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Philosophy

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1 Yearning : Living Between How It Is and How It Ought to Be
Barnes, M. Craig U.S.A. Intervarsity Press 1992 0830813780 / 9780830813780 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 185 pages; Working copy; Foreword by Martin E. Marty; Textblock is tight and bright save for former owners name neatly written to top of front-free endpaper, light marginalia and underlining in the book with personal details/notes written on the back-free endpaper; Cover is bright with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (The author suggests that the reader face reality and candidly draws from his own experience in life as a son, a student, a husband, and a father. He helps to see how our needs and limitations offer us opportunities in life.) 
Price: 6.05 USD

 
2 The Fulfilled Woman
Beardsley, Lou & Spry, Toni; Spry, Toni USA Harvest House Publishers 1975 0890810079 / 9780890810071 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 172 Pages; Working Copy; Textblock is tight and bright with some underlining and marginalia. Pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to spine. Modest shelf and edge wear including some light bumps and marks; . Some up to date marriage advice by the authors. 
Price: 6.00 USD

 
 
3 The Hidden Price of Greatness
Beeson, Ray; Hunsicker, Ranelda MacK Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.A. Tyndale House Publishers Inc. 1991 084231380X / 9780842313803 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 293 Pages; Textblock is tight, bright and clean with no internal markings or names. Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to spine. Has modest shelf and edge wear. ("The Hidden Price of Great-Ness" showcases portraits of ordinary people who became extraordinary as they walked down life's hard roads. Adversity worked in them the determination to triumph.) 
Price: 6.01 USD

 
4 In the Meantime : The Practice of Proactive Waiting
Brendle, Rob Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A. Waterbrook Press 2005 1400070082 / 9781400070084 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 218 Pages; Textblock is tight and clean, with no internal markings or names. Unfaded, pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear. No tears and no creasing to spine. Uses the example of David in the Bible. 
Price: 5.99 USD

 
 
5 A Look at Life from a Deer Stand, Hunting for the Meaning of Life
Chapman, Steve Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A. Harvest House Pub 1998 1565078640 / 9781565078642 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Steve Chapman 
; Wraps; 141 pages; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has minimal shelf and edge wear; . (In short chapters filled with excitement and humor, Steve Chapman takes you on his successful, and not-so-successful- forays into the heart of deer country. As you experience the joy of scouting a trophy buck, he also shares, or helps the reader discover other skills necessary in life.) 
Price: 6.05 USD

 
6 Communism, Fascism, and Democracy: The Theoretical Foundations (Second Edition)
Cohen, Carl (Editor) New York, New York, U.S.A. Random House Inc 1972 0394313194 / 9780394313191 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 643 pages with index; Second edition; Working copy; Textblock is tight with underlining, highlighting, marginalia, former bookstore stamp and former owners name; The pages are tanned with some page creasing; Orange cover with the title in black; The spine has been reinforced, has rubbing and wear throughout cover with 'used' sticker placed to bottom of spine, though worn it's a good solid reading copy; . (The editor/author included works and passages fundamental to the political philosophy under discussion.) 
Price: 5.84 USD

 
 
7 The Secular Mind
Coles, Robert U.S.A. Princeton Univ Pr 1999 0691058059 / 9780691058054 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 189 pages; Second printing; Textblock is tight and crisp with no internal markings and no names; Fore-edge is rough trimmed; Sand colored cloth boards with the spine in yellow and title in white; Dust-jacket is unfaded with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including rubbing and some bumping; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (The author here explores the matter of two minds, our secular thinking and its constant search for moral, if not spiritual sanction.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
8 Breaking Faith: The Pope, the People, and the Fate of Catholicism
Cornwell, John New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Press 2001 0670030023 / 9780670030026 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 310 pages with index; First Edition/First printing; Textblock is tight and clean with no underlining, no highlighting and no marginalia. Boards are deep slate-grey with a black spine & title in gold. Unfaded dust-jacket with no tears & modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; ..... (John Cornwell examines a Catholic Church in crisis, in a penetrating overview of an institution at the crossroads. "Breaking Faith" addresses issues that range from the core concepts of everyday practice to the organization of the Church worldwide. Cornwell probes beyond the statistics to reveal the everyday crises on the parish level.) 
Price: 6.45 USD

 
 
9 The Olympic Odyssey : Rekindling the True Spirit of the Great Games
Cousineau, Phil U.S.A. Quest Books 2003 0835608336 / 9780835608336 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 257 pages; Black & white photographs; First Quest printing 2003; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings; Pictorial cover has no fading, no tears, no creasing to spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear including small crease at bottom right of front panel; . (Takes the reader on a mythic journey from the ancient to the modern Games, telling tales of gods, athletes, and coaches in all their splendid pageantry. But their fabled gold medals are only half the story. Phil Cousineau interweaves mythology, religion, and sports history, quoting from Homer to Whitman, Jim Thorpe to Babe Didrikson, and Yeats to Yogi Berra. This reminds us of the ancient Greek ideal of integrating body, mind, and spirit.) 
Price: 5.96 USD

 
10 Earthkeeping, Christian Stewardship of Natural Resources
De Vos, Peter; Wilkinson, Loren; Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship; Calvin College U.S.A. Eerdmans Books 1980 080281834X / 9780802818348 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 317 pages; 1981 printing; Black & white illustrations; Working copy; Textblock is tight with some marginalia throughout in pencil; Pictorial cover with no creasing to spine & modest shelf wear, save for one-inch close tear to front panel, top right; A solid reference copy; . (This was the result of a year-long study by a group of scholars and students who integrated their fields of specialization into an in-depth study of this current issue. Drawing on economics, history, philosophy, theology, as well as the natural sciences and environmental studies, it addresses the resource-use problems the world faces today.) 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
 
11 From Torah to Apocalypse : An Introduction to the Bible
Fesperman, Francis I. U.S.A. University Press of America 1983 0819135550 / 9780819135551 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 323 pages with index; Black & white maps and charts; Textblock is tight with no highlighting, no underlining and no marginalia; Cover is unfaded with modest shelf and edge wear including some wear to top & tail of spine/corners; . (It is the author's conviction that the Bible is an inheritance of unmatched value and we are privileged to explore and enjoy it. This book was written to fill a need for a textbook to use in a college undergraduate one-semester course covering the entire Bible. With few exceptions, this book deals only with those books found in Protestant Bibles, that is, the Old Testament books which the Hebrews accepted as their scriptures, plus the New Testament literature which is the common heritage. This book makes use of much of their knowledge from literary, historical, and archaeological studies of scholars and is not a list of the Bible books themselves.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
12 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Western Education, Charles E. Merrill International Series in Education
Frost, S. E., Jr.(Brooklyn College, The City University of New York) ; Wiles, Kimball (Editor) Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. Charles E. Merrill Publishing Company 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 539 pages with index; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings save for light amount of underlining and light wear to edges of textblock; Blue cloth-covered boards with the title in dark blue; Blue and cream dust-jacket has protected the book well but has modest shelf and edge wear including some rubbing, small pieces missing from some edges and small close tears, so we have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; . (Designed to inform and inspire those who are interested in education, and this offers a comprehensive view of the sweep of history, presenting helpful insights into the function of education in the process of human growth and development. Here the history of education is brought into modern perspective as the reader is shown what the past has attempted and the degree to which it has succeeded. Presents an overview of the development in education from earliest times up to the twentieth century and it's developed chronologically. The chapters are: In Prehistoric and Primitive Cultures, In the Early Stages of Civilization, Among the Early Hebrews, Among the Early Greeks, Among the Early Romans, Among the Early Christians, In an Age of Faith, During the Renaissance, During the Reformation, Seventeenth Century Realism and Education, In Early America, During Europe's Age of Reason, In Revolutionary America-the Eighteenth Century, In Nineteenth-Century Europe, Educational Thought in Nineteenth-Century Europe, In the United States-Nineteenth Century, In the Twentieth-Century-One World, Education in One World.) 
Price: 5.94 USD

 
 
13 Maybe (Maybe Not) Second Thoughts From a Secret Life
Fulghum, Robert New York, New York, U.S.A. Villard Books 1993 0679419608 / 9780679419600 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Kathy Saksa (Jacket Design) 
; 228 pages, First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for a tiny mark to the front-free endpaper; Boards are yellow with a black spine and title in gold; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear including a tiny piece missing to the top right (at front cover flap/inside edge); We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; . (Contemplate with the author the revelations afforded by ironing a shirt, a rousing session of musical chairs, or the ethical struggle to decide a poinsettia's fate.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
14 Teaching Your Kids the Truth About Consequences: Helping Them Make the Connection Between Choices & Results
Hahn, Daniel M.; Hahn, Daniel Bloomington, Minnesota, U.S.A. Bethany House Pub 1995 1556616805 / 9781556616808 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 252 pages; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings and no names; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear including bumping to top right hand corner; . (Dr. Daniel Hahn explains how parents can communicate truth about crucial values to help children and teens see the all-important connection between the choices they make and the results they experience. A practical plan for parents who want to help kids develop an internal compass for living in a world where principles are questioned and even scorned.) 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
 
15 Shalom: Peace the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Complete and Unabridged Revised Edition)
Haring, Bernard Garden City, New York Image Books 1969 0385079710 / 9780385079716 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall James Barkley (Cover Painting) 
; Wraps; 354 pages with index, reprint; Image Books #D264; Textblock is tight with unmarked, undamaged pages; Does have bookstore stamp at bottom right of front-free endpaper and tiny marks to head of textblock; Pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including light rubbing; . (Explanation of penance by a theologian in a straight-forward manner, and a candid discussion of confession. Emphasizes the need for patience, understanding and responsibility to reconcile oneself with God and the community of man.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
16 If You Take My Hand, My Son: Leading a Boy to Be a Man of God
Hastings, Wayne Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A. Cook Communications 2001 0781449480 / 9780781449489 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 230 pages; Textblock is tight and clean witih no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine; . (A book that the author hopes will inspire fathers to take the initiative in their sons's spiritual development, while sharing from the Bible insights of Paul's relationship with Timothy as well as his own parenting experience. With practical suggestions.) 
Price: 6.54 USD

 
 
17 How to Enjoy Your Life in Spite of It All
Keyes, Ken Jr. Coos Bay, Oregon, U.S.A. Love Line Books 1980 0915972018 / 9780915972012 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 229 pages with index; Reprint; Textblock is tight and bright with no highlighting, no underlining and no marginalia; Does have former book price placed just inside front cover; Cover is unfaded with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (Ken Keyes has condensed vital life principles into twelve tools that you can apply in your moment-to-moment living. The tools are simple, but it's noted that it isn't easy to make changes because our mental habits become deeply ingrained. A very interesting and helpful reference work.) 
Price: 6.05 USD

 
18 Commentaries On Living: 1st Series (A Quest Book)
Krishnamurti, J.; Rajagopal, D. (Edited by) U.S.A. The Theosophical Publishing House 1967 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 254 pages; Second Quest Book printing 1968; 1st Series; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names; Cover has modest shelf and edge wear including tanning and minor discoloration to back panel; . (In this series of commentaries, J. Krishnamurti, touches upon many human problems - our hopes, our fears, our illusions, our beliefs, our prejudices - and in the simplest language, that seems to pierce to their roots. This is the 1st Series.) 
Price: 5.89 USD

 
 
19 Death is a Noun
Langone, John New York, New York, U.S.A. Dell Publishing 1972 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; Wraps, 188 pages; First Laurel Printing March 1975; Textblock is tight with unmarked pages; Pages are gently tanned with light marks to top of textblock; Edges of textblock are green as published; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including lightest of wear to edges; . (This unusual book tries to examine death and dying in an object way, such as definitions of death, euthanasia, why people murder, capital punishment, suicide, the scientific quest for longer life and conjecture.) 
Price: 6.01 USD

 
20 The Flow of Religious Instruction: A Social-Science Approach
Lee, James Michael U.S.A. Religious Education Pr 1975 0891350012 / 9780891350019 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 379 pages with index; Textblock is tight with light underlining/highlighting and minimal marginalia with previous owners stamp neatly placed to front-free endpaper; Sand colored cloth boards with title in black to spine; Dust-jacket has modest shelf and edge wear including light sunning to spine with title clearly seen; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; . (James Michael Lee's position was a fundamental shift in the way religious educators conceive of the teaching process including a radical reorganization of the manner in which religious educators actually teach. Lee states "attention to and control of the teaching act constitute the most direct and most practical way of improving the quality of religious instruction". His book was designed to fully examine the nature and dynamics of the teaching of religion.) 
Price: 10.91 USD

 
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