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1 Agee, James, [et. al.]. Religion and the Intellectuals. A Symposium with James Agee, Hannah Arendt, Newton Arvin, W. H. Auden, A. J. Ayer, William Barrett, R. P. Blackmur, George Boas, Robert Gorham Davis, John Dewey, Allan Dowling, James T. Farrell, Robert Graves, Clement Greenberg, Sidney Hook, Irving Howe, Alfred Kazin, Paul Kecskemeti, Dwight MacDonald, Jacques Maritain, Marianne Moore, Henry Bamford Parkes, William Phillips, Philip Rahv, I. A. Richards, Isaac Rosenfeld, Meyer Schapiro, Allen Tate, Paul Tillich.
New york: Partisan Review, 1950. PR Series, Number Three. First Edition. 
Octavo, tan printed wrappers (softbound), 139 pp. Very Good, with edgewear and soiling to covers. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Allin, Rev. Thomas. Universalism Asserted As the Hope of the Gospel on the Authority of Reason, the Fathers, and Holy Scripture. Sixth Edition, Enlarged and Revised, with a Preface by Edna Lyall and a Letter from Canon Wilberforce.
Forgotten Books, (2012). 
Octavo, softbound (slick, color illus. wrappers), xi + 327 pp. Fine (As New). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Anonymous. A Letter from a Young Woman to a Member of the Religious Society of Friends, With His Reply. Sixth Edition.
Philadelphia: Friends' Publication Association, 1869. 
24mo, printed wrappers, 20 pp. Very Good; cover lightly soiled. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Anonymous. The Blue Socks; Or, Count the Cost.
Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, [1862]. 
16mo, brown cloth, 232 pp. Wood-engraved illustrations. Shelf worn. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5 Anonymous. The Living Christ.
Boston: Willard Tract Society, n.d. [ca.1870]. 
32mo (4 x 2.5 inches), printed self-wrappers, [32] pp. Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Baird, Rev. A., D. D. The World and How to Take It. With Sketch of the Author's Life by John M. Gaut, of the Nashville Bar, and President of the Board of Publication of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House, 1891. 
Square octavo, orange illus. cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to upper cover, xxix, 376 pp. Very Good, with former owner information and foxing (age darkened spotting) to endpapers. Beautifully decorated covers. Section Headings: The World; The Home; Society; Manners and Habits; Business; Personal Virtues; Personal Vices; Closing Scenes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Beaver, Alan Lorenzo. Recovering the Congregation's Role as Actors and Leaders in Public Worship. A Doctoral Report Submitted to the Faculties of the Schools of Atlanta Theological Association in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements of the Degree of Doctor of Ministry at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 1983.
Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 1983. 
Signed & inscribed by author to Bishop T. Otto Nall. Quarto, hardcover (red cloth), gilt letters, 194 pp. Fine (As New). From Abstract: This project is concerned with the laity's role as active participants in public worship along models extant in documents of the New Testament and the Early Church. The study seeks to understand what roles are filled in public worship and what persons fill the roles. It also asks what it means to participate in public worship. The project was designed to formulate a plan for the revamping of morning worship at the First United Methodist Church, Okeechobee, Florida...This project paper includes an historical and contemporary review of the Okeechobee United Methodist Church; an explanation and evaluation of the work of the core group; results and interpretation of the questionnaires; the direction in which the congregation's worship is presently headed and the initial work of Phase II which puts into effect the results of the project. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Blass, F. and A. Debrunner. A Greek Grammar of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. A Translation and Revision of the ninth-tenth German edition incorporating supplementary notes of A. Debrunner, by Robert W. Funk.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1961. 
Octavo, burgundy cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xxxvii + 325 pp. Fine, in a Very Good, mylar protected dust jacket with edgewear that includes light chipping. From dust jacket: This work was created by Friedrich Blass, professor of classical philology at the University of Halle-Wittenberg, and was continued after his death by Albert Debrunner, professor of Indo-European and classical philology at the University of Bern until his retirement in 1954. The grammar has passed through ten editions from 1896 to 1960. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Booth, Maud B. Beneath Two Flags, A Study in Mercy and Help Methods.
Cincinnati: Cranston and Curts, 1894. 
4th edition. Duodecimo, blue cloth, 288 pp. Plates. Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Boucher, Arline and John Tehan. Prince of Democracy: James Cardinal Gibbons.
Garden City: Hanover House, (1962). First Edition. 
Signed & inscribed by Arline Tehan. Octavo, cloth (hardcover), 308 pp. Very Good, in a slightly chipped, mylar protected dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Brandon, S. G. F. Man and His Destiny in the Great Religions: An Historical and Comparative Study Containing the Wilde Lectures in Natural and Comparative Religion Delivered in the University of Oxford, 1954-1957.
Manchester, England: Manchester University Press, [1962]. First Edition. 
Octavo, cloth, xiv, 431 pp. Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Brown, Rev. B. F. An Essay: Wesley and Methodism. The Relations of the Wesleys to the English Church and to Methodism. John Wesley Not the Founder of the Methodist Church.
Titusville, Florida: Florida Star Printing House, 1891. 
6 3/4 inches x 5 inches. Paperbound, 19 pp. Rectangular area, 1 1/2 inches high, of upper cover, just above title, has been removed; otherwise, a nice copy, internally clean and sound, with edgewear that includes light chipping and a hairline tear to lower corner of upper cover. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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13 Cassuto, U. A Commentary on the Book of Exodus. Translated from the Hebrew by Israel Abrahams, Professor of Hebrew, University of Cape Town.
Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, The Hebrew University, 1983. 
Octavo, light green slick boards (hardcover), xvi + 509 pp. Very Good+, with sunned spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Cheshire, Leonard, V. C. The Face of Victory.
Hutchinson of London, 1961. 
Octavo, black boards (hardcover), 179 pp. Fine, with bookplate; in a Very Good dust jacket with lightly rubbed edges. From dust jacket: In the last war Group Captain Leonard Cheshire became a legend. That he won a Victoria Cross was almost an inevitable outcome. But since the war his work on behalf of suffering humanity has made him an international figure, loved with reverence and humility. The Cheshire Homes are known throughout the world, but what are they? And how did they come into being? Above all, what made Leonard Cheshire turn from war to serve his fellows? In The Face of Victory Leonard Cheshire tells with a wealth of fascinating detail just how this astonishing change in his pattern of life came about. Of how, not long after he had seen an atom bomb dropped on Japan, he started on the path that brought him up against almost impossible odds, and brought a host of his fellows deep in his debt, not only in Britain but throughout the world. Running through the book is the story of Leonard Cheshire's search for the true religion, culminating in his conversion to Roman Catholicism. The devotion that made Leonard Cheshire ignore the odds and costs of war has become a devotion that makes him ignore the odds and costs of peace, and they can be as great, in a manner that clearly marks him out as one of the most remarkable men of our time. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Coleman, Lyman. An Historical Text Book and Atlas of Biblical Geography. New Edition, Carefully Revised.
Philadelphia; J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1866. 
Narrow quarto, blind-stamped cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 330 pp. Detailed maps, with color, of the Holy Land: Ancient and Modern Jerusalem; The World As Known to the Hebrews According to the Mosaic Account; The Routes of the Israelites through the Desert, Canaan at the Time of the Conquest; Palestine under the Judges and Kings, with the Distribution of the Twelve Tribes; Palestine in the Time of Christ; The Travels of Our Saviour; The Missionary Tours of the Apostle Paul; A Chart of the Elevation of Various Sections of the Lands of the Bibles. Good, with heavy wear to extremeties, sunned spine, foxing to endpapers. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Coudert, Allison P. and Jeffrey S. Shoulson; Editors. Hebraica Veritas? Christian Hebraists and the Study of Judaism in Early Modern Europe. Edited by Allison P. Coudert and Jeffrey S. Shoulson.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (2004). First Edition. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), silver letters, x, 316 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From dust jacket: In the early modern period, the religious fervor of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation, social unrest, and millenarianism all seemed to foster greater anti-Judaism in Christian Europe, yet the increased intolerace was also accompanied by more intimate and complex forms of interaction between Christians and Jews. Printing, trade, and travel combined to bring those from both sides of the religious divide into closer contact than ever before, while growing interest in magic and the Kabbalah encouraged Christians to study Hebrew in addition to Latin and Greek. In Hebraica Veritas?... noted scholars trace how these early modern encounters played key roles in defining attitudes toward personal, national, and religious identity in Western culture. As Christians increasingly patronized Jewish scholars, in person and print, Christian Hebraism flourished. The twelve essays assembled here address the important but often neglected subject of the early modern encounter between Christians and Jews. They illustrate how this involvement shaped each group's self-perception and sense of otherness and contributed to the emergence of the modern study of cultural anthropology, comparative religion, and Jewish studies. But the chapters also reveal how the encounter challenged traditional religious beliefs, fostering the skepticism, toleration, and irrelgion conventionally associated with the Enlightenment. 
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17 Cusack, Carole M. Conversion Among the Germanic Peoples. Cassell Religious Studies.
London: Cassell, [1998]. 
Octavo, glossy, illus. boards, 214 pp. Fine (As New). Contents: The Nature of Conversion; Christianity and the Germanic Peoples in Late Antiquity; The Franks: Arianism and Catholicism; The Anglo-Saxons: Reclaiming the Lost Province; Anglo-Saxon Missions to the the Continent; Christianity in the North; The Conversion of Iceland; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Dwight, S. E. Forbid Them Not: Or The Hinderances, Which Prevent Little Children from Coming to Christ.
New York: E. French, 1838. 
Duodecimo, turquoise cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 82 pp. Good, with rubbing and soiling to covers, foxing (age darkened spotting) throughout. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Edwards, James R. Is Jesus the Only Savior?
Grand Rapids, Michigan; Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., [2005]. 
Octavo, softbound, xiii, 250 pp. Covers protected with clear contact paper; otherwise, Fine (As New). ŅIn this timely book for believers, inquirers, and skeptics alike, James R. Edwards faces head-on the question of whether or not Jesus is indeed the sole savior of the world. After tracing the currents of moderrnity from the Enlightenment to the Jesus Seminar, Edwards contends that the assumptions of the most skeptical historical-Jesus scholars are no more intellectually defensible than the claims of faith. He then assembles extensive support to show that Jesus considered himself the unique and saving mission of God to the world. Edwards devotes the second half of the book to discussing Jesus as savior in light of contemporary cultural currents, speccifically addressing the thorny issues of religious pluralism, moral relativism, postmodernism, and the quest for world peace. Illustrated with real-life stories. 
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20 Fenelon, Francois de Salignac de la Motte. Fenelon's Pious Reflections for Every Day in the Month. With the Life of the Author.
Philadelphia: John Bioren, 1807. 
Miniature Book: 3 3/4 inches x 2 1/4 inches, leather, raised spine label, xxix + 83 pp. Upper cover detaching; otherwise, Good+ with scuffing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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