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101 BEYER, FATHER JEAN; COOKE, TERENCE CARDINAL. Synopsis Of The Principal Allocutions Of John-paul II To Religious 1978-1980.
Little Sisters Of The Poor, Chicago: 1978. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A series of talks given by Pope John-Paul II at religious institutes in the early years of his papacy, from the time of his election as Pope until 1980. 
Price: 22.80 USD
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102 BIGLER, DAVID L. The Forgotten Kingdom: The Mormon Theocracy In The American West, 1847-1896.
The Arthur C. Clark Company, Norman: 2005. Volume 2 in Kingdom in the West Series: The Mormons and the American Frontier. h Hardcover, no dustjacket (as issued). Brand new book. 
Mormonism's formative years in the West have never been evaluated with the clarity and objectivity David L. Bigler brings to the story of our nation's most unique territory and its proud and peculiar people. Forgotten Kingdom combines an insightful understanding of the theology of early Mormonism with a lifetime of research into federal and LDS church sources to forge a creative reinterpretation of this fascinating and contentious history. Early settlement, Indian affairs, the Reformation, handcart migration, and much more are discussed in the early chapters. Forgotten Kingdom objectively evaluates some of the most troublesome puzzles in Mormonism's history and presents some intriguing solutions to many of its mysteries. The bitter political battle between the federal government and the Mormon church is told with special emphasis on the forgotten men and women who lived with its consequences. Meeting the standards of the most demanding scholarship, Forgotten Kingdom tells a story so odd and interesting that it both challenges and entertains. Bigler's gentle wit seldom misses the high irony of a story that has entertained Western observers since Samuel Clemens. A fascinating cast of little-known Latter-day Saints, including Hannah Tapfield King, Joseph Morris, Jeter Clinton, Sylvanus Collett, George Reynolds, Lydia Spencer Clawson, and George Hill, shows both the diversity of opinion within the faith and the devotion of its people to their institutions. The Utah War of 1857 was a pivotal episode in Utah's history. This event and those which led up to it are often given scant treatment in previous histories of the period. The reader will find the author's meticulous research and clear prose enlightening on this topic and others. California, Nevada, Arizona, Wyoming, Idaho, and other western lands were impacted by the Mormon theocracy's battle for independence. Nevada became a separate entity because its early settlers rejected theocratic rule and Congress determined to cut Mormon domains back to governable size. This history is not limited to Utah, but reflects a broad view of the history of the Far West. Patrick E. Connor, Daniel S. Tuttle, Duncan J. McMillan, Charles S. Zane, Robert N. Baskin, Caleb W. West, Clarence E. Allen, and many others are among the forgotten leaders whose role in the Americanization of Mormonism is often overlooked in the traditional histories. Their stories are told in this volume. Independent historian David L. Bigler is a Utah native, a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, and a University of Utah graduate in journalism. He received an honorary doctor of letters degree from Southern Utah State College at Cedar City, now Southern Utah University. He retired as director of public affairs for U.S. Steel in 1986 to devote full time to Mormon and western history. He is a fellow and an honorary life member, Utah State Historical Society; a former director, Utah State Board of History and Friends of University of Utah Libraries; and past president, Oregon-California Trails Association. His books and articles have won awards from the Utah State Historical Society, Westerners International and The Mormon History Association. His books include The Gold Discovery Journal of Azariah Smith, University of Utah Press, 1990; Forgotten Kingdom: The Mormon Theocracy in the American West, 1847-1896, Arthur H. Clark, 1998; Army of Israel: Mormon Battalion Narratives, with Will Bagley, Arthur H. Clark, 2000; A Winter with the Mormons: The 1852 Letters of Jotham Goodell, Marriott Library, University of Utah, 2001; Fort Limhi: The Mormon Adventure in Oregon Territory, 1855-1857, Arthur H. Clark, 2003; and, with Will Bagley, Innocent Blood: Essential Narratives of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Arthur H. Clark, 2008. He and his wife, Evah, reside in Roseville, California. Loading Google Preview 
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103 BILGRAMI, AKEEL. Secularism, Identity, And Enchantment.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2014. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Bringing clarity to a subject clouded by polemic, Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment is a rigorous exploration of how secularism and identity emerged as concepts in different parts of the modern world. At a time when secularist and religious worldviews appear irreconcilable, Akeel Bilgrami strikes out on a path distinctly his own, criticizing secularist proponents and detractors, liberal universalists and multicultural relativists alike. Those who ground secularism in arguments that aspire to universal reach, Bilgrami argues, fundamentally misunderstand the nature of politics. To those, by contrast, who regard secularism as a mere outgrowth of colonial domination, he offers the possibility of a more conceptually vernacular ground for political secularism. Focusing on the response to Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses, Bilgrami asks why Islamic identity has so often been a mobilizing force against liberalism, and he answers the question with diagnostic sympathy, providing a philosophical framework within which the Islamic tradition might overcome the resentments prompted by its colonized past and present. Turning to Gandhi's political and religious thought, Bilgrami ponders whether the increasing appeal of religion in many parts of the world reflects a growing disillusionment not with science but with an outlook of detachment around the rise of modern science and capitalism. He elaborates a notion of enchantment along metaphysical, ethical, and political lines with a view to finding in secular modernity a locus of meaning and value, while addressing squarely the anxiety that all such notions hark back nostalgically to a time that has past. Akeel Bilgrami is Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. "Bilgrami shows us how the world might be otherwise. His is the roving and unconfined habitus appropriate to a visionary. One of the central aims of his wide-ranging and ambitious book is to establish intellectual affinities between Karl Marx and M. K. Gandhi."—Jonathan Benthall, The Times Literary Supplement "Occasionally, albeit, much too occasionally, philosophers illuminate the great challenges of the age, conceptually and critically, opening up genuinely new pathways for thinking about and responding to these challenges. In his latest book Akeel Bilgrami does this superbly, brilliantly, and very carefully… [A] magnificent book."—Nikolas Kompridis, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews "It is a rewarding experience to read these thoughtful and penetrating essays, with their wide-ranging, provocative, and challenging ideas and insights, deeply informed and carefully reasoned, and reaching to issues of fundamental concern in the contemporary world."—Noam Chomsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Price: 42.75 USD
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104 BIRMINGHAM, WILLIAM; CUNNEEN, JOSEPH (EDITORS). Cross Currents Of Psychiatry And Catholic Morality.
Pantheon Books, New York: 1964. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. The dustjacket is torn and the bookflap is stretched. 

Price: 5.94 USD
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105 BLACKER, IRWIN R. AND ETHEL H. (EDITORS) The Book Of Books: Old Testament, A Treasury Of Great Bible Fiction.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York: 1965. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is torn in the back. 

Price: 13.06 USD
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106 BLACKER, IRWIN R. AND ETHEL H.(EDITORS) The Book Of Books: Old Testament, A Treasury Of Great Bible Fiction.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York: 1965. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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107 BLOOM, HAROLD. The Book Of J
Vintage Books, New York: 1991. 0679736247 / 9780679736240 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 6.41 USD
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108 BODSON, GERARD. Cracking The Apocalyptic Code: The Shocking Secrets Of The Book Of Revelation Revealed.
Element, Shaftesbury: 1999. 1862047308 / 9781862047303 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 14.96 USD
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109 BOKSER, RABBI BEN ZION The Wisdom Of The Talmud: A Thousand Years Of Jewish Thought.
Philosophical Library, New York: 1951. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 117.80 USD
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110 BOLING, ROBERT G. Judges: Introduction, Translation, And Commentary, Volume 6a.
Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City: 1975. 038501029X / 9780385010290 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 

Price: 19.48 USD
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111 BONHOEFFER, DIETRICH; BETHGE, EBERHARD (EDITOR). Letters And Papers From Prison.
Macmillan, New York: 1968. Revised and enlarged edition. Second printing. s Softcover. Good, condition. 
A collection of letters and papers smuggled out of prison written by this German clergyman whom the Nazis executed in a Gestapo prison in 1945. Includes an Index and photographs. 
Price: 8.31 USD
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112 BONHOEFFER, DIETRICH; BETHGE, EBERHARD (EDITOR). Letters And Papers From Prison.
Macmillan, New York: 1967. Revised and enlarged edition. Second printing. s Softcover. Fair reading copy. Scorced spine. 
A collection of letters and papers smuggled out of prison written by this German clergyman whom the Nazis executed in a Gestapo prison in 1945. Includes an Index and photographs. 
Price: 8.31 USD
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113 BONNELL, JOHN SUTHERLAND. Presidential Profiles: Religion In The Life Of American Presidents.
The Westminster Press, Philadelphia: 1974. 0664208975 / 9780664208974 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is a study of religion on the lives of American presidents. 
Price: 7.84 USD
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114 BOORSTEIN, SYLVIA. That's Funny, You Don't Look Buddhist.
Harper Collins, New York: 1997. 0060609575 / 9780060609573 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
"[Sylvia Boorstein has taken on the question of... how she can be both an observant Jew and a passionately committed Buddhist. This book is her honest, funny, kind, charming answer." - Stephen Mitchell, from the Foreword. 
Price: 17.81 USD
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115 BORELLI, ANTONIO A.; SPANN, JOHN R.; CORREA DE OLIVEIRA, PLINIO. Our Lady At Fatima: Prophecies Of Tragedy Or Hope For America And The World?
The American Society For The Defense Of Tradition, Family And Property: 1985. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
This special, illustrated book provides America with an enlightened analysis of Our Lady's prophecies - the most important event of the century. 
Price: 22.56 USD
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116 BORG, MARCUS J. Reading The Bible Again For The First Time: Taking The Bible Seriously But Not Literally.
HarperSanFrancisco, San Francisco: 2001. 0060609192 / 9780060609191 Seventeenth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Many inside and outside organized religion are searching for an enlightened, contemporary way to be believers and to appreciate the profound richness of the Bible. In this groundbreaking work, leading biblical expert Marcus Borg offers a bold new understanding of scripture that respects both tradition and reality, blending the best of biblical scholarship with a profound concern for autherntic faith and how it can be lived today. Includes an Index. "Profound, challenging, and engrossing." - Karen Armstrong, author of A History of God 
Price: 14.92 USD
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117 BOROWITZ, EUGENE B. The Mask Jews Wear: The Self-deceptions Of American Jewry.
Simon and Schuster, NY: 1973. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Why does being a Jew mean? And why should it matter? To anyone who has ever asked these questions, an eminent Jewish theologian offers this guide to the meaning of Jewishness and its relevance to American society today. 
Price: 14.01 USD
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118 BOROWITZ, EUGENE B. The Mask Jews Wear: The Self-deceptions Of American Jewry.
Simon and Schuster, NY: 1973. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition with slight tear to bottom edge of DJ. 
Why does being a Jew mean? And why should it matter? To anyone who has ever asked these questions, an eminent Jewish theologian offers this guide to the meaning of Jewishness and its relevance to American society today. 
Price: 13.78 USD
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119 BOROWITZ, EUGENE. Exploring Jewish Ethics: Papers On Covenant Responsibility.
Wayne State University Press, Detroit: 1990. 0814321992 / 9780814321997 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
In the forty papers gathered here, some being published for the first time, Eugene Borowitz rejects the forced choice of either anarchic liberalism or Orthodox legal discipline, halakhah, to create a new approach to Jewish ethics. Borowitz applies his ethical approach to problems as diverse as marital sexuality, capitalism's temptations, psychotherapy, leadership styles, the continuing claims of social justice, confidence in government, homosexuality, the Jewish version of imitatio dei, and more. Includes an Index. 
Price: 47.03 USD
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120 BOROWITZ, EUGENE. The Mask Jews Wear: The Self-deceptions Of American Jewry.
Sh'ma, Port Washington: 1980. 0671215493 / 9780671215491 Updated Edition of the National Jewish Book Award winner. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Discusses what it means to American Jews to be a Jew. As the author notes, "Some say they rather like being Jewish, but canot see why they should be expected to work at it. They don't mind sending their children for a Jewish education, but they also warn them not to take it too seriously. Others, having the best of Wester culture available to them, do not see that what the Jewish community and its traditions offer is worth the bother. And still others are so negative they now refuse to discuss the topic altogether." 
Price: 23.32 USD
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