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Great Events Of Bible Times
1 Great Events Of Bible Times
New York Doubleday 1987 0385236786 / 9780385236782 1st US Edition Hardcover VG+/VG+  
Large format, profusely illustrated with photographs, color and b&w illustrations, maps, etc. Covers events of both the Old and New Testament; 4to; 200 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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History of the St. Paul's Evangelical United Brethren Church (Red Lion, PA)
2 History of the St. Paul's Evangelical United Brethren Church (Red Lion, PA)
Pennsylvania 1968 1st Edition Hardcover VG; Bound in blue cloth with title in gilt  
History of the church from 1885-1968, located in Red Lion, Pennsylvania. Includes b&w photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Presbyterian Brotherhood. Report of the First Convention Held at Indianapolis November 13th to 15th 1906.
Philadelphia Presbyterian Board 1907 Softcover G+; In blue wrappers, discolored & worn on spine.  
8vo; 287 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Bainton, Roland H. The Church of Our Fathers
New York Charles Scribner 1950 B00005VLN3 Hardcover VG/VG; Minor wear to edges of DJ; illustrated endpapers, images in text printed in blue, nice copy  
Nice history of the Church; 8vo; 222 pp  
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Brauer, Jerald C. Protestantism in America: A Narrative History.
Philadelphia Westminister Press 1953 B0007DZFOG Hardcover G+/NONE; Bound in tan, discoloration on endpapers.  
8vo; 307 pp  
Price: 6.50 USD
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6 Brown, William Adams The Minister : His World And His Work A Study of Some Pressing Tasks and Problems to Present-Day Protestantism
Nashville Cokesbury Press 1937 B00086SCWO 1st Edition (?) Hardcover VG+/NONE; Bound in maroon, title in gilt on spine, slightly faded, bookplate on endpaper.  
A series of lectures with the central theme of the need for Christian co-operation and unity within and between the various churches. ; 8vo; 248 pp  
Price: 12.00 USD
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Christianity: A Global History , Chidester, David
7 Chidester, David Christianity: A Global History
San Francisco Harper 2000 0062517082 / 9780062517081 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Light shelf wear  
The author, one of the foremost scholars of religion, traces Christianity's growth and development from the time of Jesus to the dawn of the third millenium, revealing its rich diversity through the deeds and beliefs of heretics and saints, witches and healers, preachers and inquisitors. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 627 pp  
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Oxford History of the Biblical World , Coogan, Michael David
8 Coogan, Michael David The Oxford History of the Biblical World
Oxford University Press 1998 0195087070 / 9780195087079 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Light shelf wear, tight and clean, nice copy  
Chronologically arranged, integrated study of the history, art, architectur e, languages, literature and religions of biblical Israel and early Judaism and Christianity in their larger culural contexts ; 9" - 11" ; 643 pp; Here, in one impressively illustrated volume, leading scholars offer compelling glimpses into the biblical world, the world in which prophets, poets, sages, and historians created one of our most important texts-- the Bible.

For more than a century, archeologist s have been unearthing the tombs, temples, texts, and artifacts of the ancient Near East and the Mediterranean world. Using new approaches, contemporary scholars have begun to synthesize this material with the biblical traditions. The Oxford History of the Biblical World incorporates the best of this scholarship, and in chronologically ordered chapters presents the reader with a readable and integrated study of the history, art, architecture, languages, literatures, and religion of biblical Israel and early Judaism and Christianity in their larger cultural contexts. The authors also examine such issues as the roles of women, the tensions between urban and rural settings, royal and kinship social structures, and official and popular religions of the region. Readers will find that 200 photographs, line drawings, and maps as well as an insert containing 25 color photographs vividly illustrate the history discussed.

Understanding the biblical world is a vital part of understanding the Bible. Broad, authoritative, and visually engaging, The Oxford History of the Biblical World will illuminate for any reader the ancient world from which the Bible emerged.  
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University in the Forest :  The Story of Drew University , Cunningham, John T.
9 Cunningham, John T. University in the Forest : The Story of Drew University
Afton Pub. Co 1972 B0006D86XE 1st Edition Hardcover VG/VG; Gift inscription on tp; a few small tears on edges of DJ; tight and clean  
History of the University since its founding as a Methodist Theological school in the woodlands near Madison, NJ to its present day status as a liberal arts ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Englebert, Omer The Lives of the Saints
New York Barnes & Noble 1994 1566195160 / 9781566195164 Reprint Hardcover F/NF  
A nice reprinting of the work originally published in 1951 and translated by Christopher & Anne Freemantle.; 8vo; 532 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Fairbairn, A. M. Studies in Religion and Theology. The Church: In Idea and in History.
London Hodder & Stoughton 1910 B000859KX0 Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in maroon with title in gilt on spine, corners slightly bumped, wear at top & bottom of spine, tiny tear at base of spine.  
Ownership stamp on f.e.p. A study of the early church.; 8vo; 635 pp  
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Fischer, E. E. Social Problems : The Christian Solution
Philadelphia United Lutheran Church 1927 B00088G7O2 1st Edition (?) Hardcover VG/NONE; Owner's name & date on endpaper.  
Interesting look at the problems facing the church during the "Roaring Twenties. " A rare title. ; 8vo; 187 pp  
Price: 22.50 USD
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Great Britian And The Holy See:  The Diplomatic Relations Question, 1846-1852 , Flint, James P.
13 Flint, James P. Great Britian And The Holy See: The Diplomatic Relations Question, 1846-1852
Washington Catholic University Of America Press 2003 0813213274 / 9780813213279 1st Edition Hardcover NF/NF; As New  
A detailed examination of diplomatic relations between Great Britian and the Vatican during the first Russell ministry od 1846-1852; includes detailed bibliography; 8vo; 301 pp  
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Freeman, J. Stephen (ed.) Shaping Our Future. Challenges for the Church in the Twenty-First Century.
Cambridge Cowley Publications 1994 1561011029 / 9781561011025 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/VG+; A selection of the Episcopal Book Club.  
Papers from the 1993 "Shaping Our Future" Symposium, arranged in four main categories: The Challenge of Structure; The Challenge of Ministry; The Challenge of Mission and Culture; and, The Challenge of Leadership.; 8vo; 193 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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15 Harris, W. L. (Ed. ) The Doctrines And Discipline Of The Methodist Episcopal Church. 1872. With an Appendix
New York Nelson & Phillips 1872 1st Edition Hardcover G; Bound in brown, wear to edges and small pieces missing from top and bottom of spine, small tear in front gutter, binding tight and text clean; all the wear to this book is on the outside edges, the size is such that it was probably meant to carried in your pocket  
Interesting little book, includes brief church history, then arranged in 6 major parts, Part I - Origin, Doctrines & Rules; Part II - Government of the Church; Part II - Administration of Discipline; Part IV - Educational & Benevolent Institutions; Part V - Temporal Economy, and, Part VI - The Ritual. The Appendix includes infoirmation on the various church committees, recommended reading, etc. Gives an excellent view of the church in the middle of the 19th century; 32mo; 424 pp  
Price: 18.00 USD
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16 Hodges, George The Episcopal Church, Its Faith and Order
New York MacMillan 1915 B000894GEE Complete edition Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in blue, title in gilt, slight wear to edges, name & date on false t.p.  
Part of the series "Church Principles For Lay People."; 12mo; 204. + ads pp  
Price: 6.00 USD
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17 Kellogg, S. H. A Handbook of Comparative Religion.
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1912 B000HHWVOY Later Printing Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in dark blue, title in gilt, ownership stamp on f.e.p.  
12mo; 179 pp  
Price: 5.00 USD
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Jesuits: A Multibiography , Lacouture, Jean
18 Lacouture, Jean Jesuits: A Multibiography
Washington, D. C. Counterpoint 1995 1887178058 / 9781887178051 1st English Edition Hardcover NF/VG+; DJ price-clipped  
A narrative account of 500 years of world history and wiotnessed by the lives of members of the Society of Jesus; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 550 pp  
Price: 7.50 USD
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The History of the Pittsburgh Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States Prepared in Commemoration of its Fiftieth Anniversary , Lady, David B
19 Lady, David B The History of the Pittsburgh Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States Prepared in Commemoration of its Fiftieth Anniversary
Chas. M. Henry Print. Co 1920 B000886I1O 1st Edition Hardcover VG-  
Gilt on spine is faded and rubbed; church address stamp on endpaper; Includes biographical sketches, often with portraits and individual histories of the various Classis and congregations; includes many table s and a detailed index to names. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 569 pp  
Price: 18.00 USD
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20 Langford, Norman F. Fire Upon the Earth. The Story of the Christian Church.
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1950 B0007DWLG6 Hardcover G+/NONE; Bound in tan cloth, lower corners bumped, slight wear to edges, endpapers maps.  
A popular history of the Christian Church.; 8vo; 207 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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