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Here is the link to our latest Church History and Devotional List:

Church History & Devotional Catalog, October 2012


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Our August New Arrivals catalog is ready and can be viewed here: New Arrivals August 2012

To pique your interest, here’s a sampling of items found in this catalog:

From page 4:

Forster, Charles. __The One Primeval Language Traced Experimentally Through Ancient Inscriptions in Alphabetic Characters of Lost Powers from the Four Continents: Including the Voice of Israel from the Rocks of Sinai (3 vols.) 2nd edition__. London: Richard Bentley. 1852. Hardcover, no dust jacket.. 190, 300, 354pp. Ex-library, rubbed covers. Large stain on first volume’s back end papers and fold-out map. $100 [386582]

From page 7:

Kim, Sung-Hae. __The Righteous and the Sage: A Comparative Study on the Ideal Images of Man in Biblical Israel and Classical China__. Sogang University Press. 1985. Hardcover with dust jacket. 297pp. G/G. Faded and chipped dust jacket. $32 [386905]

From page 10:

Augustine, St.. __Immortality of the Soul; The Magnitude of the Soul; On Music; The Advantage of Believing; On Faith in Things Unseen [Fathers of the Church: A New Translation series]__. Catholic University of America Press. 1947. Hardcover, no dust jacket.. 497pp. Very good. $37 [387140]

From page 18:

Ffoulkes, Edmund S.. __Christendom’s Divisions. Being a Philosophical Sketch of the Divisions of the Christian Family in East and West (2 vols.)__. Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green. 1865. Hardcover, no dust jacket.. 258, 601pp. Ex-library, worn covers. $50  [387641]

From page 29:

Nockles, Peter B.. __The Oxford Movement in Context: Anglican High Churchmanship 1760-1857__. Cambridge. 1994. Paperback. 342pp. Very good. $27 [386823]

From page 35:

Attridge, Harold W. and Robert A. Oden. __The Syrian Goddess (De Dea Syria), Attributed to Lucian [SBL Texts and Translations, 9, Graeco-Roman Religion Series 1]__. Scholars Press. 1976. Paperback. 61pp. Very good. $11 [386970]

From page 39:

Connelly, Joan Breton. __Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece__. Princeton. 2007. Paperback. 421pp. Very good. $19 [386604]

From page 41:

Fenik, Bernard C. ed.. __Homer: Tradition and Invention [Cincinnati Classical Studies, New Series vol. II]__. E.J. Brill. 1978. Hardcover, no dust jacket.. 90pp. Very good. $57 [386862]

From page 47:

Parke, H.W.. __The Oracles of Zeus: Dodona, Olympia, Ammon__. Harvard. 1967. Hardcover with dust jacket. 294pp. VG/G, slightly chipped dust jacket. $27 [387341]

From page 51:

[Tacitus Cornelius] Cornelii Taciti . __Historiarum Libri [Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Oxoniensis]__. Oxford. 1962. Hardcover with dust jacket. pp. VG/G, chipped dust jacket. Latin text. $15 [387558]

From page 58:

Fitzmyer, Joseph A.. __AB: Romans__. Doubleday. 1993. Hardcover with dust jacket. 793pp. VG/G, slightly faded spine. $25 [386973]

From page 62:

Koester, Craig R.. __AB: Hebrews__. Doubleday. 2001. Hardcover with dust jacket. 604pp. VG/VG $25 [386975]

From page 66:

[Schultens, Albert] Alberti Schultensii . __Commentarius in librum Iobi, in compendium redegit observationes criticas atque exegeticas adspersit Georg. Ioan. Ludovicus Vogel (2 vols.)__. Halae Magdeburgicae: Apud Io. Iac Curt.. 1774. Full leather. 984 pp. Worn full leather, with tender hinges. Ex-library, heavy foxing. $100 [387464]

From page 72:

Peers, E. Allison. __A Handbook to the Life and Times of St. Teresa and St. John of the Cross__. Burns Oates. 1954. Hardcover with dust jacket. 277pp. Ex-library, foxing. $20 [386902]

From page 74:

. __Novum Testamentum Graecum, Editio Hellenistica (2 vols.)__. London: Gulielmus Pickering. 1843. Hardcover, no dust jacket.. 1493pp. Light foxing. Faded and worn covers, bumped boards corners. $50 [387570]

From page 77:

Jacobson, Howard. __Commentary on Pseudo-Philo’s Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum (2 vols.) [Arbeiten zur Geschichte des Anitken Judentums und des Urchristentums XXXI] With Latin text and English translation__. E.J. Brill. 1996. Hardcover with dust jacket. 1307pp. VG/VG. $257 [387408]

From page 85:

Deming, Will. __Paul on Marriage and Celibacy: The Hellenistic Background of 1 Corinthians 7__. Cambridge. 1995. Hardcover, no dust jacket.. 261pp. Very good. $15 [386988]

From page 88:

Keach, Benjamin. __Gospel Mysteries Unveiled: Or, an Exposition of All the Parables, and Many Express Similitudes, Spoken by Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (4 vols.)__. London: Li.I. Higham. 1815. Half leather. 555, 428, 627, 592pp. Good; ex-library, foxing. Half leather, with marbled boards, edges, and end papers. $87 [387459]

From page 96:

White, John Lee. __Form and Function of the Body of the Greek Letter: A Study of the Letter-Body in the Non- Literary Papyri and in Paul the Apostle [SBL Dissertation Series, 2]__. Scholars Press. 1972. Paperback. 166pp. Good; faded spine. $22 [386940]

From page 100:

MacDonald, Donald. __Creation and the Fall: A Defence and Exposition of the First Three Chapters of Genesis__. Thomas Constable. 1856. Hardcover, no dust jacket.. 494pp. Ex-library, worn and faded cover, shaken. $20 [387418]

From page 102:

Taylor, Isaac. __Considerations on the Pentateuch, 3rd edition__. Jackson, Walford & Hodder. 1863. Half leather. 80pp. Ex-library, good otherwise. Half leather, with marbled boards and end papers. $27 [386464]

From page 104:

Chance, Thomas H.. __Plato’s Euthydemus: Analysis of What is and is Not Philosophy__. California. 1992. Hardcover with dust jacket. 282pp. G/VG, some ink underlining. $49 [386640]

From page 106:

Erler, Michael and Luc Brisson eds.. __Gorgias – Menon: Selected Papers from the Seventh Symposium Platonicum [International Plato Studies 25]__. Academia Verlag Sankt Augustin. 2007. Hardcover, no dust jacket.. 389pp. Very good. $49 [386667]

From page 112:

Robinson, Thomas M. and Luc Brisson eds.. __Plato: Euthydemus, Lysis Charmides: Proceedings of the V Symposium Platonicum [International Plato Studies 13]__. Academia Verlag Sankt Augustin. 2000. Hardcover, no dust jacket.. 402pp. Very good. $49 [386682]

From page 115:

Zuckert, Catherine H.. __Postmodern Platos: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer, Strauss, Derrida__. Chicago. 1996. Paperback. 351pp. Good; creased spine. $16 [386643]

From page 116:

Tatham, Edward. __Chart and Scale of Truth, by Which to Find The Cause of Error [Bampton Lectures, 1790] (2 vols.)__. Oxford. 1790. Full leather. 2 vols.pp. Ex- library. Full leather, very worn & rubbing away. Shaken, cracked hinges interior and exterior. Foxing. Slight penciling in vol. II. $67 [387481]

From page 119:

Ward, J.S.M. and W.G. Stirling. __The Hung Society or the Society of Heaven and Earth (3 vols.)__. Baskerville Press. 1925. Hardcover, no dust jacket.. 180, 196, 148pp. Ex-library, foxing, faded covers, boards slightly bowed. $127 [387529]

From page 122:

Campbell, Will D. and Richard C. Goode eds.. __And the Criminals With Him: Essays in Honor of Will D. Campbell and All the Reconciled__. Cascade Books. 2012. Paperback. 298pp. New book. $34 [W79467]

From page 125:

Farley, Margaret A. and Serene Jones eds.. __Liberating Eschatology: Essays in Honor of Letty M. Russell__. WJK. 1999. Paperback. 261pp. Very good. $10 [386301]

From page 127:

Hauerwas, Stanley and L. Gregory Jones eds.. __Why Narrative? Readings in Narrative Theology__. Eerdmans. 1989. Paperback. 367pp. Very good. $10 [387074]

From page 133:

Owen, John. __The Nature, Power, Deceit, and Prevalency of Indwelling Sin in Believers… A New Edition, carefully corrected__. Philadelphia: William Brown. 1793. Full leather. 279pp. Ex-library, foxing, boards nearly detached. Full leather binding. $37 [386489]

From page 140:

Webster, John ed.. __Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth__. Cambridge. 2000. Paperback. 312pp. Very good. $20 [387583]

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Greetings!   Here is our July 2012 Church History and Classics / Antiquities list.   Enjoy.

Church History & Classics, July 2012

Our church history and classics room

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Our June 2012 New Arrivals catalog is ready and viewable here:

New Arrivals, June 2012

Among the collection in this month’s list are many excellent titles in Theology, Biblical Studies, Archaeology & Ancient Near East, and Church History   (including a large number of individual volumes in the Fathers of the Church: A New Translation series- pictured below).


Fathers of the Church, A New Translation (volumes sold individually).

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I’ve just completed our second catalog for April, which includes a large number of our Church History titles, as well as our complete stock of books in Medieval History, English History, Intellectual History, and Historiography.   You can view the catalog here:

Church History, etc., April 2012

And now, a few of the treasures in this catalog…

Sancti Eusebii Hieronymi Stridonensis presbyteri Operum (11 vols. in 23)

[Jerome, St.]. __Sancti Eusebii Hieronymi Stridonensis presbyteri Operum (11 vols. in 23). Editio Altera. $700.00   See page 52 in the catalog for full details.

Works of John Wesley, 14 vols.

Wesley, John. __Works of John Wesley, 3rd edition, complete and unabridged (14 vols.), $117.00  See page 100 for full details.

Colloquia Mensalia: Or, Dr. Martin Luther's Divine Discourses At his Table

Luther, Martin. __Colloquia Mensalia: Or, Dr. Martin Luther’s Divine Discourses At his Table, &c. Collected first together by Dr. Antonius Lauterbach, and afterward disposed into certain Common places by John Aurifaer Dr. in Divinitie…, $500.00.   See page 64 for full details.

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