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Living Flame of Love.

By: St. John of the Cross. (translated and edited by E. Allison Peers).

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Doubleday / Image Books.: 1962

Seller ID: 30584

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 10.5 cm.; 272 pp. This is the first Image Books printing as translated, edited and with an introduction by E. Allison Peers from the critical edition by P. Silverio de Santa Teresa, CD. Footnotes throughout. "The most profound exposition of the spiritual life in the literature of mysticism." Previous owner'a name on the inside of the front cover, the covers show mild wear to the edges, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Ascent of Mount Carmel.

By: St. John of the Cross. (translated and edited by E. Allison Peers).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Mineola, New York., Dover Publications.: 2008

Seller ID: 30933

ISBN: 0486468372

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xv - 334 pp. From the copyright page: "This Dover edition, first published in 2008, is an unabridged republication of Ascent of Mount Carmel from The Complete Works of St. John of the Cross (Volume I), originally publishd by the Newman Bookshop, Westminster, Maryland, in 1946." An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Dark Night of the Soul.

By: St. John Of The Cross. (translated by E. Allison Peers).

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Nw York., Image Books / Doubleday.: 2005

Seller ID: 32791

ISBN: 0385129306

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; x - 211 pp. Translated by E. Allison Peers from the critical edition of P. Silverio de Santa Teresa CD. This is the forty-second printing of the Image Books edition and that is a lot!! Three page outline of the life of St. John of the Cross at the back. Eight page introduction by the translator to the first edition and a 2 page introduction by the translator to the second edition and a 13 page more general introduction from the publisher. Minor wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila. Volume One (1): The Book of Her Life, Spiritual Testimonies, Soliloquies.

By: St. Teresa of Avila. (Kieran Kavanaugh OCD and Otilio Rodriguez OCD - translators)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington, DC., ICS Publications.: 1976

Seller ID: 22777

ISBN: 0960087621

Condition: Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 517 pp. This is volume one of the three volume set. Definitive edition from the Institute of Carmeilte Studies (ICS). Eighteen pages of notes and an eleven page index. Library markings are the library name stamped on the first page and a pocket on the verso of the last page, no external markings. The covers show moderate edge wear and scuffing. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila. Volume Two (2): The Way of Perfection, Meditations on the Song of Songs, The Interior Castle.

By: St. Teresa of Avila. (Kieran Kavanaugh OCD and Otilio Rodriguez OCD - translators)

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Washington, DC., ICS Publications.: 1980

Seller ID: 31170

ISBN: 0960087664

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 554 pp. This is volume two of the three volume set. Definitive edition from the Institute of Carmeilte Studies (ICS). Forty-four pages of notes, 40 page index and a 9 page appendix to the index along with a 2 page scriptural index. The covers show mild edge wear and scuffing. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila. Volume Two (2): The Way of Perfection, Meditations on the Song of Songs, The Interior Castle.

By: St. Teresa of Avila. (Kieran Kavanaugh OCD and Otilio Rodriguez OCD - translators)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington, DC., ICS Publications.: 1980

Seller ID: 32822

ISBN: 0960087664

Condition: Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 554 pp. This is volume two pnly of the three volume set. Definitive edition from the Institute of Carmeilte Studies (ICS). Thirty-seven pages of notes, 39 page index and a 9 page appendix to the index along with a 2 page biblical index. The covers show moderate edge wear and scuffing. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila. Volume One (1): The Book of Her Life, Spiritual Testimonies, Soliloquies.

By: St. Teresa of Avila. (Kieran Kavanaugh OCD and Otilio Rodriguez OCD - translators)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington, DC., ICS Publications.: 1976

Seller ID: 32911

ISBN: 0960087621

Condition: Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 517 pp. This is volume one of the three volume set. Definitive edition from the Institute of Carmeilte Studies (ICS). Eighteen pages of notes and an eleven page index. The covers show mild edge wear, previous owner's name on the inside of the front cover and the spine is a tad sunned or darkened. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Story of a Soul; The Autobiography of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

By: St. Therese Of Lisieux (John Clarke OCD, translator)

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Washington, DC., ICS Publications. (Institute of Carmelite Studies).: 1976

Seller ID: 31803

ISBN: 0960087648

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm; xviii - 299 pp. First published in 1975, this is the second printing. A new translation from the original manuscripts, "Histoire d'une âme" by John Clarke OCD. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Three appendices: "A letter Sister Thérèse carried on her heart on the day of her profession", "Act of oblation to merciful love", and a "Chronology" (8 pages). Nine page general index followed by a 2 page biblical index. Mild wear to the cover edges, the top fore corners of 3 pages have dog-eared creases, small remainder mark on the text block tail edge, ... View more info

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The Inward Vision.

By: Steuart SJ., R. H. J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, UK., Longmans, Green and Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23203

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 19.5 x 14 cm.; viii - 147 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and blind stamped rules bordering the front board. Steuart works from the premise that God is a Hidden God for His mode of being, His self existence has no parallel in the created order and yet he dwells within us when asked. Minor library markings, a library number in white on the lower spine and a blacked out previous owner's name on the front and back end papers. The book shows very minor wear to the corners and spine tips, otherwise a clean book with a solid binding.; Ex-Library View more info

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There are Charisms and Charisms: The Religious Life.

By: Tillard OP., J. M. R.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Bruxelles (Brussels), Lumen Vitae.: 1977

Seller ID: 29674

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 140 pp. Translated from the French by Olga Prendergast. Extensive footnotes throughout. The card stock covers show light wear with some scuffing and the first page is corner clipped probably to remove a previous owner's name. Otherwise the book is very clean with a tight binding. View more info

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The First Week Of The Spiritual Exercises Of Saint Ignatius Loyola, SJ.

By: Vachon SJ., Andre William.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Spokane, Washington., Gonzaga University Press.: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12585

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; Unpaginated with 112 pp. Light tan card stock covers with black lettering on spine and author's monogram on front cover. Essentially a meditation aid to the first week of an Ignatian retreat. It was a hope of Saint Ignatius that the Spiritual Exercises be illustrated in a manner conducive to proper meditation on the subject matter and to be used somewhat as a reference. He actually had some drawings commissioned but being displeased with the cluttered nature of the initial drawings, he rejected them and the idea passed into obscurity as Ignatius died soon after. The author... View more info

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Le chemin qui va de la tête au coeur et plus loin.

By: Valenta OFMConv., Pere Stephen.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Editions Capax Dei.: 2001

Seller ID: 31377

ISBN: 0968831508

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 273 - (3) pp. The text is in French. First copyrighted (published?) by the Divine Will Ministries of Staten Island, New York. Previous owner's name on the first page and the front cover show some very mild wear to the fore corners, else clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Practicing the Prayer of Presence.

By: van Kaam, Adrian and Susan Annette Muto.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: 1980

Seller ID: 27680

ISBN: 0871931052

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 184 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The first 126 pages are devoted to a presentation of the need for contemplation, the differences between being quiet and Christian prayer, and how to grow in the ability to be in the presence of God. This is followed by two separate sections of prayers. Ten prayers by Adrian van Kaam and then 16 prayers by Susan Muto. Previous owner's name stamped on both the front and back free end papers and then overstamped with a 'void' stamp. Otherwise the book is clean with a tight binding and showing very mild wear to ... View more info

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Practicing the Prayer of Presence.

By: van Kaam, Adrian and Susan Annette Muto.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Denville, New Jersey., Dimension Books.: 1980

Seller ID: 31866

ISBN: 0871931052

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 184 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The first 126 pages are devoted to a presentation of the need for contemplation, the differences between being quiet and Christian prayer, and how to grow in the ability to be in the presence of God. This is followed by two separate sections of prayers. Ten prayers by Adrian van Kaam and then 16 prayers by Susan Muto. Minor wear to the spine tips and the lower fore corners of the boards, otherwise the book is clean with a sound binding. The unclipped dust jacker has mild wear to the edges and moderate wear to... View more info

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Seigneur vous avez revele ces choses aux petits. La sainte messe commentée par Sainte Thérèse de l'Enfant Jésus.

By: Vandeur OSB., Dom Eugene.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Brussels, Belgium., Apostolat Liturgique.: 1937

Seller ID: 21958

Condition: Good+


16mo - 16.5 x 13 cm.; 172 pp. The text is in French. Plain paper wraps with black lettering on the front and back. Dom Vandeur is a Benedictine monk from Monastere Notre Dame in Eremeton-sur-Biert in Belgium. The text is printed on a laid paper. The covers show mild wear and soiling with a tear on the lower front fore corner. All text block edges are untrimmed. View more info

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Spiritual Pilgrims: Carl Jung and Teresa of Avila.

By: Welch OCarm., John W.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Ramsey, New Jersey., Paulist Press,: 1982

Seller ID: 32366

ISBN: 0809124548

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 228 pp. From the back cover: "This work is about Christian indivituation, the movement into the whole of one's personality as union with God deepens. Both Jung and Teresa were perceptive obsevers of human interiority. Teresa wrote about the soul - the human person in his or her relationship to God. Jung studied the relationship of the person to his or her own depths." This book received the National Catholic Book Award for the Best Adult Book in 1982. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers and the spine is sunned, otherwise the book appears to have been u... View more info

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The Spiritual Teachings of Teresa of Avila and Adrian van Kaam: Formative Spirituality.

By: Whalen, Fr. James. (Susan Muto, editor).

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland., University Press of America.: 1984

Seller ID: 27895

ISBN: 0819138657

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xxxv - 298 pp. Light purple wraps with dark purple lettering on the spine and the front cover. (The printing of the text is done in a type-writer font.) From the editor's foreword: "This book concentrates on a comparison and integration of the classical writings of Teresa of Avila with the insights and findings of the formation science developed in recent years by Adrian van Kaam." Two page chronological biography of Teresa of Avila, 5 page chronological biography of Adrian van Kaam, 27 page bibliography and a 2 page note on the author. The spine is faded, otherwis... View more info

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Experiencing Jesus.

By: Wijngaards MHM., John.

Price: $5.40

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

Seller ID: 15040

ISBN: 0877932344

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 176 pp. Footnotes. First examines what a religious experience is through use of scripture, recounts stories of six saints and mystics (Simeon the New Theologian, Therese of Lisieux, Francis of Assisi, Teresa of Avila, Charles de Foucauld and Simone Weil) and their use of scripture, and finally gives practical steps on prayer and scripture use. Father Wijngaards was vicar general of the Mill Hill Missionaries of Great Britain. A clean, tight copy of this book; dust jacket has minor wear. View more info

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Supernatural Mysticism.

By: Williamson, Benedict.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, UK / St. Louis, Missouri., Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner / B. Herder.: 1924

Seller ID: 22940

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; xvi - 268 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. First published in 1921, this is the second printing. With an introduction by Cardinal Bourne, the Archbishop of Westminster and a foreword on the call to contemplation by the Lord Bishop of Plymouth. Written just after the end of the first world war, Cardinal Bourne has this to say: "There are at the present day so many souls, not only those consecrated to God in the priesthood and in the cloister, but among men and women of every rank and position in the world who need only a little encouragement in ord... View more info

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The Doctrinal Mission and Apostolate of S. Thérèse of Lisieux. Volume III, The Religious State.

By: Williamson, Benedict.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: London, UK / St. Louis, Missouri., Alexander Ouseley / B. Herder.: 1933

Seller ID: 32163

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; xiii - 214 pp. Purple cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Black and white frontis piece photograph of St. Thérèse with her novices. Contents by chapter: I -,"Nature and Origin of Religious Life", II - "The Call to Leave All". III - "The Postulant", IV - "The Novice", V - "The Novice-Mistress", VI -"The Vow of Poverty", VII - "The Vow of Chastity", VIII - "The Vow of Virginity and the Consecration of Virgins", IX - "The Vow of Obedience", X - "Veni, Electa Mea", XI - "The Cloistered Life", XII - "The Cell", XIII - "Contemplative Prayer", XIV - "The Aposto... View more info