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61 ARRINGTON, LEONARD J.; NEILSON, REID L. & WALKER, RONALD W. Reflections Of A Mormon Historian: Leonard J. Arrington On The New Mormon History.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2006. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Conflict between matters of faith and historical truth has been a conundrum at the heart of doing and telling the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as the Mormon Church). Some of the best essays on that topic were written by Leonard J. Arrington, perhaps the best-known member of the group of professionals who founded the New Mormon History of the late twentieth century. Now, Arrington's essay on history and the Mormons are collected in a single source work. Arrington rose to prominence during the so-called "flowering of Mormon history." In a precedent-breaking move, he was made Church Historian in January 1972, the first professional historian to serve in the position. His ideas, as expressed in the essays collected here, helped to determine how Mormon history was written during the last part of the twentieth century. Arrington sought a middle way between the extremes of defending or attacking faith claims—two forces that drove most nineteenth-century and even much twentieth-century writing on the Mormons. He not only adopted a neutral stance in his writing as LDS Historian, his name became connected inseparably with the New Mormon History because of his personality and the quality of his work. The fourteen essays offered here are autobiographical, reflective, analytical, personal, and prophetic. Together, they constitute an illuminating study of the challenges faced by all who study history and face the conflicts its telling involves. Supplementing the essays are a biographical sketch by historian Ronald W. Walker, a chronology of Arrington's life, and a detailed bibliography of his published works and speeches, prepared by David J. Whitaker. A personal tribute to Arrington is given by his daughter, historian Susan Arrington Madsen. The book has a bibliography and index. It is bound in rust linen cloth, has a foil stamped spine and a full-color dust jacket. 
Price: 35.10 USD
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62 ARTERBURN, STEPHEN & JACK FELTON WITH A FOREWORD BY MICHAEL DOUCETTE, M.D. Toxic Faith: Understanding And Overcoming Religious Addiction.
Oliver Nelson, Nashville: 1991. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Well-meaning but misguided people can turn religion into a harmful addiction, an addiction that can be used to avoid commitments, avoid pain, avoid reality, fear, avoid fear, and avoid growth. This type of faith is toxic. They point the way to recovery with a step-by-step process of redefining your relationship with God, and repairing family relationships. 
Price: 4.23 USD
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63 ASKEW, GLORYA & WILMORE, GAYRAUD (EDITORS). Reclamation Of Black Prisoners: The Response Of The African American Church.
The ITC Press, Atlanta: 1992. Black Church Scholars Series. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A Book for Individual and Congregational Study. Its purpose is to extend knowledge of the problems and opportunities of reclamation that will become the means by which more Black church members will be enlisted in prison ministries both inside and outside the walls. 
Price: 46.55 USD
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64 AUDET, JEAN-PAUL. Structures Of Christian Priesthood: A Study Of Home, Marriage, And Celibacy In The Pastoral Service Of The Church.
Macmillan, New York: 1968 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
An illuminating study of the historical processes that have made the Roman Catholic priesthood celibate. Includes Index of sources. Translated into English from the French by Rosemary Sheed. 
Price: 20.33 USD
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65 AUMANN, JORDAN (EDITOR). The World In The Church.
Priory Press, Chicago: 1979. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket.Good condtion. 
A collection of essays by Catholic theologians about the Church and its relationship to the World. 
Price: 64.36 USD
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66 AVANZINI, JOHN. John Avanzini Answers Your Questions About Biblical Economics.
Harrison House, Tulsa: 1992. 0892749067 / 9780892749065 s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Guide book on how to give your money to the Christian Church whilst appeasing notions of faithfulness. 
Price: 2.85 USD
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67 AVI-YONAH, MICHAEL PH.D.; MALAMAT, ABRAHAM ( EDITED BY). Views Of The Biblical World: 1 The Law.
Jordan Publications Inc, Chicago: 1959. First International Edition., h Hardcover no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Views of The Biblical World is initiative shown in this important cultural undertaking. It document the biblical period from the migration of the Patriarchs until the establishment of the second temple, covers approximately a thousand years. Includes an Index of Objects and Monuments 
Price: 51.30 USD
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68 BABA, PAGAL; RICE, EDWARD (EDITOR & PHOTOGRAPHER). Temple Of The Phallic King, The Mind Of India: Yogis, Swamis, Sufis And Avataras.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1973. 6712147999 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Some slight tearsto the dustjacket. 
Here are the great Holy Leaders of India speaking for themselves and of the roads they have traveled; yogis dramatically demonstrating the benefits of their discipline and presenting instruction in meditation and exercise; astrologers and Brighu readers charting the past and future incarnations of their subjects. Includes glossary of terms. 
Price: 12.64 USD
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69 BAILEY, LEE W. & YATES, JENNY (EDITORS). The Near- Death Experience: A Reader.
Routledge, New York: 1996. 0415914310 / 9780415914314 s Softcover. Good condition. 
The most up-to-date and comprehensive survey of near-death studies. It gathers together remarkable representative cases of near-death experiences, and surveys the lively interdisciplinary research debating ways to interpret this challenging phenomenon from biological, psychological, philosophical and religious viewpoints. 
Price: 59.14 USD
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70 BAKER, JAMES THOMAS. Thomas Merton Social Critic.
University of Kentucky Press, Lexington. 0813112389 / 9780813112381 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Study of Merton, a Trappist monk whose wrtings expressed a deep concern with contemporary problems and an incisive insight into the nature of man and his relationship to the Creator and his world. Includes a bibliography, notes and an index. 
Price: 21.38 USD
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71 BALDWIN, ROBERT. Conversations With God: A Catholic View Of Prophecy.
Our Sunday Visitor Inc., Huntington, IN: 1988. 0879735171 / 9780879735173 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Through a number of examples that include many biblical heroes, saints, and modern day leaders, this book offers readers a better understanding of prophecy. 
Price: 18.53 USD
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72 BALK, ALFRED. The Religion Business.
John Knoz Press, Richmond:1968. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 23.75 USD
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73 BALLOU, ROBERT O. The Living Bible: A Shortened Version For Modern Readers Based On The King James Translation.
The Viking Press, New York: 1953. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but dustjacket is quite worn. 
A new and unique arrangement designed for easier reading and greater emphasis upon the living spirit of the literature, the history, and the philosophy of the Old and New Testaments, including the Apocrypha and the pre-Gospel Sayings of Jesus. Includes an Index. "The stores of the Old Testament . . . are so readable as to make them much more easily remembered, according to my son and daughter." - Richard H. McFeely, Principal, George School, Bucks County, Pa. 
Price: 53.20 USD
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74 BARBET, PIERRE. A Doctor At Calvary: The Passion Of Our Lord
Roman Catholic Books, Fort Collins, CO: 1993. 0912141042 / 9780912141046 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A minor classic of spirituality by a modern laymen. For Lenten meditation, this volume is unsurpassed. Includes b&w photographs. 
Price: 46.79 USD
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75 BARING, ANNE & CASHFORD, JULES. The Myth Of The Goddess: Evoluion Of An Image.
Arkana / Penguin Books, London: 1993. 0140192921 / 9780140192926 Reprint edition. s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
A powerful and most complete synthesis of what we know about the goddess between the Upper Palaeolithic and modern times. Indispensable for historians of religion, philosophers, anthropologists, and everyone else interested in this very important development of religious ideas. Includes an Index. 
Price: 36.74 USD
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76 BARRACLOUGH, GEOFFREY. The Christian World: A Social And Cultural History.
Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York: 1981. 0810907798 / 9780810907799 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Interprets Christianity in its widest sense, emphasizing its social and cultural impact and exploring the religious life of ordinary people as well as the rituals of cardinals and kings. The book's copious illustrations form an integral part of the story and bring much that seems remote or obscure into vivid focus. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.51 USD
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77 BARRETT-FOX, REBECCA. God Hates: Westboro Baptist Church, American Nationalism, And The Religious Right.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2016. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The congregants thanked God that they weren't like all those hopeless people outside the church, bound for hell. So the Westboro Baptist Church's Sunday service began, and Rebecca Barrett-Fox, a curious observer, wondered why anyone would seek spiritual sustenance through other people's damnation. It is a question that piques many a witness to Westboro's more visible activity—the "GOD HATES FAGS" picketing of funerals. In God Hates, sociologist Barrett-Fox takes us behind the scenes of Topeka's Westboro Baptist Church. The first full ethnography of this infamous presence on America's Religious Right, her book situates the church's story in the context of American religious history—and reveals as much about the uneasy state of Christian practice in our day as it does about the workings of the Westboro Church and Fred Phelps, its founder. God Hates traces WBC's theological beliefs to a brand of hyper-Calvinist thought reaching back to the Puritans—an extreme Calvinism, emphasizing predestination, that has proven as off-putting as Westboro's actions, even for other Baptists. And yet, in examining Westboro's role in conservative politics and its contentious relationship with other fundamentalist activist groups, Barrett-Fox reveals how the church's message of national doom in fact reflects beliefs at the core of much of the Religious Right's rhetoric. Westboro's aggressively offensive public activities actually serve to soften the anti-gay theology of more mainstream conservative religious activism. With an eye to the church's protest at military funerals, she also considers why the public has responded so differently to these than to Westboro's anti-LGBT picketing. With its history of Westboro Baptist Church and its founder, and its profiles of defectors, this book offers a complex, close-up view of a phenomenon on the fringes of American Christianity—and a broader, disturbing view of the mainstream theology it at once masks and reflects. Rebecca Barrett-Fox is visiting assistant professor of sociology at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro. "If one desires a look inside the Westboro Baptist Church compound to learn how the WBC members explain their behavior and belief system, how they profess to love and care for each other, God Hates is a necessary book."—Kansas History "This important book challenges readers to reflect on America's long history of homophobic religious discourse. It marks a significant and timely mediation on the relationship between religion, sexuality, and civic discourse in a post-Obergefell United States."—Journal of Church and State 
Price: 23.70 USD
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78 BARTH, MARKUS. Jesus The Jew: What Does It Mean That Jesus Is A Jew? Israel And The Palestinians.
John Knox Press, Atlanta: 1978. 0804208344 / 9780804208345 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Offers an insightful look at tradition, history, and the Scriptures to provide a perspective through which Christians, Jews, Arabs, and Moslems may learn to accept each other. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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79 BATES, ERNEST SUTHERLAND (ARRANGED AND EDITED BY), The Bible: Designed To Be Read As Living Literature The Old And The New Testaments In The King James Version.

Both the Old and New Testaments are presented here with scrupulous fidelity in the time-honored King James Version. But it is the King James Version in a new form. Afrter several years of exacting research by the editor and patient experimentation by the publishers, a totally new editorial arrangement and typographical form have been devised "to clo The BIBLE in a new dress through which its beauty might best shine." 
Price: 17.10 USD
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80 BAUER, FLORENCE MERVYNE. Abram, Son Of Terah.
Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis: 1948. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. There are chips and tears to the Dustjacket. 
This is one of the great stories of all time, the story of one man's search for the one God. It was Abraham---or Abram--four thousand years ago, who first effectively established faith in one God and, by so doing, changed the course of human history. 
Price: 14.73 USD
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