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81 BAUM, GREGORY. Faith And Doctrine: A Contemporary View.
Paulist Press, Paramus/New York/Toronto: 1972. s Softcover. Good condition. 
What does it mean to believe in God? How do people come to "believe"? What is the connection between person's faith and his acceptance of a creed, a broad statement of faith? How can a church reformulate its doctrine? If you think these questions are important, read this book. 
Price: 7.79 USD
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82 BAUM, GREGORY. The Jews And The Gospel: A Re-examination Of The New Testament.
The Newman Press, Westminster: 1961. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn. 
Serious and scholarly, objective and dispassionate, The Jews And The Gospel will be enthusiastically welcomed as a valuable contribution to Jewish-Christian understanding. 
Price: 60.09 USD
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83 BEACH, PETER; DUNPHY, WILLIAM. Benedictine And Moor: A Christian Adventure In Moslem Morocco.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York: 1960. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 27.79 USD
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84 BEAHN, JOHN E. A Rich Young Man: Saint Anthony Of Padua.
The Bruce Publishing Company, Milwaukee: 1953. Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A fictionalized retelling of the life of the man who became known as St. Anthony of Padua. 
Price: 9.93 USD
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85 BEARD, CHARLES. The Reformation Of The Sixteenth Century: In Its Relation To Modern Thought And Knowledge.
Ams Press, New York: 1977. 0404604048 / 9780404604042 Reprinted from the edition of 1927. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. Water stains on bottom edge. 
Lectures delivered at Oxford and in London in April, May and June 1883 on the Reformation. Includes an Index. 
Price: 33.01 USD
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86 BEEVERS, JOHN. Saint Therese, The Little Flower: The Making Of A Saint.
Tan Books and Publishers, Inc., Rockford: 1976. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 11.16 USD
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87 BEGBIE, HAROLD. The Bible In Story And Pictures.
H. S. Stuttman Co., New York: 1956. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 3.56 USD
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88 BEILENSON, NICK (EDITOR). Table Graces: Prayers Of Thanks.
Peter Pauper Press, White Plains: 1986. 0880885092 / 9780880885096 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
A collection of prayers for all different occasions for all ages, for meals and other areas. 
Price: 9.98 USD
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89 BELL, HERMON F. (ASSEMBLED BY) & MACFARLAND, CHARLES S. (EDITED AND INTEREPRETED BY). Religion Through The Ages: An Anthology.
Philosophical Library, New York: 1948. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
An anthology of theistic philosophers, theologians, essayists, dramatists, historians and poets, Stoic, Protestant and Catholic, from Cleanthes, 300 B.C., to the twentieth century, including Epictetus, Victor Hugo, Thomas Carlyle, St. Augustine, Calvin, Immanuel Kant, Dante, Robert Browning, John Greenleaf Whittier and Geoge Eliot, among immortals in religious literature. Through the pages of this volume rings the confession of theistic faith. Both editors are graduates of Yale University. Includes an Index. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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90 BELLAH, ROBERT N. Religion In Human Evolution: From The Paleolithic To The Axial Age.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2011. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Religion in Human Evolution is a work of extraordinary ambition—a wide-ranging, nuanced probing of our biological past to discover the kinds of lives that human beings have most often imagined were worth living. It offers what is frequently seen as a forbidden theory of the origin of religion that goes deep into evolution, especially but not exclusively cultural evolution. How did our early ancestors transcend the quotidian demands of everyday existence to embrace an alternative reality that called into question the very meaning of their daily struggle? Robert Bellah, one of the leading sociologists of our time, identifies a range of cultural capacities, such as communal dancing, storytelling, and theorizing, whose emergence made this religious development possible. Deploying the latest findings in biology, cognitive science, and evolutionary psychology, he traces the expansion of these cultural capacities from the Paleolithic to the Axial Age (roughly, the first millennium B.C.E.), when individuals and groups in the Old World challenged the norms and beliefs of class societies ruled by kings and aristocracies. These religious prophets and renouncers never succeeded in founding their alternative utopias, but they left a heritage of criticism that would not be quenched. Bellah's treatment of the four great civilizations of the Axial Age—in ancient Israel, Greece, China, and India—shows all existing religions, both prophetic and mystic, to be rooted in the evolutionary story he tells. Religion in Human Evolution answers the call for a critical history of religion grounded in the full range of human constraints and possibilities. Robert N. Bellah is Elliott Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. "Ever since Darwin, the theory of evolution has been considered the deadly enemy of religious belief; the creation of Adam and Eve and the process of natural selection simply do not go together. In Religion in Human Evolution: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age, the sociologist Robert Bellah offers a new, unexpected way of reconciling these opposites, using evolutionary psychology to argue that the invention of religious belief played a crucial role in the development of modern human beings."—Barnes and Noble Review "Religion in Human Evolution is not like so many other 'science and religion' books, which tend to explain away belief as a smudge on a brain scan or an accident of early hominid social organization. It is, instead, a bold attempt to understand religion as part of the biggest big picture—life, the universe, and everything… One need not believe in intelligent design to look for embryonic traces of human behavior on the lower rungs of the evolutionary ladder. [Bellah's] attempt to do just that, with the help of recent research in zoology and anthropology, results in a menagerie of case studies that provide the book's real innovation. Not only the chimps and monkeys evoked by the word 'evolution' in the title, but wolves and birds and iguanas all pass through these pages. Within such a sundry cast, Bellah searches for a commonality that may give some indication of where and when the uniquely human activity of religion was born. What he finds is as intriguing as it is unexpected…Bellah is less concerned with whether religion is right or wrong, good or bad, perfume or mustard gas, than with understanding what it is and where it comes from, and in following the path toward that understanding, wherever it may lead… In a perfect world, the endless curiosity on display throughout Religion in Human Evolution would set the tone for all discussions of religion in the public square."—Peter Manseau, Bookforum "Bellah's book is an interesting departure from the traditional separation of science and religion. He maintains that the evolving worldviews sought to unify rather than to divide people. Poignantly, it is upon these principles that both Western and Eastern modern societies are now based. What strikes the reader most powerfully is how the author connects cultural development and religion in an evolutionary context. He suggests that cultural evolution can be seen in mimetic, mythical, and theoretical contexts."—Brian Renvall, Library Journal "Of Bellah's brilliance there can be no doubt. The sheer amount this man knows about religion is otherworldly… Bellah stands in the tradition of such stalwarts of the sociological imagination as Emile Durkheim and Max Weber. Only one word is appropriate to characterize this book's subject as well as its substance, and that is 'magisterial.'"—Alan Wolfe, The New York Times Book Review "In this magisterial effort, eminent sociologist of religion Bellah attempts nothing less than to show the ways that the evolution of certain capacities among humans provided the foundation for religion… [Readers] will be rewarded with a wealth of sparkling insights into the history of religion."—Publishers Weekly "Religion in Human Evolution is a work of remarkable ambition and breadth. The wealth of reference which Robert Bellah calls upon in support of his argument is breath-taking, as is the daring of the argument itself. A marvellously stimulating book."—John Banville, novelist "This great book is the intellectual harvest of the rich academic life of a leading social theorist who has assimilated a vast range of biological, anthropological, and historical literature in the pursuit of a breathtaking project. Robert Bellah first searches for the roots of ritual and myth in the natural evolution of our species and then follows with the social evolution of religion up to the Axial Age. In the second part of his book, he succeeds in a unique comparison of the origins of the handful of surviving world-religions, including Greek philosophy. In this field I do not know of an equally ambitious and comprehensive study."—Jürgen Habermas "This book is the opus magnum of the greatest living sociologist of religion. Nobody since Max Weber has produced such an erudite and systematic comparative world history of religion in its earlier phases. Robert Bellah opens new vistas for the interdisciplinary study of religion and for global inter-religious dialogue."—Hans Joas, The University of Chicago and the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg "This is an extraordinarily rich book based on wide-ranging scholarship. It contains not just a host of individual studies, but is informed with a coherent and powerful theoretical structure. There is nothing like it in existence. Of course, it will be challenged. But it will bring the debate a great step forward, even for its detractors. And it will enable other scholars to build on its insights in further studies of religion past and present."—Charles Taylor, author of A Secular Age "Robert Bellah's Religion in Human Evolution is the most important systematic and historical treatment of religion since Hegel, Durkheim, and Weber. It is a page-turner of a bildungsroman of the human spirit on a truly global scale, and should be on every educated person's bookshelves. Bellah breathes new life into critical universal history by making ancient China and India indispensable parts of a grand narrative of human religious evolution. The generosity and breadth of his empathy and curiosity in humanity is on full display on every page. One will never see human history and our contemporary world the same after reading this magnificent book."—Yang Xiao, Kenyon College 
Price: 38.19 USD
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91 BELLOC, HILAIRE. The Great Heresies.
Tan Books and Publishers, Inc., Rockford: 1991. 0895554755 / 9780895554758 s Softcover. Reading copy. 
A Catholic historian outlines the meaning and influence of heresy against the church and the impact on the world of the five greatest heresies. 
Price: 15.87 USD
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92 BELLOC, HILAIRE. The Jews.
Servants Of Jesus And Mary, Constable, NY: 1983. Third Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 42.51 USD
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93 BEN-AHARON, MOSHE; ROSENTHAL, GILBERT S. The Many Faces Of Judaism: Orthodox, Conservative, Reconstructionist And Reform.
Behrman House, New York: 1981. 087441332X / 9780874413328 Student Workbook. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 6.01 USD
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94 BENIGNUS, BROTHER. Nature, Knowledge And God: An Introduction To Thomistic Philosophy.
Bruce Publishing Company, Milwaukee: 1955. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 47.03 USD
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95 BENNETT, JOHN C. Christians And The State.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1958. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is slightly worn out and torn at the corners. 
Deals with far more than the problems of the Church and State, though discussed fully by the author. This book is divided into three main parts: Christian Faith in a Religiously Pluralistic Society, Christian Understanding of the State and its Functions, and Church and State. This book has a wild coverage, dealing as it does with Theology, Ethnics and Social Policy over a wide range of political issues. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.26 USD
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96 BENNETT, RICHARD E., ARRINGTON, LEONARD J. (FOREWORD). We'll Find The Place: The Mormon Exodus, 1846-1848.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2009. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The most complete history of the Mormon exodus to the Salt Lake Valley. We'll Find the Place tells the fascinating story of the Mormons' exodus from Nauvoo, Illinois, to their New Zion in the West—a story of a people's deliverance that has never before been completely told. Following the journey of the original pioneer camp of 1847 to the Salt Lake Valley and concluding with the first conference of the church there in 1848, Richard E. Bennett shows the inner workings of the Mormon exodus by probing the minds and hearts of those who suffered and triumphed through this remarkably difficult hour in Latter-day Saint history. A work many years in the making, We'll Find the Place looks behind the scenes to reveal Mormonism on the move, its believers sacrificing home, comfort, and sometimes life itself as they sought a safe refuge beyond the Rocky Mountains. It is faithful both to the convictions of the early pioneers and to the records they kept. Richard E. Bennett is Professor of Church History in the School of Religious Education, Brigham Young University. He is the author of numerous articles on Latter-day Saint pioneer history and of Mormons at the Missouri: Winter Quarters, 1846-1852. "A definitive history that is refreshingly different . . . certain to become a classic in Mormon and American history." - Leonard J. Arrington 
Price: 23.70 USD
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97 BENTON, JOHN. One Lady At A Time.
John Benton Books, Pasadena: 1992. 0963541102 / 9780963541109 s Softcover. Good condition. 
"Praise the Lord for the Christian ministry of John and Elsie Benton of the Walter Hoving Home!" - Dale Evans Rogers. 
Price: 2.85 USD
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98 BERGER, ELMER; HUTCHINSON, PAUL (INTRODUCTION ). A Partisan History Of Judaism.
The Devin-Adair Company, New York: 1951. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 115.90 USD
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99 BERKENBLIT, S. E. From The Biblical Boiling Caldron: A Social Study Of The Era During The Birth Of Christianity.
Vantage Press, New York: 1970. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 

Price: 142.50 USD
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100 BERMAN, PHILLIP L. (EDITOR & INTRODUCTION). The Courage Of Conviction.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1986. 0345332962 / 9780345332967 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Thirty-three prominent men and women reveal their beliefs - and how they put those beliefs into practice. Includes original contributions by Jane Alexander, Steve Allen, Joan Baez, William Barrett, Rita Mae Brown, Leo Buscagli, Robert Coles, Norman Cousins, Mario Cuomo, H. H. Tenzin Gyatso 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, Hugh Downs, Israel Goldstein, Jane Goodall, Billy Graham, Andrew Greeley, Jim Henson, Sidney Hook, M. Deborab Hyde-Rowan, Petra K. Kelly, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Harold Kushner, Madeleine L'Engle, Ashley Montagu, Jules Olitski, Fazlur Rahman, Elliot L. Richardson, Benjamin Spock, Edward Teller, Lech Walesa, Irving Wallace, Colin Wilson, Edward O. Wilson, and Michael York. "Extraordinary." - Jack Smith, Los Angeles Times 
Price: 10.59 USD
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