View more info

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La Vie d'intimité avec Jésus.

By: Monseigneur Cristiani. (edited by Michel de Saint-Pierre).

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions France Empire.: 1961

Seller ID: 30508

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 317 pp. The only library markings are a pocket on the blank verso of the second last page and a stamp (Dominican convent) on the title page. Minor wear to the covers and there are 2 reading creases in the spine. View more info

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The Forsaken Fountain.

By: Murray, Rosalind.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Longmans, Green and Company.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31369

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; (6) - 185 pp. Aqua-blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: ". . . a brilliant contribution to the argument that reason and faith are not incompatible, and presents the Christian vision in depth in a forcible and appealing manner." The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on back end papers. Previous owner's name crossed out on the front free end paper. Mild wear to the externals of the book while the dust jacket is worn on the back panel with chips and tears and has a damp stain o... View more info

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John of the Cross for Today: The Ascent.

By: Muto, Susan.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press,: 1991

Seller ID: 29786

ISBN: 0877934401

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 198 pp. Blue paper over boards with white lettering on the spine. A guided tour through St. John of the Cross' major mystical work, The Ascent of Mount Carmel. Five page bibliography and an 8 page index. The dust jacket has minor edge wear to the spine tips, the tail edge of the front panel and some light scuffing. View more info

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John of the Cross for Today: The Ascent.

By: Muto, Susan.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Ave Maria Press,: 1991

Seller ID: 30357

ISBN: 0877934398

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 198 pp. A guided tour through St. John of the Cross' major mystical work, The Ascent of Mount Carmel. Five page bibliography and an 8 page index. Previous owner's address label on the first page and very minor wear to the covers, else near fine. View more info

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The Mystery of Commitment.

By: O'Toole, Edward J.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Staten Island, New York., Alba House.: 1968

Seller ID: 18627

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 138 pp. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A collection of eight "reflective outbursts" written in a verse form where the author " . . . (has) attempted to relate to you what Christ is saying to me." The author was the chairman of the the philosophy department at Seton Hall University at the time of writing. The dust jacket shows mild wear along the top edge. View more info

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Chrystus Wzorem Zakonnika. (Christ, the Exemplar of the Monk).

By: O. Kolumban Marmion. (Dom Columba Marmion).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Crakow (Krakow), Poland, Wydawnictwo Ksiezy Jezuitow: 1927

Seller ID: 12126

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 594 pp. Patterned red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Text is in Polish and the title as given in English here, is a literal translation. The translation is by Jozef Andrasz. Previous owner's name (convent in upstate New York) stamped on front fee end paper, first and second preliminary pages, title page, top of page 13, bottom of pages 353, 541 and 575, and back end papers - perhaps a young novice doing little things well, exceedingly well I must say. Moderate wear to the externals and the text block edges are darkened. A clear and removable archival co... View more info

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Eucharistic Experiences.

By: Peerdeman, Ida. (editor - Josef Kunzli).

Price: $4.50

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

Seller ID: 31142

ISBN: 1882972880

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; x - 102 pp. Translated from the original Dutch. ". . . contains the mystical visions and messages of Ida Peerdemean received during the Holy Mass from 1970 to 1984". An as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Song of Songs: A Spiritual Commentary, Meditations . . .

By: Pennington OCSO., M. Basil.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont., Skylight Paths Publishing.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29943

ISBN: 1594730040

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xv - 136 pp. Red paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Two page list of suggested reading at the back plus an afterword by the artist "In Love with the Bible" and a short 2 page historical piece entitled "The Cistercian Commentary on the Song of Songs". The dust jacket has 2 sticker ghosts on each of the back panel and the front flap. Otherwise, an as-new and unused book. 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: 33033

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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Annus Mystico-Augustinianus. Volumen I: a die Mensis Januarii ad XXX Junii. Volumen II: a die I Mansis Julii ad XXXI Decembris. (Complete in 2 volumes).

By: Petrelli OSA., Fr. Nazareni. (editor).

Price: $96.00

Publisher: Rome, Italy., Marietti.: 1932

Seller ID: 26084

Condition: Very Good


32mo - 12.5 x 7.5 cm.; Volumen I: xix - 435 pp. Volumen II: (2) - 437 pp. The text is in Latin. Black cloth over thin and flexible boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front. Patterned gilt end papers. All text block edges are stained red with rounded corners as issued. Blue book mark ribbon set into the headband of each. Volume I has a lengthy preface by Fr. Nicolaus Concetti. Both volumes have monthly indices at the back. Volume I has a 4 cm tear at the top of the front end paper hinge. Volume II has a vertical crease in the front cover. The text pages of both volumes show light b... View more info

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Seeds of the Kingdom: Notes from Conferences, Spiritual Directions, Meditations.

By: Pichon SJ., Almire.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland., The Newman Press.: 1961

Seller ID: 32312

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xii - (4) - 271 pp. Brick-red linen cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the original French and edited by Lyle Terhune TOCD. Lyle Terhune has also contributed a 31 page biographical introduction and it needs be noted that Fr. Pichon was the spiritual director of St. Thérèse of Liseieux, a very close friend of the Martin family and the director for Thérèse's sisters. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and unused attachments on the back free end paper. The book shows minor shelf wear to the sp... 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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Progress in Divine Union.

By: Plus SJ., Rev. Raoul.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Frederick Pustet.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28585

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; viii - 142 pp. Dark blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Translated from the French by Sisters Mary Bertille SND and Mary St. Thomas SND of Cleveland. Part One - "Generous Self-Conquest". Part Two - "The Spirit of Prayer". Written for professed religious though as Fr. Plus states, it is applicable to all. The externals show mild wear and scuffing with the spine being faded. Library markings are an accession number in white on the lower spine and blacked out library markings on the front and back end papers. The interior is... View more info