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The Strangeness of the Church
Jenkins, Daniel
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The Dalai Lamas of Tibet
Tendar; Thubten Samphel; His Holiness The Dalai Lama (Foreword by)
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Sacred Roads: Adventures from the Pilgrimage Trail
Shrady, Nicholas
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1 Bradford, Ernle Paul the Traveller
156619377X / 9781566193771; With the narrative skill and superb sense of place and time for which he is famous, Ernle Bradford brings to life the man we know as Saint Paul - the thirteenth apostle and great Christian missionary of the first century. Born into the Jewish aristocracy of Asia Minor - he was the son of a Pharisee - it was inevitable that he should travel to Jerusalem to study in the Temple; perhaps it was also inevitable that he should have been part of the enraged crowd that stoned to death the first Christian martyr, Stephen. Bradford portrays Paul as a proud and opinionated man, and it took a miracle on the road to Damascus to convince him that his true master was the crucified Galilean whom men called Jesus. " 246 pages, indexed. The jacket back has a vertical line of tiny indents. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Barnes & Noble Books,u. S.
1993, Second Printing
Hardcover
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


002382; 
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2 Jackson, Edgar N. The Christian Funeral
In this broadly based analysis of the Christan funeral, Dr. Jackson explains its significance, meaning, and function. An illuminating study of its history is given along with a probing evaluation of the demands and expectations placed upon it by modern society. The Christian funeral is seen as an effective vehicle for encouraging emotional stability, realistic self-appraisal, and spiritual insight on the part of all concerned. Included are 20 sample meditations that carry a quality of freshness and cover a variety of circumstances and settings. A mature handling of the subject, The Christian Funeral avoids any extremes of sentimentality or cynacism. 184 pages, the book has a bookplate at the front with a number inked in in small numbers at the bottom. The jacket has a small chip in the top front, some wear along the vertical edge, and very light wear at the spine ends. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Channel Press
New York, 1966, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Very Good dust jacket


002095; 
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3 Jenkins, Daniel The Strangeness of the Church
This book discusses the necessity of the church, several parts of the bible and how the church relates to them, and the future of the church. The red cloth binding is fine, no wear but has the remnants of a label wrapped around the front, spine, and back.188 pages, all fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Doubleday & Company
Garden Ciy, NY, 1955, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine with no dust jacket


TS-01001; 
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Escape, Jessop, Carolyn; Palmer, Laura
4 Jessop, Carolyn; Palmer, Laura Escape
This is a dramatic first person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect. The author was born into a radical polygamist cult. At eighteen, she was married off as the fourth wife of a fifty-year-old man. She had eight children in fifteen years. When the leader began to preach the apocalypse, she knew she had to get out with her children. She chose freedom over fear and left. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Broadway Books
New York, NY, 2007, 
Hardcover
As New in As New dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
004176; 
Price: 9.20 USD
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5 Shrady, Nicholas Sacred Roads: Adventures from the Pilgrimage Trail
0060671122 / 9780060671129; From the book: "The pilgrim's progress is both an interior journey, a spiritual exercise, and a physical journey toward an actual site imbued with a divine character. The condition of the pilgrim, in fact, comes remarkably close to that of the hero. By abandoning familiar, worldly surroundings, submitting (oneself) to physical hardship and sometimes considerable danger, paying homage or doing penance at a holy site, pilgrims, like heroes, know that they will return from their odyssey in some way renewed, or at least inwardly changed. " 268 pages, price is clipped; there is a small mark from a label on the first blank page. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Harper San Francisco
New York, New York, U. S. A., 1999, Second Printing
Hardcover
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


002385; 
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6 Tendar; Thubten Samphel; His Holiness The Dalai Lama (Foreword by) The Dalai Lamas of Tibet
8174360859 / 9788174360854; Nestling amidst the great Himalayas, the tiny kingdom of Tibet evokes images of monasteries, meditating monks, Buddhism and, towering above them all, the Dalai Lama. The Tibetan diaspora is perhaps the only community in the world today wherein the spiritual head also dons the mantle of political leadership. This book journeys through Tibet - the exile of the current (fourteenth) Dalai Lama and his followers and their epic escape to seek refuge in India - the abrupt transportation of their lives from the medieval period to the 20th century and the continuing non-violent struggle of His Holiness for Tibetan rights and his homeland. Of sizeable contemporary interest and interspersed with rare archival photos, this book is an empathetic look at the spiritual influence that continues to guide Tibetans today. Includes full color photographs. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Lustre Press/Roli Books
New Dehli, India, 2004, Third Edition
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
003014; 
Price: 13.34 USD
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7 Thomas, Gordon Trial: the Life and Inevitable Crucifixion of Jesus
0745937543 / 9780745937540; NEW - 'A suspenseful drama. A moving soliloquy. The pace is quick and compelling. The Jesus presented is real, painstakingly real. As a result, the magnanimity of the sacrifice - in view of anyone's faith - is overwhelming. ' (David Jensen, Washington Times) This powerful book is a top-flight investigative journalist's detailed examination of the life and death of Jesus. Compellingly readable, it amounts to a modern dramatization of the known facts which lead to some startling conclusions and bears comparison with Frank Morison's classic Who Moved the Stone? Includes a chronology, selected bibliography, tracts, and other gospels and writings.; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
Lion Publishing Plc
Oxford, United Kingdom, 1997, First Edition
Softcover
New with no dust jacket


002296; 
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8 Viorst, Milton In the Shadow of the Prophet: the Struggle for the Soul of Islam
0813339022 / 9780813339023; Astutely blending history, reportage, and political analysis, (Viorst's) odyssey gives readers a new lens for comprehending the ferment in the Muslim world. " - Publisher's Weekly. The Middle Easy has long been a volatile yet vital region in world politics. In his captivating new book, journalist Milton Viorst iluminates the complex struggle to reconcile the Muslim community's fierce determination to live by traditional Islamic law and beliefs while fulfilling their desire for economic and political power in today's world. Throughout the Middle East, a rising tide of Islamic fundalism has attempted to overturn moderate or secular government, creating in its place an Islamic state based on the ancient moral code of Muhammad's time. Conservative and fundamentalist sects are violently at odds with those Muslims who feel Islam must find a way to integrate science and democracy into Islamic Life. Without an opening-up of Islam, the Middle East will continue to lag far behind the West and even emerging Thrid World nations in terms of its military power, economic might, and general standards of living. 355 pages including notes, a selected bibliography, and index. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Westview Press
Boulder, Colorado, U. S. A., 2001, First Edition
Softcover
New with no dust jacket


001844; 
Price: 9.20 USD
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