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Journals of the Conventions of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New York.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Henry M. Onderdonk: 1844

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203757


Front joint cracked - board loosening, leather along spine and corners dried, stain on rear board, some pages lightly foxed. 1844 Half-Leather. iv, 480 pp. 8vo. Black morocco spine and corners, gilt titles and rules, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Sabin 53880. A reissue of journals originally printed as early as 1785, republished, under the supervision of the bishop of the diocese, and the secretary of the convention, from the several journals as originally printed.KE... View more info

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Twelve Sermons, Delivered During the Session of the United States Convention of Universalists, in the City of New York, September 15th and 16th, 1852. together with A Portrait of the Author of Each Sermon.

By: Abeli, T.P.; Skinner, Otis A.; Miner, A.A.; Ryder, W.H.; Ballou, H.; Fisher, Eben; Williamson, I.D.; Laurie, A.G.; Skinner, Samuel P.; Montgomery, George W.; Whittemore, Thomas; Ballou, Moses

Price: $125.00

Publisher: James M. Usher: 1853

Seller ID: 2198470


Boards rubbed at corners and a bit soiled, ink gift name in beautiful calligraphy on front endpaper, two 19th century newspaper clippings laid in. 1853 Hard Cover. xii, 285 pp. 8vo. A collection of a dozen Univeralist sermons, with engraved portraits of the authors of each. View more info

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Brethren Preaching Today

By: Beahm, James H.; Baugher, A.C.; Blough, S.S.; Bontrager, Clement; Bowman, S. Loren; Cox, Charles L.; Crist, B. Wayne; Frantz, Dean L. & Ira H.; Funderburgh, I.V.; Hersch, Paul S.; Kauffman, Stewart B.; King, Bernard N.; Lehman, Lawrence E.; Long, John D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Brethren Publishing House: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535698


First edition. Includes original jacket. Ink name on front endpaper, two sentences in text underlined, jacket rubbed. Good. 1947 Hard Cover. 238 pp. A collection of writings pertaining to the Church of the Brethren and its preachers. Acquired as part of a large collection on the Brethren, from the working library of a divinity school professor. CONTENTS: A Chosen Generation; The Price of Wisdom; The Fundamental Teachings of Jesus; What Doth the Lord Require?; Power for C... View more info

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Black and White in the Sudan

By: Bittinger, Desmond W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Brethren Publishing House: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1536014


First edition. Signed & dated by author on title page. Two light creases to edge of title page. 1941 Hard Cover. xvi, 343 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 3/8. 8vo. An autobiographical account of missionary work in Sudan by a member of the Church of the Brethren. Acquired as part of a large collection on the Brethren, from the working library of a divinity school professor. View more info

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Hans Egede: Colonizer and Missionary of Greenland

By: Bobe, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rosenkilde and Bagger: 1952

Seller ID: 1963983


Misprinted copy - appears that several sheets were not properly printed, such, that four pairs of pages (the verso and the following recto) contain no text. The effected pages are 18/19, 22/23, 26/27, 30/31, and as such 3 of the 44 figures mentioned in the illustration contents are not present here. Otherwise complete, with both color plates included, and folding multicolor map following text. Edges rubbed, wrappers toned, owner bookplate inside front cover. 1952 Trade P... View more info

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The Contribution of Monastic Life to the Church and the World: Essays in Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Mount Saviour Monastery

By: Boler, Martin; Cernera, Anthony J.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Sacred Heart University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 1905729


Includes original jacket. An exceptional copy.Near Fine. 2006 Hard Cover. viii, 199 pp. The essays gathered in this volume celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Mount Saviour, and the contributors not only reminisce about this exemplary monastery but also reflect on Benedictine life in general and the ongoing contributions of monastic life to the Church and to the world at large. Includes section of black & white photographs. View more info

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The Life of Rev. David Brainerd, Chiefly Extracted from His Diary. Somewhat Abridged. Embracing, in the Chronological Order, Brainerd's Public Journal of the Most Successful Year of His Missionary Labors.

By: Brainerd, David; Edwards, President [Jonathan]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Tract Society, New-York / D. Fanshaw, Printer:

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 1957070


Later edition, circa 1835. A bit rubbed, lightly foxed. iv, 360 pp. 12mo. Full leather, red leather spine label, gilt titles & rules. Engraved frontispiece of the parsonage in Cranbury, New Jersey, July, 1833, which according to the caption stands where Brainerd preached to the Indians in 1746. An abridgment of the work originally published in 1746, detailing Brainerd's experiences as a Christian missionary among the Native Americans in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Inclu... View more info

Image for Past Made Present: The First Fifty Years of the Presbyterian Church and Congregation of Beloit, Wisconsin, Comprising also a Variety of Experiences in or Connected with the Lives of its Members during Times of Peace and of War; Together with A History of Presbyterianism in our State up to the Year 1900, in Two Parts, Amply Illustrated: Part I. Presbyterians of Beloit, Wis.; Part II. Presbyterianism in the State and Synod of Wisconsin

Past Made Present: The First Fifty Years of the Presbyterian Church and Congregation of Beloit, Wisconsin, Comprising also a Variety of Experiences in or Connected with the Lives of its Members during Times of Peace and of War; Together with A History of Presbyterianism in our State up to the Year 1900, in Two Parts, Amply Illustrated: Part I. Presbyterians of Beloit, Wis.; Part II. Presbyterianism in the State and Synod of Wisconsin

By: Brown, William Fiske

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Presbyterian Board of Publication / Marsh & Grant Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536337


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. 276, xxxvi, 14. Original blue cloth, gilt titles & top page ridge. Black & white photographs throughout, with a number of full-page photogravures. Steel engraving frontispiece of A. Eddy. View more info

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When Iron Gates Yield

By: Bull, Geoffrey T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Moody Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195264


First paperback printing. Cover and pages heavily toned, two creases on spine, edges rubbed. 1955 Trade Paperback. 254 pp. The dauntless story of the British Missionary in Tibet, captive in Chinese Communist hands for three years. View more info

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Modeling Mary in Christian Discipleship

By: Burns, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Judson Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1641224


First printing. 2007 Trade Paperback. John Burns offers spiritual meditations built on ten passages from the Gospels which focus on the spiritual development of Mary. He looks at pondering, suffering, and refocusing in our journey of spiritual development. He gives an understanding of the role grace plays in our becoming disciples of Christ and offers questions for reflection and small group study. View more info

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A Revolution of Compassion: Faith-Based Groups as Full Partners in Fighting America's Social Problems

By: Carlson-Thies, Stanley; Donaldson, Dave; Watts, J.C., Jr. (Foreword)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Baker Books: 2003

Seller ID: 1516798


2003 Trade Paperback. 201 pp. Identifies the twenty-first century Church's opportunities to assist the poor, exploring the practical, political, and legal issues associated with government funding of faith-based organizations. View more info

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A Journey to Palestine

By: Carradine, B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Christian Witness Company: 1892

Seller ID: 2004829


Minor wear to corners. 1892 Hard Cover. ii, 489 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles. Photographic plates. A travelogue of an American Methodist minister's time spent in Palestine in the late 1800s. Carradine was a veteran of the American Civil War, and published more than two dozen books, mostly focusing on the concept of sanctification. View more info

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Learning to Speak: The Church's Voice in Public Affairs

By: Clements, Keith

Price: $2.00

Publisher: T & T: 1995

Seller ID: 1538287


Ink underlining in text. 1995 Trade Paperback. 240 pp. Drawing on a wide variety of theological sources, Catholic and Protestant, contemporary and historical, Clements points the way forward for a Christian community learning to speak in and to the world. View more info

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Preaching the New Common Lectionary Year B: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany

By: Craddock, Fred B.; Hayes, John H.; Holladay, Carl R.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1987

Seller ID: 1629363


1987 Trade Paperback. Preaching the New Common Lectionary Year B: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany is part of a significant series designed to provide the most comprehensive and convenient commentary on the Christian year available. View more info

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Preaching the New Common Lectionary: Year A, After Pentecost

By: Craddock, Fred B.; Hayes, John H.; Holladay, Carl R.; Tucker, Gene M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1629359


First printing. 1987 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Follows common lectionary. Research and sermon helps by noted scholars. View more info

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Preaching the New Common Lectionary Year A: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany

By: Craddock, Fred B.; Hayes, John H.; Holladay, Carl R.; Tucker, Gene M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1629361


First printing. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Preaching the New Common Lectionary Year A: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany is part of a significant series designed to provide the most comprehensive and convenient commentary on the Christian year available. View more info

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13 Ready-To-Teach Bible Study Lessons (Broadman Comments July-Sept. '95)

By: Dean, Robert J.; Fowler, J.B., Jr.; Taulman, James E.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Broadman & Holman Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 1516956


Edge wear, page ridge stained, ink underlining and marginalia. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 97 pp. Based on the International Sunday School Lessons. Each Plan includes These Sections: Studying the Bible, Applying the Bible, Teaching the Bible. View more info

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13 Ready-To-Teach Bible Study Lessons (Broadman Comments Oct.-Dec.'95)

By: Dean, Robert J.; Fowler, J.B., Jr.; Taulman, James E.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Broadman & Holman Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: 1516957


Ink underlining and marginalia, page ridge lightly foxed. 1995 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 108 pp. Based on the International Sunday School Lessons. Each plan includes these sections: studying the Bible, applying the Bible, teaching the Bible. View more info

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Landmarks in the History of the Welsh Church

By: Edwards, Alfred George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1913

Seller ID: 1531528


Binding slightly shaken. Related material tipped in on front endpapers, map tipped in on rear endpaper. 1913 Hard Cover. 317 pp. 8 3/4 x 5 5/8. CONTENTS: I. The First Beginnings of Christianity in Britain; II. The Organisation of the British Church; III. The Independence of the British Church; IV. Possessions of the Early Church; V. Tithes; VI. The Fusion of the British and Anglican Churches; VII. The Reformation Period; VIII. The Pre-Commonwealth Period; IX. The Commonw... View more info

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God and Country: How Evangelicals Have Become America's New Mainstream

By: El-Faizy, Monique

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536565


First edition. Includes original jacket. A few creases along jacket base.Very Good. 2006 Hard Cover. 288 pp. In this important, illuminating exploration of one of the most misunderstood phenomena of our day, former fundamentalist Christian Monique El-Faizy explains how evangelicals have been able to increase their influence by mimicking elements of mainstream culture. God and Country takes readers past the edges of the evangelical community into its heart, taking an in-d... View more info

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We Are the Church Together: Cultural Diversity in Congregational Life

By: Foster, Charles R.; Brelsford, Theodore

Price: $2.00

Publisher: International Press: 1996

Seller ID: 1528943


Ink underlining in text. 1996 Trade Paperback. 187 pp. On-the-scene research in three culturally diverse congregations in a large southern city. View more info

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Home Missions on the American Frontier

By: Goodykoontz, Colin B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Caxton: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2071641


First edition. Near fine in very good jacket. Jacket spine lightly faded. 1939 Hard Cover. 460 pp. 8vo. A detailed account of Congregationalist and Presbyterian missionary work on the American frontier. View more info

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Adrift on an Ice-Pan

By: Grenfell, Wilfred T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202851


First edition. A nice copy.Jacket edges heavily rubbed with multiple minor chips and tears to jacket edges. 1909 Small Hard Cover. xxv, 68 pp. Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, KCMG (28 February 1865 – 9 October 1940) was a medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador.He was born at Parkgate, Neston, Wirral, England, the son of Rev. Algernon Sidney Grenfell, headmaster of Mostyn House School, and Jane Georgiana Hutchison.Grenfell moved to London in 1882. He then commen... View more info

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Rerouting the Protestant Mainstream: Sources of Growth & Opportunities for Change

By: Hadaway, C. Kirk; Roozen, David A.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1629364


First printing. 1994 Trade Paperback. Rerouting the Protestant Mainstream offers a tightly focused analysis of trends, markets, denominational influences, and future directions for the church. Hadaway and Roozen explain why some churches are growing and why others are not, and show pastors how to go about improving and growing their churches. View more info

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Axling: A Christian Presence in Japan

By: Hine, Leland D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Judson Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1736319


First edition.Very Good. 1969 Hard Cover. 205 pp. 8vo. Heroic Christian witness in adversity, coupled with deep and concerned insight into the social and political conditions which shape a nation, makes the life of William Axling one of the most significant and thrilling sagas of modern times. View more info

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The New Directory for Baptist Churches

By: Hiscox, Edward T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Judson Press: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2025071


25th printing. Includes original jacket. Top page ridge a bit soiled, jacket lightly rubbed, light ring stain on rear jacket panel.Very Good. 1951 Hard Cover. 608 pp. 8vo. 7 3/8 x 5 3/8. Original green cloth, gilt titles, gilt insignia and star on front cover. An updated version of the ecclesiastical manual originally published in 1859, with a new index compiled for this edition. CONTENTS: Preface; Propositions and Statements; A Christian Church; Church Membership; Churc... View more info

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Jungle Pilot: The Life and Witness of Nate Saint - The Inventive Genius of Operation Auca

By: Hitt, Russell T.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1959

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2267109


Fifth printing. Light stain along jacket base, half-inch chip along top edge of jacket near spine, jacket flaps faintly foxed. Light stain along base of front board, label on front paste-down endpaper hidden by front jacket flap, top page ridge faintly foxed. 1959 Hard Cover. 303 pp. Nathanael Nate Saint (August 30, 1923 – January 8, 1956) was an evangelical Christian missionary pilot to Ecuador who, accompanied by four others, was killed while attempting to evangelize... View more info

Observations of God's Timing in the Kentucky Mountains

By: Huston, Ruth

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Rowan Printing Co.: 1962

Seller ID: 1508231


Jacket rubbed & chipped, pages toned, ink name on front flyleaf.Good. 1962 Hard Cover. 202 pp. Miss Ruth Huston was born and brought up in Coatesville, Pennsylvania by Christian parents whose interest in the welfare of the people of the community and in Christian missions had an effect on her early life. Some years after graduating from The Masters School, at Dobbs Ferry, NY she found her life work in serving the Lord in the Kentucky mountains. Her Scottish ancestry, lov... View more info

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USQR Prof. James M. Washington Memorial Issue

By: Irvin, Dale T.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Union Theological Seminary: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1540480


First edition. Bright copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. The memorial issue dedicated to James M. Washington. View more info

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Bloody Falls of the Coppermine: Madness, Murder, and the Collision of Cultures in the Arctic, 1913

By: Jenkins, McKay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265791


First edition. 2005 Hard Cover. xvi, 278 pp. In the winter of 1913, high in the Canadian Arctic, two Catholic priests set out on a dangerous mission to do what no white men had ever attempted: reach a group of utterly isolated Eskimos and convert them. Farther and farther north the priests trudged, through a frigid and bleak country known as the Barren Lands, until they reached the place where the Coppermine River dumps into the Arctic Ocean. Their fate, and the fate of... View more info