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Category: All Categories: Religion: General: History of Religion
17 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Batchelder, Calvin R.  
A History of the Eastern Diocese. Vol. 1.

Publisher: Claremont, NH: The Claremont Manufacturing Company, 1876..
No Edition Indicated Octavo, 9.25 inches (23.5 cm.) tall. Bound in black pebbled cloth with gold stamped lettering along the spine. 572 pages. The first of three volumes, covering the establishment of the Episcopal Church in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. A clean, bright copy, with light fading on the spine and edges and minor edge wear. There are three small holes (bookworms?) adjacent to the base of the spine. The book is otherwise remarkably fresh. While the title page promises that there would be three volumes, there were only two, the second being published in 1910. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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2.
Eliade, Mircea  
The History of Religious Ideas (Vols 1 & 3)

Publisher: University of Chicago Press Chicago, 1985.
Very Good+, Paperback Mising Vol 2; Paperbacks. Indices. Vol 1: From the Stone Age to the Eleusinian Mysteries, xviii + 489 pp. Vol 3: From Muhammad to the Age of Reforms; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

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3.
Herndon, Booton  
THE STORY OF THE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS
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Publisher: McGraw Hill New York 1960.
Eighth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. DJ flaps clipped; 267 pages

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4.
Houf, Horace  
WHAT RELIGION IS AND DOES An Introduction to the Study of its Problems andValues

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York 1945.
Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. Pen underling and notes inside. ; 413 pages

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5.
Johnson, Paul  
HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY
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Publisher: Atheneum New York 1976.
Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. Previous owner's name. DJ has been taped at edges and spine; 556 pages

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6.
Karen Armstrong  
The Great Transformation, the Beginning of Our Religious Traditions
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 2006.
Almost fine hardback, gilt lettering, almost Fine DJ. Cover with minimal spine wear, 2 small spots. Little wear on DJ. End papers and pps Fine, look unread. 8vo, 469pps with maps, notes, glossary, bibli and index. ISBN#I0: 0-576-97465-1, 13: 978-0-767-97565-2. 1st Edition

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7.
Loewe, Michael.  
Ways to Paradise: The Chinese Quest for Immortality.

Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin, 1979..
First Edition ISBN: 0041810252 Octavo in gray cloth stamped in gilt. 270 pages with drawings and a few photographic plates. The author creates "a vivid picture of religious life and thought" in China before Buddhism from recently discovered art and archaeological evidence. The book is clean, bright, sound and unworn. The jacket shows minor edge wear but it is bright and complete. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 174.83 CAD 165.56 EUR 110.13 GBP 80.65 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,562.50 

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8.
Ludwig, Theodore M.  
The Sacred Paths of the West (2nd ed.)

Publisher: Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2001,.
ISBN: 0130293555 paper bound, 2nd edition, 302pp includes glossary, references and index. Price sticker (removable) on bottom of spine. Very good. 515 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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9.
Ludwig, Theodore M.  
The Sacred Paths of the East (2nd ed.)

Publisher: Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2001,.
ISBN: 0130293571 paper bound, 2nd edition, 322pp includes glossary, references and index. Price sticker (removable) on bottom of spine. Very good. 572 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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10.
Manseau, Peter.  
Rag and Bone: A Journey Among the World's Holy Dead.

Publisher: New York: Henry Holt, 2009..
ISBN: 9780805086522 1st edition, 1st printing. 243 pp. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

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11.
Michelet, J. (Jules), 1798-1874.  
La Biblia de la Humanidad.

Publisher: Barcelona, Luis Tasso Serra [189-?]..
274 p., 18 cm. First pub. Paris, 1864. Contents include La India (El Ramayana; El arta indio; Las grandes libertades de la India; Redención de la naturaleza); Persia (Lucha entre el bien y el mal. Perdón definitivo; El alma alada; El águila y la serpiente; El Shah Nameh. La mujer fuerte); Grecia (Relación intima entre la India, Grecia y Persia; Inconstancia de los dioses jónicos; Invención de la república); Parte Segundo (Egipto; Siria. Frigia. Enervación; Baco-Sabas. Su encarnación. El tirano; El judio. El esclavo; El mundo mujer; Combate de la mujer y del estóico, de la Ley y de la Gracia; Triunfo de la mujer; Desfallecimiento del mundo. Aplastamiento de la edad media). Watered red satin stamped in silver; spine a bit faded, corners bumped, title-page foxed, some internal foxing; good. 38939.

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12.
Middleton, John, 1921- , editor.  
Gods and Rituals. Readings in Religious Beliefs and Practices.

Publisher: Austin, Texas UP [1967]. Texas Press Sourcebooks in Anthropology 6.
x, 468 p., index; 20.5 cm. Includes Von Fürer-Haimendorf, Morality & the Social Order among the Apa Tanis; Winter, Amba Religion; Hogbin, Pagan Religion in a New Guinea Village; Nadel, Two Nuba Religions; Krader, Buryat Religion & Society; Evans-Pritchard, Some Features of Nuer Religion; Elkin, The Nature of Australian Totemism; Harner, Jivaro Souls; Norbeck, African Rituals of Conflict; Faron, Death & Fertility Rites of the Mapuche (Araucanian) Indians of Central Chile; Beattie, The Ghost Cult in Bunyoro; Yalman, The Ascetic Buddhist Monks of Ceylon; Worsley, Millenarian Movements in Melanesia; Skinner, Christianity & Islam among the Mossi; Bibliography, pp. 437-450. Paper; blindstamps; VG. Another copy, N.Y., American Museum of Natural History, 1967, Q6, paper, minor wear; VG. Stock#22681x.

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13.
Potter, Charles Francis  
The Story of Religion, As told in the Lives of its Leaders
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Publisher: Star Books, Garden City Publishing Co., NY, 1929.
VG+ cloth hardback, faded gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover has edge wear, bumped corners, some scuffs. Tight binding. End papers and pp are VG+, lightly tanned. 8vo 627 pp with illustrations, biblio, index.

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14.
Silk, Mark.  
Spiritual Politics. Religion and America since World War II.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster [c1988].
206 p.; 24 cm. "In this revealing account of spirituality and society, Mark Silk examines the idea of the Judeo-Christian tradition and explores the intriguing connections between religion and politics in the major episodes of our time: the Cold War, the civil rights and antiwar movements, the alliance between fundamentalism and conservative populism during the Reagan years. ...Americans have pursued a national religion while operating as spiritual individualists." Dj; as new. stock#20918.

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15.
Smith, Timothy L.  
Revivalism and Social Reform in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America

Publisher: New York & Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1957..
First Edition. 23½ X 16 cm. Near Fine/VG. Brown cloth, foil-on-black titles on spine, 253 pp, footnotes, bibliography, index. Slight wear to spine ends. DJ has a 4 cm tear with creasing, a few small (under 1 cm) tears & chips, corners of flaps trimmed, original bookseller's sticker on front panel; in Brodart archival cover. This is an expansion of the Brewer Prize Essay for 1955. From the DJ: "The evangelists of this period played a vital role in preparing the way for the attack on slavery, poverty, and greed. It was the quest for perfection, together with moving compassion for poor and needy sinners and a rebirth of millenial expectations, that joined to make popular Protestantism a mighty social force long before the conflict over slavery burst into flame. Otherworldly attitudes contributed to temporal causes in such proportion that the religious historian examining this new evidence will conclude, as does Dr. Smith, that revivalism and holiness in the mid-19th century plowed the ground from which the social gospel was to grow." Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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16.
Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903  
La Religión. Su Pasado y su Porvenir. Traducción de E. López Codina

Publisher: Prometeo, Valendia [193-?]. Biblioteca Filosófica y Social.
225, [1] p.; 19 cm. Includes: La idea religiosa; Hechiceros y sacerdotes; Deberes sacerdotales de los descendientes; Desenvolvimiento del sacerdocio; Jerarquías eclesiásticas; Creación de un lazo social por un sistema eclesiástico; Funciones militares de los sacerdotes; La Iglesia y el Estado; Disidencia religiosa; Pasado y porvenir de las instituciones eclesiásticas. Bound in red boards, spine stamped in gold; minor wear; good+. Stock#38856.

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17.
Woods, William.  
A History of the Devil.

Publisher: New York: Putnam, 1973..
ISBN: 9780399113277 1st American edition, 1st printing. 251 pp. Bibliography, index. Near Fine book (no markings; pages toning lightly) / Very Good dust jacket (price not clipped; 2" tear to top of front dj panel at spine-fold, darkening to dj spine and exposed edges of flaps). A clean, solid copy. Hardcover

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