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Life of D.L. Miller

By: Bates, Bess Royer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brethren Publishing House: 1924

Seller ID: 1642340


Lacks jacket. Lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1924 Hard Cover. 340 pp. The life and times of D.L. Miller, a prominent member of the Church of the Brethren. 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

Studies in Christian Belief

By: Beahm, William M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Brethren Press: 1958

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 1535744


2nd printing. Includes original jacket. Ink name & date on front endpaper, jacket rubbed.Very Good. 1958 Hard Cover. 279 pp. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4. A collection of theological writings by the former secretary of the United Student Volunteers 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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Brethren Life and Thought: A Quarterly Journal Published in the Interests of the Church of the Brethren, Volume VI

By: Bibliography of Brethren Literature

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bibliography of Brethren Literature: 1961

Seller ID: 1536625


Pages lightly toned, creases along binding edge. 1961 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. CONTENTS: Full Circle (Verse), Editorial Notes, The Church: Its Nature and Function, The Church and the Church of the Brethren, The Church in Its Historical Expression, The Church and the Individual Member, The Church and the Churches. Volume IV, Summer 1961 View more info

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Brethren Life and Thought: A Quarterly Journal Published in the Interests of the Church of the Brethren, Volume IX

By: Bibliography of Brethren Literature

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bibliography of Brethren Literature: 1964

Seller ID: 1536626


Spine faintly creased & lightly toned. 1964 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. CONTENTS: Editorial Notes, Biblical Images for Church and Church Membership, The Reformation View of the Doctrine of the Church, Membership in the Body of Christ as Interpreted by Classical Pietism, Membership in the Body of Christ as Interpreted by the Radical Reformation, Membership in the Body of Christ as Interpreted by the Heritage of the Brethren, The Historical Fr... 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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Brethren in Transition: 20th Century Directions & Dilemmas

By: Bittinger, Emmert F.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penobscot Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1536629


First printing. Crease on back cover. 1992 Trade Paperback. 245 pp. Includes sections on Pastoral Testimonies: The State of the Church, An Overview of Brethren Change in The Twentieth Century, Transition in Similar or Related Denominations, Special Topics of Change: Two Case Studies, Special Topics: Hymnody & The Peace Witness in Transition, and The Past Prologue. View more info

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Manchester College: The First Seventy-Five Years

By: Bollinger, Russell V.; Burke, Eldon R.; Eikenberry, A.K.; Eikenberry, Gletha Mae; Garver, Earl S.; Keller, Paul W.; Schwalm, V.F.; Frantz, Ira H. (Editor)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Brethren Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535676


First edition. No jacket. Ink name & date on front endpaper. 1964 Hard Cover. 235 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 3/8. 8vo. Black & white photographs. A history of Manchester College, one of a number founded by the Church of the Brethren in the mid-19th century. Includes a great deal of information about the school, as well as some important history regarding 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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Brethren Education in the Southeast

By: Bowman, Paul Haynes

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bridgewater College: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536623


First edition. Small sticker on rear board. 1955 Hard Cover. 337 pp. Comprehensive history of Church of the Brethern schools and colleges, 1880-1955. Including colleges such as Bridgewater College, Daleville College and Cademy, and Blue Ridge College. View more info

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Choosing the Christian Way

By: Bowman, S. Loren

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Brethren Publishing House: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1629299


First edition. Lacks jacket. Underlining on a few pages, edges faded. 1951 Hard Cover. 128 pp. A manual interpreting membership in the Church of Brethren. View more info

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Freedom from Violence: Sectarian Nonresistance from the Middle Ages to the Great War

By: Brock, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200927


First edition. Pages toned.Jacket toned. 1991 Hard Cover. x, 385 pp. As long as governments engage in warfare, there will be citizens who organize to resist. The roots of nonviolent activism in Western society are deep, going back centuries in Europe and crossing over to North America more than three hundred years ago. Peter Brock traces the history of a long line of Christian sects that have rejected both the violence involved in war and the violence involved in the adm... View more info

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Brethren and Pacifism the Peace Movement Secular and Religious

By: Brown, Dale W.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Brethren Press: 1970

Seller ID: 1540483


Wrappers rubbed. 1970 Trade Paperback. Can a Christian peoples stay peaceful and true to the good book in this age of war? View more info

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She Hath Done What She Could: A History of Women's Participation in the Church of the Brethren

By: Brubaker, Pamela

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Brethren Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1540468


First printing. Lightly rubbed. 1985 Trade Paperback. 222 pp. Captures the heart-beat of Brethren women in their struggle for personal worth. View more info

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A History of the German Baptist Brethren in Europe and America

By: Brumbaugh, Martin Grove

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brethren Publishing House: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535736


First edition. Printed copy of memorial address for the author by J.M. Fogelsanger affixed to front endpapers. Spine worn with some loss to edges, ink name, date, & stamp on front endpaper, ink marks on only a few text pages. Binding tight. 1899 Half-Leather. xvii, 559 pp. 8 7/8 x 6 1/8. 8vo. Original half-leather: burgundy morocco spine, gilt titles, decorations & page ridge. Numerous black & white photographs and reproductions of documents throughout text. A comprehens... View more info

Educational Blue Book and Directory of the Church of the Brethren 1708-1923, with Biographies

By: Cable, W. Arthur; Sanger, Homer F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The General Educational Board of the Church of the Brethren: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535697


First edition. Ink name & date on front endpaper. Binding tight, pages clean, text bright & unmarked. 1923 Hard Cover. 656 pp. 8 3/8 x 6 1/8. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles. Tipped in on the front endpaper is an insert regarding the Gish Publishing Fund, which was arranged by James & Barbara Gish, and designed to fund the printing of books and other material related to the promotion of the Church of the Brethren. Acquired as part of a large collection on the Breth... View more info

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Sectarian Childrearing: The Dunkers, 1708-1900

By: Conner, Alvin E., M.D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Brethren Heritage Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1535704


First edition. Inscribed to an acquaintance & signed by author on front endpaper ('Arlene, Thanks for your help, Alvin E. Conner, 1987'). Binding tight, pages clean, bright, & unmarked. 247 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4. Black & white photographs. A work exploring the relationship between parenthood and religion, focusing on the concepts set down by the Dunkers, a sect of the German Baptist Brethren. An interesting glimpse of the group's traditions, and an important historical work ... View more info

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The Church of the Brethren in Northeastern Ohio

By: Diehm, Edgar G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Brethren Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1537635


First edition. Signed & inscribed to Galen Lehman by the author. Ink name & date on front endpaper. 1963 Hard Cover. 386 pp. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4. Black & white photographs. Congregational histories and the history of district development of the northeastern Ohio Brethren. View more info

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Cultural Changes in the Church of the Brethren

By: Dove, Frederick Denton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brethren Publishing House: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535692


First edition. 1932 Hard Cover. 256 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 3/8. 8vo. A cultural analysis of the Church of the Brethren by then professor of psychology and social science at Bridgewater College, Frederick Denton Dove. Includes a large fold-out statistical chart of data taken from 107 churches, and an extensive bibliography and index. Tipped in on the front endpaper is an insert regarding the Gish Publishing Fund, which was arranged by James & Barbara Gish, and designed to fund the... View more info

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Minutes of the Annual Conferences of the Church of the Brethren, 1970-1974

By: Eberly, William R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Brethren Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535742


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 1975 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 445 pp. 9 1/4 x 6. 8vo. Minutes from five annual conferences: Lincoln; St. Petersburg; Cincinnati; Fresno; Roanoke. 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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Minutes of the Annual Conferences of the Church of the Brethren, 1965-1969

By: Eberly, William R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Brethren Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535743


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 436 pp. 9 1/4 x 6. 8vo. Minutes from five annual conferences: Ocean Grove (1965); Louisville (1966); Eugene; Ocean Grove (1968); Louisville (1969). 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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The Christian Way of Life for Young People

By: Ellis, C.C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Elgin Press: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1629322


First edition. Lacks jacket. 1924 Hard Cover. A guide for young people on how to develop and flourish as a good Christian. View more info

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History of the German Baptist Brethren Church, Reprinted from Pennsylvania-German Society Annual, 1900

By: Falkenstein, George N.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: The New Era Printing Company, Lancaster, PA: 1901

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1535738


First edition thus. No jacket. Hinges just starting, ink name & date on front endpaper, obituary of author's wife tipped in, pencil notes on frontispiece recto regarding previous owner's congregation. 1901 Hard Cover. x, 154 pp. 10 x 6 3/4. 8vo. Photogravure plates, black & white illustrations, including an image of ancient seals used by the Church of the Brethren in correspondence. A history of the German Baptist Brethren, from their origins in early 18th century German... View more info

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When the Way is New

By: Faw, Chalmer

Price: $2.00

Publisher: The Brethren Press: 1974

Seller ID: 1535823


Wrappers a bit rubbed. 1974 Mass Market Paperback. The early church was the most dynamic and vital movement ever to invade the history of human kind. Even now we lean on it, draw from it, and live in its heritage every day of our lives. Even now we lean on it, draw from it, and live in its heritage every day of our lives. Those pioneers in the Book of Acts faced the same kind of problems today's Christians face. Economic concerns, provincialism, a complex world, unity th... View more info

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Literary Activity of the German Baptist Brethren in the Eighteenth Century

By: Flory, John S.; Miller, D.L. (Introduction)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brethren Publishing House: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535791


First edition. Front hinge just starting -- binding holding soundly. 1908 Hard Cover. xii, 335 pp. 7 7/8 x 5 3/4. 8vo. Introduction by D.L. Miller. Written by Flory for his doctoral dissertation for philosophy at the University of Virginia. An exhaustive survey of publications by the German Baptist Brethren, including an account of the church's origins, discussion of Christopher Sower's printing press, the Sower Bibles and periodicals, 18th century writers. Includes an a... View more info

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Basic Belief: Short Talks on the Way of Life as it Seems to Me

By: Frantz, Edward

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Brethren Publishing House: 1943

Seller ID: 1642346


Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Good. 1943 Hard Cover. 175 pp. 'Basic Belief is the fruitage of the Christian experience and deep thinking of one of the great souls of our church.' View more info

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Minutes of the Annual Conferences of the Church of the Brethren, 1955-1964

By: Garber, Ora W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Brethren Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535739


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 1965 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 363 pp. 8 1/2 x 5 5/8. 8vo. Minutes from ten annual conferences: Grand Rapids, Eugene, Richmond, Des Moines, Ocean Grove (1959), Champaign-Urbana (1960), Long Beach, Ocean Grove (1962), Champaign-Urbana (1963), and Lincoln. 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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Minutes of the Annual Conferences of the Church of the Brethren, 1945-1954

By: Garber, Ora W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Brethren Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535740


First edition. Spine faded, ink name on front endpaper. 1956 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 231 pp. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2. 8vo. Minutes from ten annual conferences: North Manchester; Wenatchee; Orlando; Colorado Springs (1948); Ocean Grove (1949); Grand Rapids; San Jose; Richmond; Colorado Springs (1953); and Ocean Grove (1954). 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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Heritage of Devotion: A Compilation of Devotional Thoughts from Brethren Writers

By: Grisso, Lillian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Brethren Publishing House: 1945

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 1538217


3rd printing. Pencil underlining on two pages, ink gift note on front endpaper, two poems affixed to front endpapers, spine faded. 1945 Hard Cover. [10], 272, index of poems, index of authors. Black & white photographs. View more info

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Emanuel B. Hoff: Bible Teacher

By: Hoff, Ernest G.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Brethren Publishing House: 1943

Seller ID: 1538276


Includes original jacket. Jacket edge wear with some loss, pages & jacket toned, page ridges foxed.Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. In writing this book Ernest G. Hoff has fulfilled the desire which has been felt by many students and friends of Emanuel B. Hoff, Bible teacher. This interest is shared by a wider group who appreciate the central importance of the Bible and its study in the promotion of the Christian faith. View more info

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Milly and Mei Kwei: Servants of the Master

By: Karn, Oma

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brethren Publishing House: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535788


First edition. Binding a bit shaken, a few pencil marks on back cover, light marginal foxing. 1913 Hard Cover. 95 pp. 7 7/8 x 5 1/2. 8vo. Appears to be a religious allegory illustrating the missionary movement of the Brethren in efforts to convert the Chinese. Acquired as part of a large collection on the Brethren, from the working library of a divinity school professor. View more info