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A Church in Search of Itself: Benedict XVI and the Battle for the Future

By: Kaiser, Robert Blair

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2006

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002800

ISBN: 0375410643

Condition: New in New dust jacket


A hugely informed look at the intensifying struggle over the future of the Catholic Church. Despite the popularity of John Paul II, opposition to many of his policies had hardened among Catholics by the time of his death. The Church had become more doctrinaire, the voices of millions of dissenters ignored. Now Robert Blair Kaiser examines the most important and divisive issues confronting the Church. He also gives in-depth portraits of six of the cardinals who gathered in Rome in April 2005 to choose a new pope. With passion and heartfelt concern, the author brilliantly illuminates the issues ... View more info

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A Man of Passion and Denstiny: David

By: Swindoll, Charles R.

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U. S. A., Word Publishing, Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 003866

ISBN: 0849954533

Condition: New in New dust jacket


What does it mean to be someone "after God's own heart?" David, Old Testament shepherd, king, and psalmist, offers an answer in the shape of his own life, a life lived for the glory of God. In David, Chuck Swindoll helps link the events of life today to the timeless lessons revealed in the life of David. The many facets of this man are explored - from David's teenage years and dysfunctional family life to his overwhelming passion for God. David illustrates that God does not always choose the brilliant, the beautiful, or the successful to be His heroes, but more often the nobodies and t... View more info

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Canticle of the Sun: the Spirit of Francis of Assisi - the Spirit of Francis of Assisi

By: Francis, Saint Of Assisi

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Shambhala Pubns: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003935

ISBN: 1570629803

Condition: New


Between 1225 and 1226, in the last year of his life, Francis of Assisi composed his celebrated "Canticle of the Sun" (also known as the Canticle of the Creatures") , in which he guves voice to a feeling of appreciation for, and intimate closeness to, the sun, the moon, the earth, and all the elements of nature - which he addresses as "brother" and "sister. " Frank Missant's extensive knowledge of the art and culture of the Italian Middle Ages enables him to convey the esthetic spirit of that period in his stunning calligraphic interpretation of this spiritual classi... View more info

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Clouds of Glory: Legends & Stories about Bible Times

By: Chaikin, Miriam

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Clarion Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002748

ISBN: 039574654X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Where is God? Who are the angels? The Bible holds the answers to questions and puzzles raised in Bible text - if only you know how to look. The body of Jewish literature known as Midrash, which in Hebrew means "to search and explain, " consists of stories that have arisen to answer such perplexing questions. Established rabbinic Midrashim about the Book of Genesis are here retold with freshness, wit, and clarity. Chaikin recasts the Creation story, the story of Cain and Abel, the legend of Satan's fall from grace, the Emerald Book of Secrets, and many other Midrashim in a new narrative... View more info

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Does the World Need the Jews? Rethinking Chosenness and American Jewish Identity

By: Gordis, Daniel

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003363

Condition: New in New dust jacket


What would happen if the world woke up one day and there were simply no Jews left? Would the world be worse off? In this book, Rabbi Daniel Gordis suggests that one of the chief sources of malaise among contemporary Jews is that many cannot answer this critical question. Though many Jewish community leaders now speak of an American Jewish "continuity crisis, " Gordis sees a very different problem. The issue, he argues, is not continuity, but identity. American Jews simply have no conception of why they matter or what their tradition stands for. Includes glossary, further reading and in... View more info

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Escape

By: Jessop, Carolyn; Palmer, Laura

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Broadway Books: 2007

Seller ID: 004176

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


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 View more info

Guide to the Bible

By: Smith, Carol

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Uhrichsville, OH, Humble Creek: 2002

Seller ID: 001965

ISBN: 1586604791

Condition: New


This book is packed with information you need to comprehend the Scriptures - the actual Word of God. Brief, easy-to-read sections include time lines, definitions, and book-by-book synopses that help to put the whole Bible into an understandable context. 256 pages, with a book of famous lists at the end. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion::Bibles and Reference; ISBN: 1586604791. ISBN/EAN: 9781586604790. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001965. Paperback View more info

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Healing Prayer : God's Divine Intervention in Medicine, Faith and Prayer

By: Cherry, Reginald B.

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Nashville, Tn, U. S. A., Thomas Nelson Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 001155

ISBN: 0785269401

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


This book will amaze you with new research from prestigious universities such as Duke and UCLA, documenting scientifically the power of prayer. More important, however, Dr. Cherry shares how God has instructed him to pray with patients. We could all pray "God, heal me in Jesus' name, " but somehow we know there is more to the spiritual side of healing prayer. You will learn how, in faith, to pray effective, fervent prayers that avail much, as the bible instructs. The DJ has a few spots on it, and a few indents, and is a bit worn at the spine ends. 182 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - ov... View more info

Heavenly Father of Children

By: Spellman, Francis Cardinal

Price: $18.40

Publisher: The Declan X. McMullan Company, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003179

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This is one of several religious books written for children by Cardinal Spellman, rather a rare title. The illustrations and print are all done in maroon against textured cream paper. Unpaginated (29 pages) ; the binding is done in deep red textured paper. The title is not on the spine, but on a pastedown label on the front. There is light wear to the corners and two bumps to the front board; light soiling at the bottom. There are slightly darker marks on the back board, like finger marks. On the ffep the original price is printed. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

By: translated

Price: $13.80

Publisher: HCSB:

Seller ID: 004065

Condition: New with no dust jacket


NEW - In publisher's plastic. The coming of the Messiah satisfied centuries of Jewish longings. Sometimes readers miss this, mistaking the title Christ for Jesus' last name. In Jewish contexts, you'll see "Messiah" used in the Holman Christian Standard Bible. Continuity is one reason you'll appreciate this bible. Translated from original Greek and Hebrew manuscripts by scholars from seventeen denominations, able to translate from the original languages of biblical authors. This small bible will fit into a pocket or purse. The cover is flexible and appears to have an elastic bookmark. ;... View more info

In the Shadow of Our Lady of the Cenacle

By: Lynch, Helen M.

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, Paulist Press: 1941

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002827

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


SIGNED - This book is the story of the coming of the Cenacle from France to the United States to plant a heavenly seed on the banks of the Hudson. The great sycamore tree in the Cenacle garden of New York symbolizes its blessed growth. To many who have not yet "heard of this treasure" to quote Pope Pius XII, the story will tell the women of America how to reach it. "Blessed are they who find. " Includes notes and an index. 16 pages of photographs, 8 of the sisters and 8 of their convents throughout the country. The binding is blue cloth with gold lettering. The top corners are ... View more info

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In the Shadow of the Prophet: the Struggle for the Soul of Islam

By: Viorst, Milton

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U. S. A., Westview Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001844

ISBN: 0813339022

Condition: New with no dust jacket


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 ... View more info

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Michelangelo the Last Judgment: a Glorious Restoration

By: Mancinelli, Fabrizio; Colalucci, Gianluigi; Partridge, Loren

Price: $32.20

Publisher: Lebanon, Indiana, U. S. A., Abradale/Abrams: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003840

ISBN: 0810981904

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Michelangelo's The Last Judgment (1534) , painted on the rear wall of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, is one of the most important works in the history of art. In this book, the newly cleaned and restored fresco is presented in all its powerful complexity. Richly illustrated with 150 magnificent full-color plates - showing the painting in its entirety and many close-up details - this book offers an in-depth study of the work itself. Clothbound, 207 pages with a selected bibliography. Two small tears at the bottom front of the jacket. ; Folio - over 12 - 15" tall View more info

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Our African Heritage Holy Bible

By: World Publishing Company

Price: $47.84

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, U. S. A., World Publishing Co.: 2004

Seller ID: 003924

ISBN: 0529120461

Condition: New with no dust jacket


NEW - Still in publishers wrap. This beautiful padded bible has gilt page edges and is heirloom-quality as a perfect gift for all occasions. This is the King James version with all its magnificent and timeless traditional features including an area to record important family events. Also included are: The African Presence in the Bible, Words or Christ in red, a family tree genealogical chart, Full-Color Children's Illustrated Bible Stories, Bible Study help including a Bible Dictionary and Concordance, Full-Color Holy Land Maps and much more. A truly beautiful volume. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12&#... View more info

Paul the Traveller

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books,u. S.: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002382

ISBN: 156619377X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 t... View more info

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Sacred Roads: Adventures from the Pilgrimage Trail

By: Shrady, Nicholas

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Harper San Francisco: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002385

ISBN: 0060671122

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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... View more info

Scientology 0 to 8: the Book of Basics

By: Hubbard, L. Ron

Price: $25.76

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, U. S. A., Bridge Pubns: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002828

ISBN: 0884043762

Condition: New in New dust jacket


In Scientology 0-8, the "zero to infinity" of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard presents the most basic truths of life itself - fundamental knowledge you can apply to rehabilitate your own basic awareness and ability. Included in this powerful volume are the Factors, the Axioms and the Logics. What is life? How does an individiual create space, energy and time? Here are the basics of life itself and the secrets of becoming cause over any area of your life. In Scientology 0-8, Hubbard also presents over 30 scales, showing gradient conditions of life from the "zero" of no awareness and... View more info

Scrolls from the Dead Sea

By: Sussman, Ayala; Peled, Ruth

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Field Museum Of Chicago: 2000

Seller ID: 003853

ISBN: 0914868241

Condition: Fine


Not much over a half-century ago, in a remote cave by the Dead Sea at equal distance from the ancient cities of Jerusalem and Jericho, a you boy stumbled across a cluster of crumbling parchment scrolls, inadvertently making one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the century. The Dead Sea Scrolls, as these extraordinary 2, 000 year old documents are called, provide us with a window into the nature of Jewish religious and cultural activity during the period preceding the fall of the Second Temple. Additional scrolls are shown in this book, and the Dead Sea Scrolls are translated from ... View more info

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Small Worlds (Small Worlds Ser. )

By: Hoffman, Allen

Price: $9.23

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Abbeville Press, Incorporated: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000883

ISBN: 0789205823

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


This is the first volume in the "Small Worlds" series. It takes place in 1903 and introduces the wondrous rebbe of Krimsk - a small Hasidic settlement in Eastern Europe. Secluded in his study for the past five years, the beloved rebbe suddenly emerges on the eve of Tisha B'Av, the holiday commemorating the destruction of the holy Temple in Jeruselum. His congregants are overjoyed to see him, but their joy is to be short-lived, for this holiday at the dawn of the twentieth century will be marked by strange and momentous events that will change their lives forever. There is a spot on the... View more info

Spellbinder's Gift

By: Mandino, Og

Price: $6.90

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U. S. A., Fawcett Columbine Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001279

ISBN: 0449906906

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This begins as the story of Bart and Mary Manning and their never-to-be-forgotten friend Patrick. Bart Manning was an agent to many of the most famous motivational speakers in the world. When a series of misfortunes silenced his star clients, he happily retired. But one morning he found himself returning to his small office, not sure why. He decided to go back into business, and in this book brings a luminous parable that of and for our time kindles new warmth in our hearts and inspires us with new hope, fresh courage, and a deeper trust in God's loving care. He brings the mysteries of eternit... View more info

The Bhagavad Gita

By: Lal, P.

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Dehli, India, Roli Books Private Ltd.: 2005

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002327

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Because Arjuna refuses to act, the epic story of the Mahabharata slides to a standstill. Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita provides the kickstart by stressing the imperative need to act. Arjuna, stricken by paralyzing sorrow, swirling in indecision's quicksand, throws away his bow and quiver, and slumps down on his war-chariot. And thus starts the Bhagavad Gita. 191 pages in Hindi and English. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Biblical Reason Why

By: N/A

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Dick And Fitzgerald:

Seller ID: 001017

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


This is a well-worn copy of a book that, using several sources as references, answers questions related to Scriptures. The goal of the book is that everyone understand the Scriptures, which are considered difficult to read and interpret. There are some illustrations, likely taken from other sources. The binding is worn through at the corners and quite worn on the bottom edges. The top has wear to the corners and wear in one place on the top edge. The spine is very worn at both ends, with a horizontal crack about 2" from the top. Some of the fabric is missing on the spine, mostly at the bot... View more info

The Book of Saints

By: Whiteside, Lesley

Price: $36.80

Publisher: Godalming, England, Bramley Books: 1998

Seller ID: 003452

Condition: New in New dust jacket


In The Book of Saints Lesley Whiteside gives a fresh view of over sixty of the best-loved saints, illustrated in stained-glass windows. From the twelve apostles to saints and martyrs of the twentieth century, from twelfth-century glass in Chartres and York to modern American glass in Washington, the author opens up new perspectives which will give the reader a fascinating insight into the brilliance of generations of stained-glass artists. Their artistry brought the saints alive for the people of their time and, with their aid, Lesley Whiteside enriches our knowledge of men and women whose int... View more info

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The Christmas Box Miracle : My Spiritual Journey of Destiny, Healing, and Hope

By: Evans, Richard Paul

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000938

ISBN: 0743219422

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This is the book behind "The Christmas Box. " How a man writes and publishes a book that helps grieving people to heal and lost souls to find their way home. It is Evan's story: His own spiritual journey and stories of people he encountered along the way - miraculous stories of healing and divinity that often defy explanation. In sharing the story behind "The Christmas Box, " Evans has given readers a story of miracles, hope and healing for all seasons. The jacket has minor to moderate wear at the corners and the spine tail. It has 2 scratches on the front and some scuffing. At... View more info

The Dalai Lamas of Tibet

By: Tendar; Thubten Samphel; His Holiness The Dalai Lama (Foreword by)

Price: $13.34

Publisher: New Dehli, India, Lustre Press/Roli Books: 2004

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 003014

ISBN: 8174360859

Condition: New in New dust jacket


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... View more info