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Category: All Categories: Religion: General: Comparative Religion
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1.
Armstrong, Karen  
A History of God: The 4000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993..
7th ptg. 24½ X 16½ cm. Fine/Fine. White boards, white cloth spine, foil decoration on front board & titles on spine, xxiii, 460, [3] pp, 9 maps, notes, bibliography, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 12 oz.)

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2.
Ballou, Hosea.  
A COLLECTION OF PSALMS AND HYMNS FOR THE USE OF UNIVERSALIST SOCIETIES AND FAMILIES.

Publisher: Benjamin B. Mussey, Boston: 1844.
Hardcover. Very Good. 24mo, full brown calf, single gilt rule, 494 pages. Very nice, covers lightly edgeworn, head of spine a little pulled, some light foxing, small price sticker on front pastedown endpaper, former owner's name but still a very good copy, clean & sturdy.

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3.
Bataille, Georges, 1897-1962  
Théorie de la Religion. Texte établi et présenté par Thadée Klossowski

Publisher: Gallimard [4 fevrier 1974]. Coll. Idées 306.
159 p. First published 1973. Includes: L'animalité; L'humanité et l'élaboration du monde profane; Le sacrifice, la fête et les principes du monde sacré; L'ordre militaire; Le dualisme et la morale; La médiation; L'essor industriel. Paper; pages darkened; good+. Stock#22054.

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4.
Bazin, Germain, 1901-1990, Albert Béguin, P. Bruno de Jésus-Marie et alia  
Satana [Satan, Italian]

Publisher: Soc. Ed. Vita e Pensiero, 1954.
454 p., plates. A translation of Satan 'dalla collezione degli 'Études carmélitaines'' by Carlo Cumano & Giovanni Barra. Stock#31461. Vg, some pencil underlining /paper; dj torn.

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5.
Brightman, Edgar Sheffield, 1884-1953  
A Philosophy of Religion, by Edgar Sheffield Brightman ..

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1940.
xvii, 539 p. index, 21 cm. "Historical bibliography": p. 490-494; "General bibliography": p. 495-522. "Edgar Sheffield Brightman (1884 – 1953) was a philosopher and Christian theologian in the Methodist tradition, associated with Boston University and liberal theology, and promulgated the philosophy known as Boston personalism." From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 44,366. Vg / no dj.

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6.
Christ, Carol P.  
Laughter of Aphrodite: Reflections on a Journey to the Goddess

Publisher: San Francisco et al.: Harper & Row, 1987..
First Edition. 21½ X 15 cm. Fine/Fine. Quarter dark blue cloth, blue paper-covered boards, xviii, 238 pp, 14 b & w photos, notes, bibliography, index; p. 134 is on a cancel leaf. Some notecards with quotes are laid in. DJ in Brodart archival cover. This is a collection of essays on religion from a feminist perspective; most are reprinted from magazines with some revisions. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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7.
Colacci, Mario  
The Doctrinal Conflict between Roman Catholic and Protestant Christianity

Publisher: Minneapolis: T. S. Denison & Company, Inc, 1965..
3rd Ed. Inscribed by author on recto of ffep. 22 X 14 cm. Fine/VG. Dark brown cloth embossed to resemble leather, gilt titles on spine & device on front board, 313 pp, footnotes, bibliography, index. Author's inscription dated in December, 1966; two flyers advertising the book are laid in. DJ rubbed, a couple of tiny chips to bottom edge; in Brodart archival cover. From the DJ: "In nine compact chapters the author deals with the Roman Catholic and the Protestant teachings on basic doctrinal questions such as the authority and interpretation of the Holy Writ, the nature of the Church of the New Covenant, the essential character of the New Testament priesthood, the divine forgiveness of man's sins, the nature and number of the New Testament sacraments, the relation between faith and good works, the role of the Virgin Mary in the redeeming work of Christ and, finally, the relation between church and state." Dr. Colacci provides an interesting point of view on these topics, having been a Roman Catholic priest and scholar before becoming a Lutheran. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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8.
Davis, Robert Con  
The Paternal Romance, Reading God-the-Father in Early Western Culture
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Publisher: University of Illinois Press, Urbana, IL, 1993.
Fine paperback. Decorative cover with minimal shelf wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. 8vo, 190 pp with citations and index. ISBN# 0252062655

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9.
Dubuisson, Daniel; Sayers, William (translator).  
THE WESTERN CONSTRUCTION OF RELIGION: MYTHS, KNOWLEDGE, AND IDEOLOGY.

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
Paperback. Very Good+. 9780801887567 Green wraps, 244 pages. Book is in excellent condiiton: clean, bright and tightly bound, with light edgewear and surface rubbing.

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10.
Ducasse, C. J. (Curt John), 1881-1969  
A Critical Examination of the Belief in a Life After Death / by C. J. Ducasse

Publisher: Springfield, Ill., Thomas [1961].
xvii, 318 p., index, 24 cm. American lecture series, publication no. 423. Ducasse thought that the idea of reincarnation made sense, stating that, given the genius and the boob, the beautiful and the ugly, it would be a manifestation of justice in the universe. From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas, Ducasse's colleague in the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 102,356. Good+ there is a coffee stain on the lower edge of the preliminary leaves./ no dj.

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11.
Edwards, James C.  
THE PLAIN SENSE OF THINGS: THE FATE OF RELIGION IN AN AGE OF NORMAL NIHILISM.

Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, Pa.: 1997.
Paperback. Near Fine. 0271016787 Blue wraps, 247 pages. This book is in excellent shape, clean & bright, with sharp corners and a tight binding. As new.

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12.
Everitt, Nicholas.  
THE NON-EXISTENCE OF GOD.

Publisher: Routledge, 2003.
Paperback. Near Fine. 0415301068 Brown wraps, 326 pages. Book is in excellent condition: clean, bright and tightly bound. Actual pub date 2005. Actual pub date 2005.

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13.
Fedele, Anna & Ruy Llera Blanes (editors).  
ENCOUNTERS OF BODY AND SOUL IN CONTEMPORARY RELIGIOUS PRACTICES: ANTHROPOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS (EASA).

Publisher: Berghahn, 2011.
Hardcover. Near Fine. 9780857452078 Green paper-covered boards, 212 pages. This book is in excellent shape; number in ink on front free endpaper, but otherwise clean & bright internally with a strong binding.

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14.
Ferm, Vergilius  
Encylopedia of Religion, An

Publisher: Philosophical Library; N. Y. : 1945.
Very Good Hardcover 844 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Red cloth, black lettering, brief bios of contributors, over 10, 000 entries from Aaronites to Zygomalas, with concise definitions. ; Edited by professor Vergilius Ferm, College of Wooster, Ohio. Contributions from over 150 scholars and experts. Later reprinted as isbn 0890097461.; Cloth lightly worn at extremities. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. Binding tight.

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15.
Frazer, James George, Sir, 1854-1941  
The Illustrated Golden Bough A Study in Magic and Religion

Publisher: N.Y., Simon & Schuster, 1996.
224 p., illus. (some color), 28 cm. Abridged from 12 vols by Robert R. G. Temple. When James Frazer began studying the legend of the hunted priest in the sacred grove at Nemi in 1889, he entered a path that 46 years and 12 volumes later, resulted in a massive and subtle anthropological study of early religions. Stock# 34,681. Fine/ dj fine.

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16.
Godwin, Malcolm.  
Angels : An Endangered Species / by Malcolm Godwin.

Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, c1990..
255 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. "Angels, those awe-inspiring, luminous beings who hover somewhere between God and man in their flight through the spirit, imagination and, possibly, the sky." Stock# 41,129x. Vg/ dj vg.

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17.
Goodrick-Clarke, Nicholas.  
THE WESTERN ESOTERIC TRADITIONS: A HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION.

Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
Hardcover. Very Good+, Dust Jacket Very Good+. 9780195320992 Black paper-covered boards, 286 pages. This book is in very good shape; small mark on textblock edges, but otherwise clean & bright internally with a strong binding. Dust Jacket is lightly rubbed with a closed 1 inch tear at back cover, now protected in a mylar cover.

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18.
Graf, Arturo, 1848-1913  
The Story Of The Devil Translated From The Italian By Edward Noble Stone With Notes By The Translator

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan, 1931.
xiv, 296 p. "Civilization has conquered Hell and has, forever, redeemed us from the Devil" Satan, Lucifer as the personification of evil, is a legend, not history according to Graf. Stock #27036. Vg/no dj. I just noticed a handful of markings along the side (perhaps six). Religion

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19.
Green, Ronald M.  
RELIGION AND MORAL REASON: A NEW METHOD FOR COMPARATIVE STUDY.

Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press, New York: 1988.
Paperback. Very Good+. 9780195043419 Blue wraps, 266 pages, index. This book is in very good condition overall; corners lightly bumped, but otherwise clean & bright internally with a strong binding.

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20.
Gunn, Giles (editor).  
NEW WORLD METAPHYSICS: READINGS ON THE RELIGIOUS MEANING OF THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.

Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford: 1981.
Hardcover. Very Good, Dust Jacket Very Good. 0195028732 Blue cloth, 464 pages. This book is in very good shape overall; top spine end and board corners lightly bumped, board corners lightly worn, textblock edges lightly foxed, but otherwise clean & bright internally with a strong binding. Dust jacket spine ends and corners lightly bumped and worn with two small tears to top front edge, rear is lightly soiled, now protected in a mylar cover. Signed presentation by editor on front free endpaper. Signed presentation by editor on front free endpaper.

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21.
Harvey, Sarah; Newcombe, Suzanne (editors).  
PROPHECY IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM: WHEN PROPHECIES PERSIST. Ashgate Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

Publisher: Ashgate Pub Co., 2013.
Paperback. Near Fine. 9781409449966 Photo-illustrated wraps, 295 pages. Book is in excellent condition: clean, bright and tightly bound, with a 7-digit number penned on the title page.

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22.
Head, Joseph, and S. L. Cranston  
Reincarnation : A Living Study of Reincarnation in all Ages, Including Selections from the World's Religions, Philosophies and Science, and Great Thinkers of the Past and Present

Publisher: Causeway Books; N. Y. : 1967.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0883560127 461 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, brown endpapers, top edge orange, [xvi] + 461 pages, index, bibliography, copious footnotes. Anthology of world writings on reincarnation, rebirth, karma, etc, from ancient times to the 20th century. ; Complete subtitle: A Living Study of Reincarnation in All Ages, Including Selections from the World's Religions, Philosophies and Science, and Great Thinkers of the Past and Present.' ; Only minor wear to extremities. No jacket. No other defects.

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23.
Holbach, Paul Henri Thiry, baron d', 1723-1789. Quevedo, Juan, translator.  
Moisés, Jesús y Mahoma. Traducción de Juan Quevedo.

Publisher: F. Sempere, Valencia [191-?]. series Arte y Libertad.
251, [2] p., 18.5 cm. From a Spanish leftist library consisting mostly of translated works forbidden for political reasons. Bound in red boards, spine stamped in gold; minor wear; VG. 39963.

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24.
Horbury, William.  
Jews and Christians in Contact and Controversy.

Publisher: Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 2005..
ISBN: 0567085902 1st edition, 1st printing. 342 pp. Bibliography, index. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket. A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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25.
Ivey, Paul Eli.  
RADIANCE FROM HALCYON: A UTOPIAN EXPERIMENT IN RELIGION AND SCIENCE.

Publisher: Univ. of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis: 2013.
Paperback. Near Fine. 0816680515 Brown photo-illustrated wraps, 312 pages. This book is in excellent shape, clean and sharp all around.

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26.
James, Walter (ed)  
Temples and Faiths
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Publisher: Skeffington & Son Limited, 1958 London.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Good to Very Good. Hardcover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall "Some would say that a Greek temple set on a hill was the finest sight in the world, while others might make claims for St. Peter's, its dome caught in a sunset seen from Tivoli, or the towers of Vezelay against the sky-line, glimpsed from far off in the great plain that abbey dominates. The award could be made many times over, but it is doubtful whether it would fall often to a secular building. Men have lavished wealth and care on palaces, fortifications and parliaments, but the edifices of pleasure, war and government, although the urgings of personal or public dignity are strong, seem generally to have stirred architectural genius less than buildings dedicated to relgiion.The greatest work has sprung form imaginations set to the service of God, conceived in various forms, yet in each awaking the religious emotions of love, awe, fear and worship. The study of a religion through its texts and liturgies is a task for scholars. The ordinary man, with less time and knowledge, may not find himself so far from the heart of the matter if he has to confine himself to its buildings.' The very original idea behind the ten essays in this book is to consider religions in the light of the architecture that expressed them. The religious buildings discussed, and illustrated in the photographs that are a striking feature of the book range from a Hindu temple to a Welsh bethel, from an Islamic mosque to a medieval cathedral. Each essay is by an acknowledged authority. In Temples and Faiths, text and illustrations complement each other to form a completely harmonious whole. This is a beautiful and stimulating book which brings out very clearly that the great religions are not islands unto themselves." 50 pages + photographs. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Dust jacket is in GOOD or better; protective plastic wrapper.

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27.
Johnson, Paul Christopher (editor).  
SPIRITED THINGS: THE WORK OF POSSESSION IN AFRO-ATLANTIC RELIGIONS.

Publisher: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2014.
Paperback. Near Fine. 9780226122762 Black wraps, 344 pages. This book is in excellent shape; number in ink on title page, but otherwise clean & bright internally with a strong binding.

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28.
Johnson, Paul Christopher (editor).  
SPIRITED THINGS: THE WORK OF POSSESSION IN AFRO-ATLANTIC RELIGIONS.

Publisher: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2014.
Paperback. Near Fine. 9780226122762 Black wraps, 344 pages. This book is in excellent shape; some very light wear at wrap conrers, number in ink on title page, but otherwise clean & bright internally with a strong binding.

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29.
Jordan, Michael  
Encyclopedia of Gods : Over 2500 Deities of the World

Publisher: Kyle Cathie; London: 2002.
Very Good Second Edition Softcover ISBN: 185626453X 320 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Softcover, black and green covers, [x] + 309 pages, main text in 2 columns, bibliography, index, chronology of 16 major civilizations, 2500 deities listed and described. ; Copyright 1992. This is 2nd edition, 2002. Compiled by world renowned expert on the anthropology of religions. ; Several pages have checkmarks in margins. Small crease to upper tip. No other defects.

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30.
Kermani, S. Zohreh.  
PAGAN FAMILY VALUES: CHILDHOOD AND THE RELIGIOUS IMAGINATION IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN PAGANISM. New and Alternative Religions

Publisher: NYU Press , 2013.
Paperback. Near Fine, Dust Jacket. 9781479894604 Illustrated wraps, 233 pages. Book is in excellent condition: clean, bright and tightly bound, with a number penned on the title page.

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31.
Koenig, John  
Jews and Christians in Dialogue : New Testament Foundations

Publisher: Westminster Press; Philadelphia: 1979.
Very Good+ First Edition Softcover ISBN: 0664242804 185 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Stiff red covers, index, bibliography, endnotes; 'Asserts that early Christian church did not see itself as apart from its Jewish background and that New Testament is more pro-Jewish than generally supposed'. ; This book is being offered by Alan's Used Books (gwenfoss d o t c o m) on behalf of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, all proceeds to same. ; Margin ballpoint note on one page, otherwise only light wear, binding tight.

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32.
Laguerre, Michel S.  
NETWORK GOVERNANCE OF GLOBAL RELIGIONS: JERUSALEM, ROME, AND MECCA.

Publisher: Routledge, 2011.
Hardcover. Near Fine. 9780415888790 Blue paper-covered boards, 181 pages. This book is in excellent shape; number in ink on front free endpaper, but otherwise clean and sharp all around.

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33.
Levinson, Tom  
All That's Holy: A Young Guy, an Old Car, and the Search for God in America

Publisher: San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), 2003..
First Edition. 23½ X 16 cm. Near Fine/Fine. Red boards, foil titles on spine & device on front board, x, 309 pp. Title & half-title pages lightly creased, else fine. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Levinson drove across America in his 1994 Nissan Altima speaking with Buddhists, Muslims, pagans, and all varieties of Christians about their beliefs, resulting in this combination road trip narrative and "oral history of faith in America." Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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34.
Lindholm, Charles (editor).  
THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGIOUS CHARISMA: ECSTASIES AND INSTITUTIONS.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Hardcover. Near Fine. 9781137377623 Orange paper-covered boards, 248 pages. Book is in excellent condition: clean, bright and tightly bound, with a number penned on front endpaper.

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35.
Manwell, Reginald D., and Fahs, Sophia Lyon  
Church Across the Street, the : An Introduction to the Ways and Beliefs of Fifteen Different Faiths, Revised Edition, 1962

Publisher: Beacon Press; Boston: 1962.
Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Revised Edition; Fourth Printing Hardcover 318 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Full green cloth, index, bibliography, several b/w illustrations with captions. ; Well written concise introduction to various Christian denominations and Judaism in US. Isbn 0807019860. Copyright 1947. This is revised edition, 1962, 4th printing, 1971. Topics: Lutherans. Presbyterians. Unitarians. Roman Catholic and Orthodox Eastern. Episcopalians. Congregationalists. Baptists. Quakers. Methodists. Universalists. Mormons. Christian Scientists. Judaism. Includes new chapters on Disciples of Christ and United Church of Canada. ; This book is being offered by Alan's Used Books (gwenfoss d o t c o m) on behalf of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, all proceeds to same. ; 5 pgs between pg 55-63 and also pg 222 have minor pen marks. Otherwise only light wear. Jacket rubbed, small chip missing from lower rear panel, not affecting any text.

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36.
McGinn, Bernard, 1937-  
Antichrist : Two Thousand Years of the Human Fascination with Evil / Bernard McGinn.

Publisher: San Francisco, CA : HarperSanFrancisco, c1994..
xiii, 369 p. : illus., index, 24 cm. "The apocalyptic worldview has no room for moral ambiguity , for shades of gray. By viewing opponents as adherence of abslolute evil, apocalypism allows for total opposition, a thirst for complete defeat of and dire vengence on the wicked. Stock# 41,128. Vg/ dj vg.

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37.
McLuhan, T. C.  
The Way of the Earth. Encounters with Nature in Ancient and Contemporary Thought

Publisher: Simon & Schuster [1994]..
570 p., index, illus. incl. color plates; dj a little scuffed; VG+. Contents include Aboriginal Australia (The Dreaming; Sacred Sites; Aboriginality); Japan (The Ainu; The Heart of Nature in Japanese Thought; The Law of Oneness; Gardens of the Human Spirit; The Landscape of the Sea); Greece (Mountain Worlds of Greece; Shades of Light); Africa (The Power of Green; Mountains of Magic; The Sacred Force); South America: The Kogi; Native North America (Encounters with the Sacred; Voices of Creation; The Prayer of Ceremony). Stock# 27191. Philosophy of nature; comparative religion.

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38.
Palmer, M. Dale  
True Esoteric Traditions : A Search for the Source of Western Cultural Values
 Picture
Publisher: Noetics Institute; Plainfield, Ind: 1994.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0964263300 347 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Purple cloth, gold lettering, index, bibliography, 51 b/w photos and diagrams. ; Traces ideas and doctrines from ancient Egypt through Freemasons and Roman Church to Rosicrucian Enlightenment of 20th century. ; Color flaking from small area of front board. No other flaws. Appears unread.

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39.
Pelikan, Jaroslav, editor.  
The World Treasury of Modern Religious Thought.

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown, 1990.
xvii, 635 p. Divided into eight sections; ranges from Dostoyevsky, Nietzsche, Camus to Gandhi and Martin Luther King. Vg/vg. Stock#22115.

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40.
Polish religion.  
Studia Religiologica Fasciculus. Zeszyt 5

Publisher: Warsaw, Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego, 1980.
168 p. Ten articles in Polish with English summaries. Includes: Athena's Cult in Homeric Troy, Astrological Interpretation of Religion by Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576). Stock#26401. Vg/journal.

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41.
Polkinghorne, John.  
THEOLOGY IN THE CONTEXT OF SCIENCE.

Publisher: Yale Univ. Press, New Haven: 2009.
Paperback. Near Fine. Multicolored wraps, 166 pages. This book is in excellent shape, clean & bright, with sharp corners and a tight binding.

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42.
Religion Poland.  
Studia Religiologica Fasciculus. Zeszyt 1.

Publisher: Warszawa, Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego, 1977.
118 p. Eight articles in Polish with English summaries. Includes articles on Maritain, Tielhard de Chardin, and on Islam in the Constitution of the Republic of Egypt. Stock#26400. Vg/journal.

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43.
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  
BOOK OF DOCTRINE AND COVENANTS.

Publisher: Board of Publication, LDS, 1927.
Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo, brown cloth-covered boards, 301 plus index and concordance. Book is in great shape, with light edge and corner wear and surface scuffs, some fading on the spine, and foxing on end papers and some page edges; owner's name pencilled on front end paper; next front end paper is torn at the top; otherwise, binding is solid, and pages are clean.

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44.
Saunders, Kenneth  
The Gospel for Asia: A Study of Three Religious Masterpieces--Gita, Lotus, and Fourth Gospel

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928..
First Edition. 23½ X 15½ cm. Near Fine/VG. Blue cloth, titles on paper label on spine, blind fillet on front board, xix, 245 pp, notes, index. Bookplate on ffep, else fine. DJ has small chips & tears mostly to top edge, corners of front flap clipped (apparently to remove priced in currencies other than US dollars), spine browned; in Brodart protective cover. Reverse side of DJ contains a list of other Macmillan titles on religion. Comparative analysis of Bhuddist, Hindu, & Christian texts. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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45.
Soper, Edmund Davison.  
The Religions of Mankind. Third Edition, Revised.

Publisher: N.Y., Abington, 1951.
253 p. "This work has done service widely as a text in colleges and seminaries." No dj; good. Stock#22342.

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46.
Steer, Harriet.  
THROUGH GRACE TO GLORY: MEMORY SKETCHES FROM THE LIFE OF HARRIET STEER.

Publisher: Edward A. Jenks, Concord, NH: 1887.
Hardcover. Good+. 1st edition, green cloth, 221 pages. Binding lightly sunned & soiled, spine ends worn & lettering rubbed, endpapers lightly foxed, text lightly tanned, first few pages (including title page) detached.

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47.
Stewart, Ora Pate.  
I TALK ABOUT MY CHILDREN.

Publisher: The Naylor Co., San Antonio : 1952.
Hardcover. Very Good, DJ spine sunned, soiled, small chips & tears. 2nd printing, blue paper-covered boards, 115pp. Lightly cocked, extremities worn, bottom corners bumped, endpapers lightly soiled, o/w Signed. Signed.

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48.
Sullivan, Lawrence E. (editor).  
DEATH, AFTERLIFE, AND THE SOUL (RELIGION, HISTORY, AND CULTURE).

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1989.
Paperback. Very Good+. 0028974034 Blue & brown wraps, 282 pages. This book is in very good shape overall; light wrinkles at spine ends, but otherwise clean & bright.

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49.
Sullivan, Lawrence Eugene, 1949-  
Icanchu's Drum: An Orientation to Meaning in South American Religions
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Publisher: NY, Macmillan / London, Collier Macmillan, ©1988.
xi, 1003 p., color map; 24 cm. "Religious thought and practice of South American indigenous people are rich and varied, but contain common elements that adhere to one another in recognizable configurations." Bibliography: p. 887-929. Stock#46024. Vg/ dj vg.

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50.
Taylor, Patrick & Frederick I. Case (editors).  
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CARIBBEAN RELIGIONS: 2 VOLUMES: VOLUME 1: A-L + VOLUME 2: M-Z.

Publisher: Univ. of Illinois Press, 2013.
Hardcover. Near Fine. 9780252037238 Blue cloth, 1144 pages. This set is in excellent shape; bottom edge of boards at both volumes very lightly bumped, volume 2 has very faint soil at rear cloth, but otherwise clean & bright internally with strong bindings. Due to size, shipping will cost more for this item. Due to size, shipping will cost more for this item.

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51.
Thrupp, Sylvia L. (editor).  
MILLENNIAL DREAMS IN ACTION; STUDIES IN REVOLUTIONARY RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS.

Publisher: Schocken Books, New York: 1970.
Paperback. Very Good. 1st paperback edition, blue wraps, 229 pages. Faded spine, name.

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52.
Toropov, Brandon & Father Luke Buckles  
The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Religions second edition

Publisher: Indianapolis: Alpha Books, 2002 1st ed..
289pp. paperback tall 8vo: Fine.

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53.
van Twist, Amanda van Eck Duymaer (editor).  
MINORITY RELIGIONS AND FRAUD: IN GOOD FAITH. Ashgate Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

Publisher: Ashgate Pub Co., 2014.
Hardcover. Near Fine, Dust Jacket Near Fine. 9781472409119 Black cloth-covered boards, 233 pages. Book is in excellent condition: clean, bright and tightly bound with a number penned on a front end paper. Jacket is also clean and bright; protected in a mylar cover.

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54.
Vries, Jan de  
Perspectives In The History Of Religions Translated with an Introduction by Kees W. Bolle

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, 1977.
xxiii, 231 p. 'Presents a concise survey of attitudes toward religion that thinkers, scholars, and poets have fostered since antiquity. Places special emphasis upon recent hypotheses by psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists and historians of religion.' Stock #26264. Vg/paperback Religion

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55.
Watts, Alan W.  
Beat Zen, Square Zen, and Zen.

Publisher: San Francisco: City Lights, 1959..
1st issue stapled paperback. 75 cents of back cover. 25+ pp. Cover soiled, a few pencil markings inside. Good. Soft Cover. ISBN: Zen, beat zen

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56.
Weber, Max, with Hans H. Gerth and Don Martindale  
Religions of the East, Complete in 3 Volumes : (Box Set, Boxed Set) Religion of China, Ancient Judaism, Religion of India

Publisher: Free Press; Glencoe, Ill: 1959.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Vol-1, The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism, copyright 1951, 2nd printing, 1959, blue cloth, 308 pgs. Vol-2, Ancient Judaism, copyright 1952, 1st printing, red cloth, 484 pgs. Vol-3, The Religion of India: The Sociology of Hinduism and Buddhism, copyright 1958, 2nd printing, 1960, green cloth, 392 pgs. Translated by Hans H. Gerth and Don Martindale. Endnotes and index in each vol, 2 vols also have glossary. ; Superb collection of volumes, concise and accurate. ; This set is being offered by Alan's Used Books (gwenfoss d o t c o m) on behalf of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, all proceeds to same. ; Library pocket on rear endpaper each vol. Church library name stamped on here and there, on title pages, tops and bottoms. Otherwise only very minor wear. Slipcase quite worn, paste-ons chipped, seams partly split, but holding together pretty well. Scarce.

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57.
Wright, William Kelley  
A Student's Philosophy of Religion. Revised edition.

Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1949.
xvi, 566 p., index, 20.5 cm. "The purpose of this book is to furnish college undergraduates and general readers with the necessary data--facts and arguments--on which they will be able to work out their own philosophy of religion. The book is an outgrowth of lecture courses given at Cornell University from 1913 to 1916." From the library of Prof Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 102,357. Good + / no dj.

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58.
Znamenski, Andrei A.  
THE BEAUTY OF THE PRIMITIVE: SHAMANISM AND WESTERN IMAGINATION.

Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press, 2007.
Hardcover. Very Good+, Dust Jacket Very Good+. 9780195172317 Black paper-covered boards, 434 pages. This book is in very good shape; some very light soil on textblock edges, but otherwise clean & bright internally with a strong binding. Dust Jacket is lightly rubbed with a few light scratches, now protected in a mylar cover.

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