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The Poems of Prudentius - 2 Volume Set (The Fathers of the Church, Vol's 43 & 52)

By: Aurelius Clemens Prudentius; Translator-M. Clement Eagan

Price: $79.95

Publisher: The Catholic University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 43120

ISBN: 281BNB1002640

Condition: Used - Very Good


2 Volume Set - Hardback - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all.................... Vol 1.) Hardback, 2nd Printing (1981), DJ is VG. ISBN: 978-0-8132-0043-9 // Vol 2.) Hardback, 2nd Printing (1992), No DJ, ISBN: 978-0-8132-0052-1 .................................... Prudentius, often acclaimed as the greatest Latin Christian poet, was born probably in Calahorra, Spain, the son of highly cultured Roman citizens and fervent Christians. His death occurred after 405. The metric structure of his poems clearly shows the great influence of Horace althou... View more info

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Fathers of the Church

By: Donald W. Wuerl

Price: $6.95

Publisher: St. Paul Editions: 1986

Seller ID: 74195

ISBN: B002MUVKWI

Condition: Used - Very Good


1986 Printing - VERY GOOD+ No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . The very questions we asked about our Church today were ably answered by our apostolic Fathers, more than sixteen centuries ago. The doctrines of these early Fathers can be recognized in the Church today. And if it is important to listen to it, it is important that it is important to know the truth, then it is important to reflect on the facts of the world View more info

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Imogen: A Story of the Mission of Augustine (New Edition)

By: Emily Sarah Holt

Price: $15.99

Publisher: Robert Carter & Brothers: 1880

Seller ID: 38525

ISBN: B001KJ9D1W

Condition: Used - Acceptable


No date. (Circa 1880) Ex-library with usual marks. Cover is worn, especially around edges. Some notes and underlining observed in the text made in pencil. Binding is a little loose View more info

Spiritual Writers of the Early Church (Twentieth Century Encyclopedia of Catholicism, Volume No. 39)

By: F. Cayre; Translator-W. Webster Wilson

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Hawthorn Books: 1959

Seller ID: 53978

ISBN: B000NWKVR2

Condition: Used - Good


Ex-library with usual marks. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. . . . . . . . . . 'This is the thirty-ninth volume of The Twentieth Century Encyclopedia of Catholicism. Many of the articles in this encyclopedia are the result of the change in direction in Catholic theological thinking that occurred as a result of Vatican Council II (1962-1965). For the most part these volumes reflect a transition period in the minds of their authors and in the daily experience of the Church. The value in consulting this series today is that we may be able to discern, through comp... View more info

Sanctified Vision: An Introduction to Early Christian Interpretation of the Bible

By: John J. O'Keefe, R. R. Reno

Price: $12.98

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: April 2005

Seller ID: 17313

ISBN: 0801880882

Condition: Used - Good


Minor amount of underlining/highlighting and notes in text. Binding tight and square. Eminently readable and useable. . . . . . 'Outstanding analysis - clear, readable, scholarly - on the tradition of Patristic interpretation of Scripture, so important to a substantive understanding of the history of biblical interpretation and the role of the Bible in some of the most formative years of Christianity.' -- Rodriguez View more info

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Saint John of Damascus: Writings (Fathers of the Church - Vol 37)

By: John of Damascus aka John Damascene; Translator-Frederic H. Chase

Price: $219.95

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press: June 1958

Seller ID: 42573

ISBN: 0813200377

Condition: Used - Good


Previous owner's stamp on inside front cover. Highlighting observed in text on only 2 pages. Binding tight and square. No DJ. . . . . . . . St. John of Damascus (ca. 675-749) is generally regarded as the last great figure of Greek Patrology. Outstandingly important for his support of images in the Iconoclastic Controversy, this priest-monk of St. Sabbas near Jerusalem is known also for his treatment of Christian morality and asceticism (the Sacred Parallels), for a small but precious group of powerful sermons, and even for verse contributions to the Greek liturgy. His reputation rests mainly... View more info

Iberian Fathers, Volumes 1, 2 & 3 (3 Volume Set) (The Fathers of the Church, Volumes: 62, 63 & 99)

By: Martin of Braga, Paschasius of Dumium, Leander of Seville, Braulio of Saragossa, Fructuosus of Braga, acian of Barcelona, Orosius of Braga; Translators-Claude W. Barlow, Craig L. Hanson

Price: $149.95

Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press: 1999

Seller ID: 43414

ISBN: 281BNB1002648

Condition: Used - Very Good


3 Volume Set - Hardcover - Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front covers. No marks or writing observed in text. Bindings tight and square. Gently read if at all. ...............Vol I, ISBN: 978-0-8132-0062-0, No DJ., 1st Edition (1969) // Vol 2.) ISBN: 978-0-8132-0063-7, No DJ 1st Edition (1969) // Vol 3.) ISBN: 978-0-8132-0099-6, DJ is As New. 1st Edition (1999) .........................What is now Portugal embraces Braga, the sec-city of Martin, Pannonian-born missionary. While abbot of nearby Dumium, Martin had a pupil Paschasius, whose Questions and Answers of the Greek F... View more info

Commentary on the Apocalypse (The Fathers of the Church, Vol. 112)

By: Oecumenius; Translator-John N. Suggit

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press: April 2006

Seller ID: 47384

ISBN: 0813201128

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. Appears unread. DJ is as new........................... This is the first complete translation in English of Oecumenius's commentary, which is the first known Greek commentary on the book of Revelation. Written in the sixth century but discovered only at the beginning of the twentieth, it presents a fascinating view of a writer who strove to be faithful to the teaching of the church while at the same time allowing his imagination to make sense of the stories and visions... View more info

Origen: Homilies on Leviticus 1-16 (The Fathers of the Church, Vol. 83)

By: Origen; Translator-Gary Wayne Barkley

Price: $75.95

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press: December 1990

Seller ID: 47471

ISBN: 0813200830

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. Appears unread. DJ is as new......................... This new translation of Origen's Homilies on Leviticus may be read as a companion to Ronald E. Heine's translation of Origen's Homilies on Genesis and Exodus, volume 71 in the Fathers of the Church series. Both volumes reveal Origen's tenacious belief that, although the meaning of Scripture was threefold, that is, literal, moral, and spiritual, the most important interpretation was the spiritual. The Homilies on Le... View more info

Origen: Homilies on Jeremiah and I Kings 28 (The Fathers of the Church, Vol. 97)

By: Origen; Translator-John Clark Smith

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press: February 1998

Seller ID: 47455

ISBN: 0813200970

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. Appears unread. DJ is as new........................... Souls existing before their bodies, witches summoning dead prophets from the underworld, the return of the damned--and the Devil himself--to God in the end, and many other theological speculations surprise the reader of Origen's Homilies on Jeremiah and I Kings 28. Some of these very theses of the third-century priest from Alexandria, Egypt, were condemned in the Second Council of Constantinople. But plumbing the mys... View more info

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Commentary on the Gospel According to John, Books 1-10 (Fathers of the Church Patristic Series)

By: Origen; Translator-Ronald E. Heine

Price: $32.95

Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press: August 2001

Seller ID: 74245

ISBN: 0813210291

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Getnly read if at all. . . . . . . Origen composed at least thirty-two books of a commentary on the Gospel according to John, at the request of St. Ambrose of Milan. Of these, only nine books are extant in almost complete form, although we have selections of others persevered in other collections of the works of Origen. The commentary proceeds verse by verse, and is particularly notable for its emphasis on the spiritual meaning of the Gospel. This volume contains books 1,2,6, and 10, and fragments of books 4... View more info

Clement and the Early Church of Rome: On the Dating of Clement's First Epistle to the Corinthians

By: Rev. Thomas J. Herron; Editor-Scott Hahn

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Emmaus Road Publishing: November 2010

Seller ID: 49329

ISBN: 1931018472

Condition: Used - Like New


CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. .............. ................. .................. In this deeply moving narrative, Thomas Howard describes his pilgrimage from Evangelicalism (which he loves and reveres as the religion of his youth) to liturgical Christianity. He soon afterward became a Roman Catholic. He describes Evangelicalism with great sympathy and then examines more formal, liturgical worship with the freshness of someone discovering for the first time what his soul had always hungered for. This is a book of apologetics without polemics. Non-Catholics will gain ... View more info

Saint Ambrose: Seven Exegetical Works (The Fathers of the Church, Volume 65)

By: Saint Ambrose; Translator-Michael P. McHugh

Price: $35.95

Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press: 2003

Seller ID: 43932

ISBN: 081321355X

Condition: Used - Very Good


1st paperback reprint (2003) Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. ........................... Includes: 1.) Isaac or the Soul; 2.) Death as a Good; 3.) Jacob and the Happy Life; 4.) Joseph; 5.) The Patriarchs; 6.) Flight from the World, 7.) The Prayer of Job and David View more info

The Augustine Catechism: Enchiridion on Faith Hope and Love (The Augustine Series, V. 1)

By: Saint Augustine of Hippo; Introduction-Boniface Ramsey

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New City Press: May 1999

Seller ID: 75484

ISBN: 1565481240

Condition: Used - Very Good


CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. View more info

Saint Caesarius of Arles: Sermons 1 - 238 (The Fathers of the Church - Vol's 31, 47 & 66) 3 Volume Set

By: Saint Caesarius; Translator-Mary Magdeleine Mueller

Price: $195.95

Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press: 1981

Seller ID: 42853

ISBN: 281BNB1002631

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front covers. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. All gently read if at all.................. Vol 1.) Sermons 1-80, 1st Edition (1956). No DJ. // Vol 2.) Sermons 81-186, 2nd printing (1981) DJ is Very Good // Vol 3.) Sermons 187-238, 1st Edition (1973). No DJ......................... Saint Caesarius of Arles (Latin: Caesarius Arelatensis; 468/470 – 27 August 542 AD), sometimes called 'of Chalon' (Cabillonensis or Cabellinensis) from his birthplace Chalon-sur-Saône, was the foremost ecclesiastic of his genera... View more info

Saint Cyprian : Letters 1-81 (Fathers of the Church Vol 51)

By: Saint Cyprian; Translator-Sister Rose Bernard Donna

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press: 1981

Seller ID: 1293

ISBN: 0813200512

Condition: Used - Very Good


Clean!! No Marks In Text. Light Wear On Cover, Translated By Sister Rose Bernard Donna. 2nd Printing (1981) Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. GEntly read if at all. .......................... St. Cyprian works fall naturally into two groups: treaties (sermons, libelli, tractus) and letters (epistulae). A translation of the treatises will be found in volume 36 of this series. The letters, of which eighty-one have come down to us, written from c.249 until his death in 258 A.D., may be found translated in ... View more info

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Saint Jerome: Commentary on Matthew (The Fathers of the Church, Vol. 117)

By: Saint Jerome; Translator-Thomas P. Scheck

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press: December 2008

Seller ID: 47382

ISBN: 0813201179

Condition: Used - Very Good


VERY GOOD+ Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Appears unread. DJ is as new.......................... St. Jerome (347-420) has been considered the pre-eminent scriptural commentator among the Latin Church Fathers. His Commentary on Matthew, written in 398 and profoundly influential in the West, appears here for the first time in English translation. Jerome covers the entire text of Matthew's gospel by means of brief explanatory comments that clarify the text literally and historically. Although he himself ... View more info

The Writings of Salvian, the Presbyter (The Fathers of the Church, Volume 3)

By: Salvian, (aka Salvianus); Translaotr-Jeremiah F. O'Sullivan

Price: $29.95

Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press: June 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43408

ISBN: 0813200032

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. ................................. Salvian, a monk and priest of fifth-century Gaul, is best known for his treatise De gubernatione Dei, which excoriates the corruption among the aristocracy and the vices infecting all social classes, and which expresses the writer's faith in divine providence despite the pervasiveness of the evils that he observes. This work, together with nine letters and a pseudonymous treatise, Ad Ecclesiam, comprise the entire corpus of Salvian's ext... View more info

Works of St. Augustine - 19 Volume Set (Fathers of the Church - Volumes: 2, 4, 5, 8, 11, 14, 16, 21, 24, 27, 35, 38, 45, 56, 59, 60, 70, 84 & 86)

By: St. Augustine

Price: $495.95

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press: 2002

Seller ID: 42841

ISBN: 281BNB1002628

Condition: Used - Good


19 Volume Set (15 are HB and 4 are PB. - 10 are ex-library and 1 HB has a DJ. Very little underlining in a few volumes, most are clean. The PB volumes appear unread. All have previous onwers mark on inside 1st page. Binding are all tight and square. Conditions are all at least Good to Very Good. ............................. Includes: ........................ 1.) Christian Instruction; Admonition and Grace; The Christian Combat; Faith, Hope and Charity; FOTC#: 2 1947 - HB - No DJ - VG // 2.) The Immortality of the Soul; The Magnitude of the Soul; On Music; The Advantage of Believing; On Fa... View more info

Tractates on the Gospel of John 1 - 124 and On The First Epistle of John (5 Volume Set - The Fathers of the Church)

By: St. Augustine; Translator-John W. Rettig

Price: $649.95

Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press: 1995

Seller ID: 42553

ISBN: 281BNB1002621

Condition: Used - Very Good


5 Volume Set - 4 are hardback and 1 is paperback - Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front covers. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. All appear unread. ............................ Vol 1.) Paperback (FOTC Vol 78 - Gospel of John 1-10 - ISBN: 9780813210285.......Vol 2.) Hardback (FOTC Vol 79 - Gospel of John 11-27 - ISBN: 0813200792....... Vol 3.) Hardback (FOTC Vol 88 - Gospel of John 28-54 - ISBN: 0813200881....... Vol 4.) Hardback (FOTC Vol 90 - Gospel of John 55-111 - ISBN: 0813200903....... Vol 5.) Hardback (FOTC Vol 92 - Gospel of John 112-1124 ... View more info