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Biography - Religion

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The Blessed, Eugene De Mazenod, Aime Roche O. M. I.
1 Aime Roche O. M. I. The Blessed, Eugene De Mazenod
Lyon Editions Du Chalet 1974 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
English text. Light edgewear, light scuffing and creasing, a little corner curling to cover. Interior pages clean and unmarked, b/w illustrations. Set-in small colour print of de Mazenod. 171 pages. A biography of Eugene de Mazenod (1782 - 1861). Bishop of Marselle, Founder of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Translated by Alfred Hubenig. (233os) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 12.95 USD
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2 Bergeron, Henri-Paul BROTHER ANDRE, THE WONDER MAN OF MOUNT ROYAL
Montreal Fides 1953 Softcover Good 
Cover has considerable creasing & moderate edgewear, fading to spine. Small name stamp on 1st page. Pages are otherwise clean, couple small edge tears, 2 corner chips seen. Age tanning. "Thousands of people believed they have been cured of illnesses through the holy work of a humble Canadian, a healer named Brother Andre, and the intercession of St. Joseph. This is the story of Brother Andre and his life's work in building a shrine to St. Joseph on Mount Royal in Montreal. " (os) ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 5.30 USD
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FIDEL AND RELIGION:  Talks With Frei Betto, Betto, Frei
3 Betto, Frei FIDEL AND RELIGION: Talks With Frei Betto
Havana Publications Office of the Council of State 1987 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Cover has flaws, interior is very good. Cover has moderate to heavy wear to edges & corners and scuffing/rubbing to covers - small tears to spine bottom. Interior pages are clean & unmarked other old page price on first page and a few earmarks seen.. A few pages near front have some light wrinkling. 353 pages.Fidel Castro spoke with Frei Betto, a Brazilian Dominican friar, for 23 hours about religion and other topics. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 16.50 USD
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4 Bombay, Cal R. A MAN WORTH KNOWING
Ontario Essence Publishing 2000 1553061179 / 9781553061175 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent, near new condition, clean with no markings, very light corner wear. Biography of the life of the Reverend R. A. Bombay. "From the poverty of a dirt farm in Northern Ontario where he went barefoot to school until after the first few snowfalls, to becoming the Assistant General Superintendent of the fastest growing Protestant denomination in Canada - a story that must be told. " (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Little Flowers / The Life of St. Francis, Bonaventure, St. and Brother Ugolino
5 Bonaventure, St. and Brother Ugolino The Little Flowers / The Life of St. Francis
Baronius Press 2006 1905574274 / 9781905574278 First Edition Softcover New 
New in shrink wrap. Little Flowers is a spiritual commentary, made up of a series of stories and anecdotes from the life of St. Francis of Assisi. The Life of St. Francis is a definitive and authoritative biography of St. Francis' life, miracles and vocation. [435-noto]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 364 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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ECHOES AND MEMORIES, Booth, Bramwell
6 Booth, Bramwell ECHOES AND MEMORIES
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 1977 0340222905 / 9780340222904 Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean, tight condition. Pages are clean and unmarked - age tanning to page edges and inside both covers. Cover has light edgewear and light scuffing. Reprint of the 1925 classic depicting the early days of the Salvation Army. "The author served as Chief of staff of the Salvation Army from 1880 until the death of the founder, his father, in August 1912. He then succeeded his father as General, a position he held until a few months before his death in 1929." [123-osl] ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 223 pages 
Price: 8.95 USD
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7 Cohen, Joan Lebold Buddha
A Seymour Lawrence Book by Delacorte Press 1969 0385280947 / 9780385280945 First Edition Hardcover Good Illustrated by Frank, Mary 
Ex-library book, still in good condition. Protective sleeve and usual ex-lib sorts of markings. Pages intact and clean, a little soiling inside covers. Scuffing to sleeve over jacket. The life of the Buddha is a beautiful story central to one of the world's great religions. But never before has it been told in a style simple and clear enough for young readers..... (353-osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 87 pages 
Price: 3.50 USD
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8 Craig, Mary, Foreword By Cardinal Hume MAN FROM A FAR COUNTRY A Portrait of John Paul II
Hodder & Stoughton 1979 0340242353 / 9780340242353 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very light wear overall, age tanning to edges. Interior clean & tight. B/w photos. 190 pages. When Cardinal Wojtyla was elected Pope, he was virtually unknown outside Poland. Who was this man who suddently rose to a position of such spiritual authority? What was his background, and his vision for the Church? (**Shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 5.80 USD
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I THIRST Seven Trips to India, De Jong, Michael
9 De Jong, Michael I THIRST Seven Trips to India
Vancouver, B. C. Focus Press 1998 0968356605 / 9780968356609 First Edition Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Light edge & corner wear, a little corner curling, very light soiling. Internal pages are tight and unmarked. 211 pages. B/w photos. I THIRST is about Michael de Jong's thirst for peace, harmony, and adventure and how it led him to India seven times in seven years....An introspective and humorous account of a middle-aged man's efforts to transform his life and answer the perennial question: Is that all there is? (250osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.50 USD
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10 Dempsey, Hugh A. (editor) HEAVEN IS NEAR THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS The Journals & Letters of Thomas Woolsey 1855 -1869
Calgary, AB Glenbow Museum 1989 091922489X / 9780919224896 Softcover Very Good+ 
Glenbow Museum 1989 edition. Light soiling to cover and outer edge of pages, light crease on spine, pages clean and tight, no markings. B/w photos. 189 pages. Thomas Woolsey was a methodist missionary in the Edmonton, Alberta region from 1855-1864 and led an active 9-year campaign to gain the conversion of Crees and Stoneys. He laid a solid groundwork for the later, and more publicized, efforts of the father and son team of George & John McDougall. (400-noto) ; 8vo 
Price: 20.95 USD
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Aurelia - a Thirst for Love The Spiritual Journey of Aurelia Caouette, Dolphin, Frank & John
11 Dolphin, Frank & John Aurelia - a Thirst for Love The Spiritual Journey of Aurelia Caouette
Edmonton, AB Plains Publishing 1993 0920985475 / 9780920985472 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Excellent condition, clean and unmarked, slight corner wear. Aurelia was the foundress of the Sisters of the Precious Blood in Quebec, a monastic community of women. Colour & b/w illustrations. (300os) ; 8vo 
Price: 8.95 USD
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12 Farrow, John DAMIEN THE LEPER
Doubleday Image 1970 Hardcover Very Good 
Reprint. Light edge & corner wear, small tear rear and spine bottom, a little edge rubbing. Interior pages are clean & tight other than top edge removed on first page, I assume to remove a name. A profoundly moving biography of this almost legendary figure. The life of Damien de Veuster, priest of God, a leper. (*Shipping will be reduced on this light book) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 4.40 USD
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SETTING CAPTIVES FREE The Story of a Mission in Upper Volta, West Africa, Hildebrandt, Armien H.
13 Hildebrandt, Armien H. SETTING CAPTIVES FREE The Story of a Mission in Upper Volta, West Africa
Vancouver, B. C. Self Published 1982 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Light edge & corner west, slight ink rubbing. Internal pages unmarked. B/w photos. 138 pages. This story coversg more than 40 years of missionary work through its pioneering stages, church developments and the grace of God evidenced in the lives of many people set free from Satanic bondage, now serving God. [192-osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.95 USD
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HUSTLER FOR THE LORD The Rebirth of Larry Flint, Jones, Larry
14 Jones, Larry HUSTLER FOR THE LORD The Rebirth of Larry Flint
NJ Logos International 1978 0882703099 / 9780882703091 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Light edgewear and creasing, rubbing around edges. Interior pages clean & unmarked other than 2-3 pages with a very small edge tear. Age tanning to pages. 173 pages. The true story of what really happened between two men named Larry - one the pornographer, the other the preacher - and the important battle over pornography that brought them together.... (osl) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 4.50 USD
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I BELIEVE IN HOPE A Personal Credo, Jose Maria Diez-Alegria
15 Jose Maria Diez-Alegria I BELIEVE IN HOPE A Personal Credo
Doubleday 1974 038508448X / 9780385084482 First Edtion Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book, with plastic sleeve and usual ex-lib type of markings. Cover has light edgewear, a little moreso to bottom edge, jacket has only light wear under the sleeve, slight wrinkling. Pages clean other than a few library stamps and all pages intact. Light soiling outer edge of pages and light wear to protective sleeve. "In this passionate, controlversial testament of faith, Jesuit Father Diez-Alegria reveals his personal crisis of faith and those factors which have shaped his thinking and outlook on the Church during the past five years. Known for his progressive theological views, the author here openly criticizes the institutional church for its failure to live up to its own formulations of the message of Christ....." . A Personal Credo , this book cost the author his professorship and his membership in the Jesuits. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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THE ILLUSTRATED LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST, Joseph Rhymer
16 Joseph Rhymer THE ILLUSTRATED LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST
Viking 1991 0670841374 / 9780670841370 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover excellent, a little scuffing endpapers & small red star bottom edge of pages. Jacket has light edgewear & moderate scuffing. "A beautifully illustrated retelling of the story of the life of Jesus, taken from the four gospels." [947]; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1 pages 
Price: 13.95 USD
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17 Joslin, Mary and... THE GOOD MAN OF ASSISI
Tommy Nelson 1997 0849958210 / 9780849958212 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
HC/DJ - Fine/Very good. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, jacket has very light edgewear, one 2" edge tear and a couple very small edge tears, a little sticker residue. Gorgeous colour illustrations throughout. A life of Saint Francis, Here, simply and charmingly retold, is the classic story of the man who became a channel of God's peace to the world - it's people and it's creatures. (400os) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 9.95 USD
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18 Kaylin, Lucy FOR THE LOVE OF GOD The Faith and Future of the American Nun
William Morrow 2000 0688154581 / 9780688154585 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Formerl library book, still in very good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Internal clean and tight. Very light edgewear, light soiling jacket and outer page edges. ; 8vo; "..... At the turn of the millennium, there are only about 84,000 American nuns, according to author Lucy Kaylin, who set out to investigate this dwindling clan. As most environmental activists know, one of the best ways to protect an endangered species is to help humans appreciate its place in the world. And this is exactly what Kaylin does for this unique order of women. Using her strong narrative skills, Kaylin takes us inside the altruistic world of nuns...." (600) 
Price: 7.05 USD
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MAN NO BE GOD Bushdoctor in Cameroon, Lemke, Dieter M. D.
19 Lemke, Dieter M. D. MAN NO BE GOD Bushdoctor in Cameroon
Writers Club Press 2001 0595170145 / 9780595170142 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Signed on first endpage "D. Lemke, MD". Excellent condition, clean and tight, no markings, a little scuffing/shelfwear to jacket. Man no be God is a fascinating story of one man's life and work as a medical missionary in Cameroon, Africa. ; 8vo; It is an absorbing and often humorous series of anecdotes and observations of the challenges and rewards of working as a doctor in Africa, as well as the unique opportunity he had to learn from the people of these intricate and colorful cultures.... (410-osl? ) ; Signed by Author 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Turning the World Upside Down, a Memoir, Lois Wilson
20 Lois Wilson Turning the World Upside Down, a Memoir
Toronto Doubleday 1989 0385252277 / 9780385252270 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Excellent condition, clean and unmarked. Dustjacket has light scuffing and crease on rear flap. Throughout her life, Lois Wilson fought against convention, apathy and inequality. Born in Winnipeg in 1925, by 1965 married and with children, she became one of the first women ordained as a United Church minister. Energetic and charismatic, she became the first female Moderator of the United Church of Canada, from 1980 to 1982. (575,0914) ; 8vo 
Price: 14.50 USD
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