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The Shepherd-Prince. [Ahavat Tsiyon] A historical romance of the days of Isaiah

By: Abraham Mapu; Translator-Benjamin A. M. Schapiro ; Introduction-Robert Dick Wilson; Illustrator-Herbert Deland Williams

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Published By the Translator - Benjamin A. M. Schapiro: 1922

Seller ID: 44914

ISBN: B000L1ZCYM

Condition: Used - Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. . Gilt on top edge. Sunned spine. .................................. Abraham Mapu (1808 in Vilijampole, Kaunas – 1867 in Königsberg, Prussia) was a Lithuanian Jewish novelist in Hebrew of the Haskalah ('enlightenment') movement. His novels, with their lively plots encompassing heroism, adventure and romantic love in Biblical settings, contributed to the rise of the Zionist movement. View more info

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Fables of Aesop According to Sir Roger L'Estrange, with Fifty Drawings by Alexander Calder

By: Aesop; Translator-Roger L'Estrange; Illustrator-Alexander Calder

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: June 1967

Seller ID: 69358

ISBN: 0486217809

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . This Dover volume brings into general circulation for the first time a rare edition of Aesop's Fables issued in Paris in 1931 and limited to only 665 copies. The book combines the 1692 translation of the Fables by English journalist Sir Roger L'Estrange with 50 drawings created especially as illustration for the tales by American sculptor, painter, and illustrator Alexander Calder. L'Estrange's 17th-century rendering of the fables is a delight to read, judged by The Cambridge History of English Literatur... View more info

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RELATIVITY: The Special and the General Theory

By: Albert Einstein; Translator-Robert W Lawson; Introduction-Roger Penrose

Price: $27.95

Publisher: The Folio Society: 2004

Seller ID: 73338

ISBN: B003FA7ROY

Condition: Used - Very Good


VERY GOOD+ in slip case. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. View more info

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The Indwelling of the Holy Spirit In the Souls Of the Just According To the Teaching of St. Thomas Aquinas

By: Barthelemy Froget; Translator-Sydney A. Raemers

Price: $19.95

Publisher: The Paulist press: 1921

Seller ID: 75290

ISBN: B000864F5C

Condition: Used - Good


Underlining (neatly done with a ruler) in Preface, Introduction and 1st chapeter, observed in text. Binding lightly shaken. Wear on cover at extremities. No DJ. View more info

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The Wisdom of Ben Sira (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries)

By: Ben Sira. Translator-Patrick W. Skehan; Introduction-Alexander A. Di Lella

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Yale University Press: March 1995

Seller ID: 66841

ISBN: 0300139942

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . The Wisdom of Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) contains the sayings of Ben Sira, arguably the last of Israel's wise men and its first professional scribe, whose world was defined and dominated by Greek ideas and ideals. This Hellenistic worldview challenged the adequacy of the religion passed down to the Palestinian Jews of the second century B.C.E. by their ancestors. Ben Sira's training in both Judaic and Hellenistic literary traditions prepared him to meet this challenge. He vigorously opposed any compromis... View more info

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Rite of Confirmation: Approved for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and Confirmed by the Apostolic See

By: Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy; Translator-International Commission on English in the Liturgy

Price: $39.95

Publisher: National Conference of Catholic Bishops: 1977

Seller ID: 59775

ISBN: 281BNB1003124

Condition: Used - Good


Red leatherNo marks or writing observed in text. Some paper clip marks at top edge. Binding tight and square. 2 silk page marks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . TOC: * DECREE -- * APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION -- * INTRODUCTION -- 1.) Rite of Confirmation within Mass -- 2.) Rite of Confirmation outside Mass -- 3.) Rite of Confirmation by a minister who is not a bishop -- 4.) Confirmation of a person in danger of death -- * APPENDIX I: Opening prayers and prayers after Communion for the Sundays of Advent, Lent, Easter, Solemnities, and Weekdays of Holy Week -- * APPENDIX II: Biblical Readin... View more info

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God's Human Face: The Christ-Icon

By: Christopher Schonborn; Translator-Lothar Krauth

Price: $139.95

Publisher: Ignatius Press: November 1994

Seller ID: 70675

ISBN: 0898705142

Condition: Used - Good


A few underlines and marks in text in the first 30 pages. Small stains on front edge. Binding tight and square. . . . . . . . The principal editor of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, presents the sources of meditation on the mystery of God's human face from the great Masters of early Christianity. Artists and theologians have meditated upon the mystery of God's human countenance and tried to express it. This book seeks to present the great sources of this meditation--sources which today are widely unknown, or have become foreign or obscure. These sources are above all the great maste... View more info

The Inferno: A verse rendering for the modern reader by John Ciardi (A Mentor book)

By: Dante Alighieri; Translator-John Ciardi; Introduction- Archibald T. MacAllister

Price: $2.97

Publisher: New American Library: 1954

Seller ID: 75323

ISBN: B0007G1WO0

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. View more info

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Who Is Christ for Us?

By: Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Translator-Craig L. Nessan; Introduction- Renate Wind

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Fortress Press: March 2002

Seller ID: 65794

ISBN: 0800634802

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. GEntly read if at all. . . . . . . . This volume consists of excerpts from Bonhoeffer's 1933 lectures that insisted Christians encounter Jesus Christ as a living person today, as well as in history and church life. View more info

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Fiction from Prison Gathering Up the Past

By: Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Translator-Ursula Hoffmann; Editors-Renate Bethge, Clifford Green

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Fortress Press: 1981

Seller ID: 65793

ISBN: B000S63OYK

Condition: Used - Good


Ex-library with usual marks. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. No DJ. . . . . . . . TOC: * INTRODUCTION to the English edition by Clifford Green -- * INTRODUCTION by Renate and Eberhard Bethge -- 2.) Drama -- 3.) Novel -- 4.) Documents 4a.) Constitution by Klaus Bonhoeffer 4b.) The house on Wangenheimstrasse by Emmi Bonhoeffer -- 5.) Dietrich Bonhoeffer's prison fiction : a commentary by Ruth Zerner -- 6.) Dietrich Bonhoeffer's family -- * ABBREVIATIONS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY -- * NOTE -- * INDEX View more info

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A Presocratics Reader (Selected Fragments and Testimonia)

By: Editor-Patricia Curd; Translator-Richard D. McKirahan

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Hackett Pub Co: March 1996

Seller ID: 70026

ISBN: 0872203263

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . Ideal for a two-to-three week introduction to the Presocratics and Sophists, this volume offers a selection of the extant remains of early Greek philosophical thought on cosmology, metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics, together with unobtrusive, minimally interpretive editorial material: an introduction, brief headnotes, maps, and a concordance. View more info

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Immaculate Conception: Panorama of the Marian Doctrine of Blessed Maximilian Kolbe

By: Ernesto Piacentini; Translator-Donald Kos

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Franciscan Marytown Press: 1974

Seller ID: 60995

ISBN: B002J04R9O

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. Light rubbing on cover. . . . . . . . . . . . . . TOC: INTRODUCTION -- 1.) The Imaculate Conception -- 2.) Universal Mediation -- 3.) The Divine and Spiritual Motherhood -- 4.) The Nature of Blessed Maximilian's Mariology -- 5.) Relationship of Marian Doctrine and Cult in Blessed Kolbe -- CONCLUSION -- APPENDIX: A Biographical profile of Blessed Maximilian Kolbe . . . . . . . . . . Excerpted from 'Dottrina mariologica del P. Massimiliano Kolbe'. View more info

Introduction to the Devout Life (Image Classics)

By: Francis De Sales; John K. Ryan (translator and editor)

Price: $5.97

Publisher: Image: 1989

Seller ID: 75612

ISBN: 0385030096

Condition: Used - Like New


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. Cover is clean and in good condition with mild wear along spine and edges. Crease on back corner cover. View more info

Introduction to Philosophy

By: Friedrich Paulsen; Translator-Frank Thilly

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: January 1912

Seller ID: 40363

ISBN: B00HAMJ92Q

Condition: Used - Good


2nd American Edition from 3rd German Edition - Has some marks & writing in text. Binding tight and square. No DJ. Eminently readable and useable View more info

Creative Fidelity

By: Gabriel Marcel; Translator- Robert Rosthal; Introduction-Robert Rosthal; Preface-Westphal

Price: $7.98

Publisher: Fordham University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 24519

ISBN: 0823221849

Condition: Used - Good


Good tight and square binding. Underlining and notes in margin. Cover shows signs of minimal wear. View more info

George Buchanan's Law of Kingship: 'De Lure Regini Apud Scotos Dialogus'

By: George Buchanan; Translator and Editor-Martin S. Smith, Roger A. Mason ; Introduction Roger A. Mason.

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Saltire Society: December 2006

Seller ID: 15693

ISBN: 0854110992

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No apparent marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Cover has light shelf wear. Appears unread. . ....................... ........................ ....................... The constitutional theories of George Buchanan, Scotland's greatest Renaissance poet and thinker, are as fresh and necessary now, five centuries after his birth, as when he first began to set them down as De Lure Regni apud Scotos Dialogus – a dialogue on the Law of Kingship among the Scots. Written in the turbulent times surrounding t... View more info

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The Leopard

By: Giuseppe di Lampedusa; Translator-Archibald Colquhoun; Introduction-Raleigh Trevelyan; Illustrator-Ian Ribbons

Price: $8.95

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1988

Seller ID: 72608

ISBN: B000J2I66Y

Condition: Used - Very Good


VERY GOOD+ in slipcase. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . .l Set in the 1860s, The Leopard tells the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces of democracy and revolution. The dramatic sweep and richness of observation, the seamless intertwining of public and private worlds, and the grasp of human frailty imbue The Leopard with its particular melancholy beauty and power, and place it among the greatest historical novels of our time. View more info

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Christian Holiness: A Precis of Ascetical Theology

By: Gustave Thils; Translator-John L. Farrand

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Lannoo: 1961

Seller ID: 74772

ISBN: B0007J1ET0

Condition: Collectible - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . .TOC: PART ONE: Christian holiness -- 1.) Nature and dimensions -- 2.) Criterion and characteristics -- 3.) Foundation and titles ------- PART TWO: Christian mystery and holiness -- 1.) Union with the Holy Trinity -- 2.) Union with the Father and the Son -- 3.) The Holy Spirit -- 4.) The Church of Heaven -- 5.) The Church, holy and universal -- 6.) The Church and the Sacraments of Faith -- 7.) The Cross and Glory -- 8.) Personal vocation ------- PART THREE: Obstacles to holiness ... View more info

Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Study of the Faith (Revised Edition)

By: Hendrikus Berkhof; Translator-Sierd Woudstra

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: November 1990

Seller ID: 41770

ISBN: 0802805485

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Crease on back cover................................... TOC: xxii, 572 pages ; 24 cm Contents: Introduction. Prolegomena ; Religion ; Faith ; Christian faith ; Study of the Christian faith : motives and essence ; Study of the Christian faith : reach and limits -- Revelation. Internal prolegomena ; Revelation : phenomenological and theological ; The earthly character of revelation ; Revelation and experience ; Revelation and hiddenness ; The duality of revelation : word... View more info

Mystery of the Supernatural (Milestones in Catholic Theology)

By: Henri de Lubac; Rosemany Sheed (translator); David L. Schindler (introduction)

Price: $25.93

Publisher: Herder & Herder: June 2016

Seller ID: 54517

ISBN: 0824516990

Condition: Used - Like New


June 2016 printing - CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. . . . . . . . . . . First published in 1965, this book represents a refinement and further development of the core thesis that Henri de Lubac had originally put forward many years earlier in a bold and controversial work in which he first called into question the idea of pure nature. View more info